Local History and Genealogy
Visit our Local History Room for over 3,000 items related to Nashua, the state of New Hampshire, and New England. Our collection includes City Directories, Nashua High School Yearbooks, historical maps, and histories of Nashua institutions like the Fire Department and city bell. The Hunt Room is available during the library’s regular hours.
Nashua (Daily) Telegraph 1869-1952
The Nashua Telegraph/Nashua Daily Telegraph, with issues from March 1869 to February 1952. This archive contains scanned, full-page images of the Telegraph in PDF format. Full text, including images and classifieds, news, obituaries, editorials, and ads.
Nashua Telegraph 1946-2013 – Newspaper Archive
Access.NewspaperArchive.com is a gateway to searching and reading historical newspapers online. Containing tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages dating as far back as the 1700s, the archive is an excellent source of primary source documents. Use the archive to view, save and print full-page newspapers from around the world.
Nashua Telegraph 1998-current
Search more than 20 years of New Hampshire history with The Telegraph. The Telegraph coverage includes 1998 through today, including full-text, web-only content and full-color image edition.
L’Impartial, Nashua’s French language newspaper, published weekly. Issues from March, 1869 through March, 1964.
New Hampshire Union Leader Collection
Search more than 30 years of New Hampshire history with the Union Leader Collection. The Union Leader coverage is from 1989 through today, including full-text, web-only content and full-color image edition.
Search genealogical and historical documents including Census, Social Security, immigration, and other records. Also contains message boards, free newspapers and research assistance. Learn how to use this database more effectively by signing up for the library’s free Genealogy computer class.
Genealogy resource with census data, family records, local histories, and article index. Learn how to use this database more effectively by signing up the library’s free Genealogy computer class.
U.S. Government documents since 1971. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)
GPO’s govinfo provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Nashua Public Library has been a congressionally designated depository for
Our collection of historical photographs of Nashua from the 19th and early 20th century are available online here. For more information about the photographs please visit the information services desk at the library or call (603) 589-4611.