The library has a variety of historical materials including field books, insurance and tax maps, 166 volumes of the DAR Lineage Books, and city directories from 1855 to 1987. (The library also has phone books for the years following 1987.) Information on local manufacturers, historical buildings, government officials and people, celebrations and events are also available.

To view a list of materials about New Brunswick available for use in our Reference Room, please click here. Contents include materials that may need to be retrieved for you from our Archives; please understand that they may not be readily available. Calling in advance is helpful if you would like to peruse any of these local history materials.