The Archives photograph collection, containing more than 40,000 prints, film negatives, slides and glass plates, is an enormous visual resource for those interested in the history of the Town of Greenwich, especially its development from a nineteenth century farming and shipping community to the commercial and residential center with …
Items from the museum collections at the Greenwich Historical Society.
The postcard collection provides visual documentation for many public and private structures in Greenwich, including post offices, hotels, houses and places of worship.
Printed material including brochures, menus, pamphlets, tickets and cards from a wide variety of Greenwich businesses and organizations.
Selections of personal and business correspondence from the collections.
The scope of the collections of the Library & Archives at the Greenwich Historical Society is wide and varied, and includes personal papers, genealogical material, photographs, maps and plot plans, and the records of educational and religious organizations, businesses and associations. This material reflects the long history of Greenwich, Connecticut and its inhabitants-from farmers to Gilded Age barons, politicians and civic leaders, artists and writers, bankers and shopkeepers, local churches, clubs, libraries, schools and municipal organizations.
Housed at the Bush-Holley Historic Site, the Library & Archives helps document its historic location and the Cos Cob art colony.
This portal provides virtual access to selections from our extensive physical collections. Check back often to explore the latest additions.