Thursday, March 24, 2011
1914 City Library, Springfield, Massachusetts
The Central Library maintains a collection of published works on Springfield-area history, including local publications such as the Springfield Planning Department's neighborhood studies. All titles are catalogued and searchable in the online catalog. For a more comprehensive local history collection, including archival material, and assistance with genealogical research, please contact the Local History and Genealogy Library at the Museum of Springfield History.
The Central Library maintains a near-complete collection of City Directories dating back to 1866, and a limited collection of Springfield college and public high school yearbooks dating from the early 1900s to the late 1980s. Please contact the Wellman Hall reference desk with inquiries about these resources (413-263-6828 ext 213). City directories and yearbooks are also available for reference use at the Museum of Springfield History.