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 and Archives is open to the public on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment.
To help us make your visit more productive, please contact the archives at least 24 hours before your visit and let us know about your research interests. This will help us to retrieve relevant collection material in anticipation of your arrival.
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.
Remote research service is available if you are unable to visit the Library & Archives in person.
Download an explanation of our research service process and associated fees.
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.