Lucky Boston: Its history has been chronicled by some great historians. Whether you wish to begin with an overview of Boston's history or focus on an event or person, there are plenty of resources available for your needs. Below you will find some classic resources for beginners and seasoned researchers alike.
In addition to the catalog selections below, you may find it helpful to search in the catalog for:
For primary and additional secondary sources, check out our special collections and databases pages. For images and maps, check out our Flickr photostream, the Boston Public Library at the Digital Commonwealth and the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the BPL.