The following finding aids contain a narrative description of a portion of the archival and manuscript collections held by the Gloucester City Archives. The finding aids are designed to complement the Collection Guide, providing a more detailed account of the contents and historical context of the archive’s collections. There will be regular updates as new finding aids are created.
These collections are available for use at the Gloucester City Archives. Please note the Archives are open Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For additional assistance, contact the Gloucester City Archives at (978) 282-3043 or [Click Here].
Board of Health Records, 1782-1993
Board of Selectmen's Records, 1699-1875
City Papers, 1874-1920s
Dog Regulations and Lists, 1826-1908
Fishery Papers, 1816-1873
Humane Society Correspondence, 1840-1849
Overseers of the Poor, 1739-1916
Port of Gloucester Papers, 1776-1914
Public and Private Accounts, 1764 - 1882
Public Library Records, 1880, 1885, not dated
Records of Commitments to Asylums and House of Corrections, 1839-1884
Religious Societies Papers, 1795-1824
Rockport Separation Papers, 1818-1862
Town Papers, 1703-1876