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Boston Public Library: Historical Documents Online: Home

A guide to digtized documents produced by the BPL relating to the history of its operation.

About this Guide

The Boston Public Library's web page is the primary source for information about the BPL’s current operations. This guide looks back at how the library has operated in the past and attempts to bring together in one place digitized documents produced by the BPL. Most of the links in this guide lead to entries in the BPL’s catalog.  The catalog entries will include links to the digitized images that read "Click here to see digitized item."

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