Local History and Genealogy Resources at Worcester Public Library

​Please note, user must be at the Worcester Public Library to use some of the Historical databases.

Local History & Genealogy Collection

The third floor of the Uxbridge Free Public Library houses items in a variety of formats of historical interest to the community of the Town of Uxbridge. Most of these items have been cataloged.
The Local History Room contains the Civil War Collection, the Revolutionary War Collection and the GAR Collection maintained by Roy Henry and members of the GAR of Uxbridge. Original documents such as local family genealogies, accounts, ledgers, portraits and photographs related to local history are also housed here. 
The Beatrice Sprague Room contains a map chest with historic maps of Uxbridge and the surrounding community, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings dating back to 1922, town reports, school reports, yearbooks, vital records and other town related publications. Back issues of periodicals are also kept here, along with bound volumes of the Blackstone Valley Tribune.
A microfilm reader is located on the Main Floor for use.  Microfilm of various years of the Blackstone Valley Tribune, the Uxbridge and the Whitinsville Times, the Uxbridge and the Whitinsville Compendium, the Uxbridge and the Whitinsville Transcript, Town Births 1893-1959, the Douglas Herald, Massachusetts Vital Records: Uxbridge 1720-1900 and the Uxbridge Booster are housed in a cabinet next to the readers.  Please check the library catalog for scope of years.