Saturday, November 14, 2015

Work Begins on New NCCHP Research Library!

October and November saw the first steps in the creation of the new Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation Research Library in Granville, Massachusetts.

The goal of the Library is to gather all of the historic Noble & Cooley company records dating back to the mid-1800's, restore as many as possible and organize them so they can be accessed in connection with historical and genealogical research.

New home of the Research Library on the 3rd floor of Building 15. Cabinets and shelves are being collected from various donor sources. The space is unheated so winter work will proceed as weather permits.

Noble & Cooley's collection captures a unique, first-hand look at the United States' transition from an agrarian society, through the industrial revolution, and the impact it had on the people, towns and culture of the times.

Cabinet full of documents dating from late 1800's to early 1900's.
Content of the various journals and records is unknown.
The Research Library is sponsored by the Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation, a 501(c)(3) organization located at 42 Water Street, Granville, Massachusetts.

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