The transfer of the collection and facilities from the old location off the courtyard of the McKim building was completed by March 30, 2011, when the Department opened to researchers after only one day's closing.
|Microtext Department at the Boston Public Library|
A key research center for genealogists, the Department's holdings include:
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- U.S. Newspapers: Boston; Mass; US Domestic; Foreign
- Federal Census for all New England States 1790-1930
- Genealogy and Local History
- Regimental Histories of the American Civil War
- Sanborn Fire Insurance Atlases
- Index to Passenger Lists (Boston 1848-1891; 1899-1920)
- United States City Directories (including Boston)
You can visit the new home of the BPL Microtext Department as part of the CCGS Research Trip to Boston on Tuesday May 10, 2011. Click for details, cost and registration.