The Lexington Historical Society maintains a research library and archives at the Hancock-Clarke House, 36 Hancock Street. The collections cover the entirety of Lexington’s history from the 17th century through present day and include thousands of original manuscripts and photographs. Our archives are especially rich regarding Lexington’s historic role in the opening days of the American Revolution.
With the exception of student researchers, research privileges are extended to Lexington Historical Society Members only. You can become a Member of the Society for $35. Please click here to learn more about membership and to take advantage of this free access to research materials!
Research requests can be submitted:
For those wishing to conduct research in person, the Society’s Archives are open by appointment only. To make an appointment, contact the Archives Manager at EMubarek@lexingtonhistory.org.