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Andover
Amos Blanchard House
97 Main Street
Andover MA 01810
Phone 978 475-2236
Web Site www.ultranet.com/~andhists/
Description house restored to 1820-1840 period, tools in barn, research center
Type of Resource House Museum
Collection N-Z Photography
Research/Reading Library
Era 1819
Owner/Operator: Andover Historical Society
 

  MA

  Beverly

  Walker Transportation Collection

  117 Cabot Street

  Beverly  MA  01915    

  Phone  978 922-1186

  Web Site www.walkertrans.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@walkertrans.org

  Description  photos, slides, models, books on planes, trains, autos, boats,

                    construction equipment

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Collection G-M   Models

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research   Library

  Owner/Operator:  Beverly Historical Society

  New or Updated:  7/15/2007

Boston
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston MA 02116
Phone 617 536-5400
Web Site http://www.bpl.org/
E-mail mailto:info@bpl.org
Alt Web http://sargentmurals.bpl.org/
Description library building has murals, paintings, sculpture, collections include over half a million photos, architectural plans & city building documents
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Arts
Field of Study/Science Facility Architecture
Collection N-Z Photography
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 05/06/2003

Massachusetts
Boston
Photographic Resource Center
832 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston  MA  02215    
Phone  617 975-0600
Web Site  http://www.bu.edu/prc/visitor.htm
E-mail  mailto:prc@bu.edu
Description  photographic gallery and education center
Type of Resource  Gallery
Primary Focus  Arts
Collection N-Z  Photography
Research /Reading  Library
New or Updated:  07/09/2003

  Brighton
 
Brighton-Allston Historical Society
 
Brighton Library
 
40 Academy Hill Road
 
Brighton  MA  02135    
 
Phone  617 782-8483
 
Web Site  http://www.bahistory.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:wpmarchione@attbi.com
 
Description  society with room in local library, links to neighborhood & regional
 
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Historical Society
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  07/15/2003

  MA

  Cambridge

  MIT Museum

  265 Massachusetts Avenue

  N52-200

  Cambridge            MA           02139    

  Phone   617 253-4444

  Alt Phone   617 253-5927

  Web   http://web.mit.edu/museum/

  E-mail  mailto:museuminfo@mit.edu

  Description  Technology school's take on the mechanical, industrial, and technology

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Collection A-L Holograms

  Collection  Photography

  New or  Updated                                1/30/2006

  Massachusetts
 
Danvers
 
Danvers Archival Center
 
15 Sylvan Street
 
Peabody Institute Library
 
Danvers  MA  01923  
 
Phone  978 774-0554
 
Web Site  http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/salem/witchcraft/Collection.html
  
Description  goal is to collect all public and private written materials on the history of                         Danvers and Salem Massachusetts
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  08/21/2003

  MA

  Harwich

  Brooks Academy Museum

  80 Parallel Street

  Harwich  MA  02645    

  Phone   508 432-8089

  Web Site  http://www.harwichhistoricalsociety.org/

  Description  Cranberry Culture, Charles Cahoon paintings, Crowell carved birds

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Collection   Photography

  Era  1844

  Owner/Operator:  Harwich Historical Society

  New or Updated:   4/9/2006
 

  MA

  Lexington

  National Heritage Museum

  33 Marret Road

  Lexington  MA    02173    

  Phone   617 861-6559

  Web Site  www.monh.org

  Description  changing exhibits of decorative & folk art, toys, people

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Field of Study Folk Life

  Collection  Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Maps

  Collection  Photography

  Research  Library

  Owner/Operator:  32nd Scottish Rite Freemasons

  New or Updated:  4/14/2006

Massachusetts
Manchester-by-the-Sea
Trask House Museum
10 Union Street
Manchester-by-the-Sea 01944
Phone 978 526-7230
Web Site http://manchesterhistorical.org/
E-mail mailto:manchesterhistorical@prodigy.net
Description locally made furniture
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
Collection N-Z Photography
Research/Reading Archives
Era 1823
Owner/Operator: Manchester Historical Society

  MA

  New Bedford

  New Bedford Whaling Museum

  18 Johnny Cake Hill

  New Bedford  MA   02740    

  Phone   508 997-0046

  Web Site  www.whalingmuseum.org

  Description  all about whaling, Whalers, and the places they went

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Industry /Profession Whaling

  Collection  Photography

  Research   Library

  Owner/Operator:  Old Dartmouth Historical Society

  New or Updated:  4/22/2006

  Northampton
 
Historic Northampton Museum
 
46 Bridge Street
 
Northampton  MA  01060     
 
Phone  413 584-6011
 
Web Site  www.historic-northampton.org/
 
Alt Web  www.virtual-valley.com/histinhamp/
 
Description  Western Massachusetts from precontact to present in arts, artifacts,                         photos & More
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection A-F  Costume
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  10/26/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Provincetown
 
Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum
 
High Pole Hill
 
PO Box 1125
 
Provincetown            MA  02657  
 
Phone   508 487-1310
 
Web Site  http://pilgrim-monument.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:webmaster@pilgrim-monument.org
 
Description  tower overlooks Cape Cod Bay and Provincetown harbor, museum features
                   
Pilgrims, maritime history, and American theater
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Industry /Profession Whaling
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:    1/1/2004

  Provincetown
 
Provincetown Heritage Museum
 
356 Commercial Street
 
mail: Provincetown Town Hall
 
Provincetown   MA  02657    
 
Phone   508 487-7098
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://provincetownbanner.com/news/7/17/2003
 
Description  CLOSED local history, focus on arts community & Victorian era
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Church
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Era  1860
 
New or Updated:   1/1/2004

  Massachusetts
 
Salem
 
Peabody Essex  Museum
 
East India Square
 
Salem MA  01970    
 
Phone   978 745-9500
 
Web Site  http://www.pem.org/homepage/
 
Toll Free  866 745-1876
 
Description  2.4 million items, Pacific rim arts, architecture, rare books
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Collection A-F Decorative
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  1/6/2004

  MA

  Somerville

  Somerville Museum

  1 Westwood Road

  Somerville  MA   02143    

  Phone  617 666-9810

  Web Site http://www.somervillepubliclibrary.org/LHguide.htm

  Alt Web http://www.digitalcity.com/boston/arts/venue.adp?vid=88114

  Description  visual arts & history

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  New or Updated:  7/11/2006

  South Natick
 
Natick Historical Society & Museum
 
Bacon Free Library Building
 
58 Eliot Street
 
South Natick   MA   01760  
 
Phone   508 647-4841
 
Web Site  http://www.natickhistory.com/contactus.html
 
E-mail  mailto:info@natickhistory.com
 
Description  collection dates to 17th century, memorabilia of many well-known figures                     who lived there
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
  Field of Study
Birds
 
Collection N-Z  Photographs
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   1/15/2004

  MA

  Stockbridge

  Norman Rockwell Museum

  9 Glendale Road

  PO Box 183

  Stockbridge  MA   01262    

  Phone  413 298-4100

  Web Site http://www.nrm.org/

  Description  largest collection of works by the famed illustrator

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection G-M  Illustrations

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:  6/23/2006

  Massachusetts
 
Winchester
 
Arthur Griffin Center for Photographic Art
 
65 Shore Road
 
Winchester   MA  01890    
 
Phone   781 729-1158
 
Web Site  http://www.griffinmuseum.org/index.html
 
E-mail  mailto:photos@griffinmuseum.org
 
Description  contemporary & historic photography, houses collection of photojournalist
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
New or Updated:   1/30/2004

  Westwood
 
Westport Historical Society MA
 
25 Drift Road
 
PO Box 3031
 
Westwood  MA  02790    
 
Phone  508 636-6011
 
Web Site  http://www.westporthistory.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:westhist@gis.net
 
Description  predominantly document oriented
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  09/06/2003

 

 

 

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