The Local History Collection is currently in storage while the library is under construction. Please contact the Library Director if you have questions about accessing this material by email Library @ PeterboroughNH.gov.
Includes the following newspapers that are fully indexed and searchable online.
Contoocook Transcript 1847-1959
Peterborough Messenger 1848-1860
Peterborough Transcript, 1849-1997
Monadnock Ledger Transcript, 2018
Below is a brief list of some of the more popular materials available in the Local History Collection (in print).
Looking for Primary Source Materials?
The Monadnock Center for History and Culture is the home of a rich historical archive that documents the history of Peterborough and the Monadnock Region. The Morison Library & Archives offers the community access to thousands of letters, diaries, newspapers, photographs and other documents that record our past. Primary source materials include extensive holdings on the town’s 19th century mills and manufacturers, genealogical materials, and tax records.