Family Papers

Below are finding aids to some of the manuscript collections in the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association Library. Although these collections are organized by families, they contain documents and correspondence pertaining to a wide variety of topics, such as agriculture, domestic economy, education, medicine, military events, and theology, to name a few.

Abell Family Papers
Abercrombie Family Papers
Allen Family Papers
Alquist Sherman Papers
Amos Taylor Papers

Arms Family Papers
Arms Family Papers – Masha & William
Ashley Family Papers
Atherton Papers
Avery Family Papers
C. Alice Baker Papers
Barnard Family Papers
Birks Family Papers
Briggs Family Papers
Brown Family Papers

Cannon-Canning Family Papers
Childs Family Papers
Clapp Family Papers
Cooley Family Papers

Dickinson Family Papers
Emma Lewis Coleman Papers
Field Family Papers

Fuller-Higginson Family Papers
Greenough Family Papers
Grout Family Papers

Hawks Family Papers
Hinsdale Family Papers
Hitchcock Family Papers

Hoyt Family Papers
Hyde Family Papers – Frederick & Matilda
George Melnik Papers

Negus Family Papers
Pratt Family Papers
Robbins & Wilbur Family Papers
Russell Family Papers
Saxton Family Papers
Sheldon Family Papers
George Sheldon Papers

Smead Family Papers
Starr Family Papers
Stebbins Family Papers

Stevens Family Papers
Stowell Family Papers
Taylor Family Papers
Watson Family Papers

Wells Family Papers
Wilby Family Papers
Willard Family Papers

Williams Family Papers
Wilson Family Papers
Wright Family Papers
Yale Family Papers

More Resources:
PVMA’s American Centuries website also features a large number of scanned and transcribed items from the library collection.