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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.

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Ferguson Library expansion - view northwest from across Broad Street

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Photograph of the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Connecticut looking northwest from across Broad Street focused on the western part of the construction…

Ferguson Library expansion - view west of western expansion

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Photograph of the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Connecticut looking west at the western side of the building during its renovation and expansion in…

Ferguson Library expansion - third floor interior view of board room step construction

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Photograph of the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Connecticut during its renovation and expansion in 1979. The photo shows the construction of a short…