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The State Library has two new databases that can be very valuable to your research. Ancestry and are currently available remotely for patrons with a library card. You can find them on our database page.

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Main Library
Massachusetts State House, Room 341, Boston, MA 02133
Special Collections Department
Massachusetts State House, Room 55, Boston, MA 02133


(617) 727-9730

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