Reader in the reading roomLibrarians at the American Antiquarian Society are working to acquire and make accessible materials important for the study of American history.

Researchers can determine if AAS has material relevant to their project by searching the general catalog, browsing the collections descriptions, or by contacting the appropriate staff member.

Virtual visitors may browse AAS open-access digital collections.

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Further questions regarding using the library may be directed to Dan Boudreau, Head of Readers’ Services, at 508-471-2171 or

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