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 is open to the public on Wednesdays, 10 am–12:30 pm and 1–4 pm.
Please note: If you plan to visit the Library & Archives, it is highly recommended that you complete the online research request form at least a week in advance and indicate the expected date of your visit. This will help us to make your time on site more productive.
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.