Welcome to the online collections of the Museums of the Bethel Historical Society!

This website serves both as the online public access catalog (OPAC) for our library and archives collections, and as a showcase for some of our most interesting digital collections.

Please note that this site is a work in progress, and many collections are not yet listed here. Please contact the library with specific questions related to our holdings.

Recently Added Items

COLL 64: Mansfield Packard Tape Collection

A collection of eight audiocassette tapes containing recordings made by Mansfield Packard of Greenwood and Woodstock events from the 1980s. Many of…

COLL 11: Bethel Historical Society Slide Collection

Large collection of 35 mm slides collected and produced by the Bethel Historical Society over the years. Many of these are copy work of other items in…

COLL 21: Town Records of Albany

Original records books (given by June Bachelder) for the town of Albany, as well as photocopies, transcriptions, and an index of the vital records…