Historical Archive

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Simon Fairfield Public Library
Historical Archive

The Historical Archive focuses on preserving and promoting the history, the people and the organizations of Douglas, Massachusetts.  

2016.01, Simon Fairfield Public Library : Collection contains items pertaining to the Simon Fairfield Public Library. Items include policies and procedures, Library Director reports and letters, newspaper articles, library events, anniversary items and items relating to the staff of the library.

2016.02, Religious Organizations : Collection contains items pertaining to the various Religious Organizations in Douglas, Massachusetts. Items include pamphlets, newspaper clippings, histories, and published works.

2016.03, Town Celebrations : Collection contains items pertaining to celebrations held by the Town of Douglas. Items include letters, programs, souvenir booklets, photograph albums, ephemera, newspaper clippings and guest book registers.

2016.04, Town History : Collection contains items pertaining to the history of the Town of Douglas, Massachusetts. Items include published and unpublished histories of the town, vital records, newspaper articles, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings and pamphlets..

2018.01, Anthony H. Coppola Collection : This collection is comprised of primary and secondary source materials compiled by Anthony H. Coppola while researching his work They raced horses on Main Street : Douglas, Massachusetts, recalling an era, 1868-1908. Also included are research materials compiled by Coppola during his time as local historian. Items included are clippings, articles, brochures, photographs and prints, and miscellaneous documents. These items date from the early 1800s to the 1900s.