Sunday, March 8, 2009

Brewster Town Clerk's Historic Vault Collection

Titled Brewster Town Clerk's Historic Vault Collection, this 49page finding aid in PDF format (which you can download and print) can be your first step in locating historic records in the Brewster Town Clerk's Archives (some records go back to1710). Once you have the reference from the finding aid, you can callthe Town Clerk's Office at 508-896-4506 for an appointment to examine the record.

Records include: Assessor's Collection, Building of the 1880 Town HallCollection, Cemeteries Collection, First Parish Church, Microfiche Records, Overseers of the Poor, School District Records, Selectmen's records, Stoney Brook Mill Site, Town Clerk's Records, Treasurer's Records.

This finding aid is a result of the collaborative efforts of the BrewsterArchives Committee, which includes representatives from the Brewster Ladies' Library, Brewster Town Hall, First Parish Church, and the Brewster Historical Society. The Committee's goal is toidentify, preserve, catalog and make available the important historical documents of the Town of Brewster.