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Library + Archives

The Library & Archives consist of over 1,300 linear feet of personal papers and manuscripts, organizational records and photographic materials; printed works such as histories, genealogies, catalogs, maps and atlases and audio and videotape, pertaining to all aspects of Greenwich history, Bush-Holley Historic Site and the Cos Cob art colony.


The Library & Archives are open to the public on Wednesdays from 10 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:00 to 4:00 pm or by appointment.

Access to the Library & Archives is free. Please consider becoming a member or making a donation to help support our work collecting, arranging and sharing the materials that tell the ongoing story of Greenwich.

Search the Catalog

Many of the finding aids (descriptive guides to historical records) and a sampling of the book catalog are now searchable online. Click here to search the catalog. NOTE: Not all available material can be searched online at this time. Feel free to ask the archivist if we have what you are seeking.

Research Services

A professional researcher is available to assist with research queries in person, by phone at 203-869-6899, ext.23 or through email at Questions received from researchers off-site will be answered as time allows.

Reference Interview
Initial 15 minutes: Free
Next 1/2 hour: $25
Next hour: $35/hour


Photocopies and digital photo-reproduction services are available for a fee. Permission to publish reproductions of material owned by the Historical Society must be obtained from the archivist before publication. A separate publication fee will be applied.

For more information, click here.


Greenwich Historical Society 39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT 06807 203‑869‑6899

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