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Welcome to the Ferguson Library's place for local and state history research. In addition to our digital collections, the library provides a wide variety of physical documents and research materials at our Main Library, DiMattia Building in downtown Stamford, Connecticut.

The Ferguson Library's Local Historical and Genealogical collection consists of books, manuscripts, periodicals, maps and city directories.

City directories from 1879 to 1966 and high school yearbooks for limited years are available on microfilm.

Recently Added Items

Campbell family heritage notes


Heritage notes for the Campbell family that descended from Robert Campbell of New London and Voluntown, Connecticut and moved to Lebanon in the early…

Recent Campbell matriculations and grants


Three issues of the "Recent Campbell Matriculations and Grants" newsletter that collects information about the Campbell family that settled in…

Calhoun family heritage notes


Typewritten notes on the Calhoun family featuring information on Seth H. Calhoun and Frank Sanford Calhoun in the 1860s.