SEARCH THE BOOK COLLECTION

The Book Catalog includes publications, vertical files, Bromley and Sanborn atlases, and reports. This catalog is complete. The Bostonian Society's collection of books is non-circulating. For the most comprehensive results, search both Books and Manuscripts. If you can't find what you are looking for, please email the library or use this form.

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Search Tips
  • A keyword search is used to retrieve a term or phrase that is found anywhere in the catalog record.
    • Church will locate any record containing that term.
    • Church building will locate any record containing that phrase.
  • Use AND, OR, NOT and ( ) to narrow or broaden your search:
    • Church AND building will locate any record containing both terms anywhere in the record.
    • Church OR building will locate any record containing either term anywhere in the record.
    • Building NOT church will narrow your search to locate only those records containing the first term and not the second term.
    • (Church OR building) AND people will locate any record containing either of the terms in parentheses and the term following the parentheses.
  • Use an asterisk to search varying forms of a word
    • Build* will search for build, builder, building, buildings.
    • Church* will search for church, churches, and Churchill.