Photographs, letters, diaries, maps, administrative documents, scrapbooks. Papers and records relating to Westborough history collected by Charles H. Reed and later his daughter, Rachel Deering. Some of the items form the core of the book collection and the Genealogies of Westborough Families collection.
The collection contains images gathered during the “Westborough: Your Town – Your History” Scanning Day held on February 4, 2017. The Westborough Public Library asked residents to bring in historical and cultural items relating to Westborough for it to scan and digitize. Printed material includes posters, plans, and newspaper articles relating to the event. The event was made possible by a Common Heritage Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Newsletters written and distributed by Selectman Syed Hashmi via e-mail to inform Westborough residents about issues, events, and his thoughts on how to improve Westborough.
This collection contains important images, records, and ephemera of Westborough and its history. Official collection name: The Philip M. Kittredge Collection Location: Oversize shelving – 1 Local identifier: LH.085 Creator: Philip M. Kittredge Date: Undetermined Extent: Undetermined Subject: Local history–Westborough (Mass.); Westborough (Mass.)–Pictorial works; Westborough (Mass.)–Social life and customs; Business enterprises–Westborough (Mass.) Online access: Westborough
Various published directories for Westborough, covering various years.
Two games based on Monopoly with a Westborough theme.
Three plates, each with images relating to Westborough history (including one plate of the Library, produced by C. E. Beach, Druggist).
Residents who have conducted historical research on their homes are encouraged to submit the results to the Westborough Public Library to share with future home owners.
Maps and atlases, mostly focused on Westborough and its surrounding areas.
Social media sites with a focus on the Westborough community as a whole. See individual subject collections in Westborough on the Web: Archive-It (https://archive-it.org/home/westborough) for more social media sites.