Welcome to the Phillips Library's growing collection of digitized manuscripts, pamphlets, broadsides, maps, photographs, and more. Our scope is global and encyclopedic, reflecting more than 220 years of collecting activity.
View our Collections page, search, or browse to explore more content. Here are three of our newest or most popular collections:
Edward S. Morse Collection
Documents and photographs from the library's two Morse collections, as well as transcripts of the diaries he kept on his trips to Japan, and additional content.
Documents related to Sophia and Nathaniel Hawthorne from various collections held by the Phillips Library.
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Use one or more of the boxes below to browse our digital collections by creator, subject, or format.
Digital Commonwealth, the digital repository for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, digitizes and hosts Phillips Library photographic collections.
Our Internet Archive site contains digitized bound materials, including ships' logbooks and publications issued by PEM and our ancestor institutions.