Programs

Secretary of the Commonwealth William Francis Galvin meets with Archives volunteers.
Secretary of the Commonwealth William Francis Galvin meets with Archives volunteers.

Exhibits

The Archives curates on site and traveling historical exhibits. For information about exhibits, contact the Commonwealth Museum.

Educational Programs

The Archives presents formal and informal educational programs that introduce students and teachers to research resources and exhibits. Programs are hosted through the Commonwealth Museum.

Tours

Groups can arrange for tours of the Archives facility or presentations about resources held at the Archives. For information about presentations or tours, please contact the Archivist of the Commonwealth, 617-727-2816 or archives@sec.state.ma.us.

Act incorporating Hardwick, Worcester County, from Lambstown Plantation, 1739.
Act incorporating Hardwick, Worcester County, from Lambstown Plantation, 1739.

Town Charter Program

Cities and towns can request the display of the historical documents relevant to their town for special events or anniversaries. For information contact the Archivist of the Commonwealth, 617-727-2816 or archives@sec.state.ma.us.

Volunteer Program

The Archives has an active volunteer program. Projects include data entry, reference assistance, and collection preparation. For information contact Jennifer Fauxsmith, 617-727-2816 or jennifer.fauxsmith@sec.state.ma.us.

Intern Program

The Archives hosts interns, who work on special projects in archival managment or research to gain experience or fulfill course requirements. For more information, contact Martha Clark, 617-727-2816 or martha.clark@sec.state.ma.us.