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Stories from the Stacks

The Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives houses a seemingly endless collection of unique and rich manuscripts, photographs, books, maps, and other archival documents from the region’s impressive (almost) four-hundred-year history. While we continue to progress in our efforts to get our collection online and to your computers, we’ve got a lot of great material we want to share with you before then, including:


CAM Video Vault Lecture SeriesI never got the chance to meet Peter Anastas. And from what I’ve seen, heard, read, and watched, it’s unfortunate that I didn’t. During my first few months as the Librarian & Archivist at the Cape Ann Museum ... continue reading here.


Digital Resources & Digital Research Advisory Service—Just because our doors are currently closed doesn’t mean that your research and historical study has to stop! The Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives is always open ... continue reading here.


A Personal Reflection on the Value of Oral HistoriesDoris Helen McNeely Wankel. An obscure Cape Ann Artist you’ve never heard of? No. In fact, Doris has never lived on Cape Ann; never summered on Cape Ann; never even visited Cape Ann! Read more here.


What's In Your Attic? As we’re all relegated to the comfort of our homes for the coming weeks, now would be a great time to visit the attic and see what Cape Ann-related historical documents, photographs and videos might be hiding there! Read more here.


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