Hampshire Room for Local History

Workstudy Student with Map

Workstudy Student with old map of Northampton

The Hampshire Room for Local History houses extensive resources in local history and genealogy including account books and town papers, maps, manuscripts, the Sylvester Judd Manuscript, and Seth Pomeroy’s Journal.

For local history and genealogy research, please call 413-587-1014 or email us at localhistory@forbeslibrary.org to make an appointment.

Some genealogy resources are available in the Reference department, please see Genealogy.

For photograph and image research, please see Photos and Images.

Hampshire Room hours

Thursday 1 PM – 5 PM
Friday 1 PM – 5 PM
Saturday 1 PM – 5 PM
(closed Sat. in July & August)