Medford History Online

Medford History Online

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Books available to borrow through Hoopla and Overdrive:

Medford by Anthony Sammarco
Medford : A Brief History by Dee Morris
Medford in the Victorian Era by Barbara Kerr
Medford Then and Now by Patricia Saunders

Medford Historical Register

The MHR was published by the Medford Historical Society between 1898 and 1940. Click here for indexes and links to the online volumes.

Additional Online Books

Boston Public Library History Resources

Note: Access to some BPL resources requires an ecard which can be obtained on the BPL site. Click here for card information. BPL online resources include the following resources and many others:

  • Hathi Digital Library Digitized books, government publications, and other documents from the collections of an international community of research libraries. All material is indexed and searchable. The Medford items include history books, city and business directories, annual reports, local and federal government documents.
  • Boston Globe 1872-1988
  • New York Times 1851-2016
  • 19th Century US Newspapers