Boston Public Library
Genealogy

Social Sciences Department, 2nd Floor, McKim Building, Central Library, 617-859-2261

Biographical Resources

This is a partial listing of collected biographical/historical information. Some collections provide brief to detailed informational entries, while others give bibliographic notes to locate further sources. The Social Sciences Department and the Rare Books and Manuscripts Department should be consulted for information about holdings of personal and family papers.

Biographical Dictionaries and Bibliographies

Genealogical Dictionaries and Gazetteers