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Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons

Local Histories of Essex County, MA in the 19th Century

Nancy Dennis & Anna Hocker


  • The following periodicals published short historical pieces about people, locations, and events in Essex County. 
  • Both began publication in the nineteenth century.
  • If you cannot access the full text of any articles (due to the Guest Status), please contact Nancy Dennis. We will submit an Interlibrary Loan request. (
  • Access both journals through The Internet Archive or HathiTrust.

Essex Institution Historical Collections

  • Example:

Essex Antiquarian

  • Examples: