Collections

Genealogy Resources

The Dyer Memorial Library is one of the premier local history and genealogy research libraries in the region. Our genealogy collection is one of the richest on the Massachusetts South Shore. The library has a vast collection of materials to help anyone doing genealogical research. We collect printed items and microfiche and have a collection of genealogy CD-ROMs as well as an online subscription to the New England Historic and Genealogical Society.

The Dyer's resources include,

Mayflower Families - Silver Books

Massachusetts Census - 1855 and 1865

Abington-Whitman Directory 1889

 

Special Genealogy Collections

Also included in our genealogy collection are the personal research papers of Anna and Clara Gurney from Whitman and Herbert Hunt of Rockland.