The Boxford Historic Document Center collects documents and records about the people, houses, businesses, community groups, and events in the town of Boxford. Our document collection spans over 300 years of Boxford's history, from the time of the town's incorporation to the present day. View the links below for descriptions of our document collections.


Do you have documents or ephemera (letters, programs, articles, legal documents, etc.) about the town or people of Boxford that you would like us to preserve? We keep our collections stored in archival boxes in a climate-controlled environment. To donate documents about the town and/or Boxford residents, email us at, or stop in and visit us at 173A Washington Street. We are open on Wednesdays and the first two Saturdays of the month. 

Biographical Records

Documents, newspaper articles, and ephemera for Boxford residents and families, past and present 

Family and Personal Paper Collections

Larger collections of documents and ephemera about Boxford families and residents 

General Interest Files

Explore the collection! All things Boxford that you could ever want to learn about 


List of names and dates for all the obituaries in our collection [search last name, first name]

Boxford Church Records

Records in our collection and on deposit from Boxford's First and Second Congregational Churches 

Boxford Town Records

Links to online town record collections and information about additional, non-digitized records