Sandwich Archives

The Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives, with the cooperation of Sandwich Community Television, recently began a series of Oral History interviews with notable Sandwich residents. They can be viewed here:

Tell Me a Story Oral History Project - Interview with Barbara Gill

Tell Me a Story Oral History Project - Interview with Clyde Gill

Tell Me a Story Oral History Project - Interview with Carol Foster Telgren

Tell Me a Story Oral History Project - Interview with Carolyn Crowell

Tell Me a Story Oral History Project - Connie Crocker Carr

Tell Me a Story Oral History Project - Sylvia Alvezi Connor and Linda Alvezi Crocker

Tell Me a Story Oral History Project - Jill Jillson

 


 

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Dodge Macknight Watercolor Reproductions Now  Available

The Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives is offering a giclee print of Dodge Macknight's Kitchen Garden watercolor. This is the first time this unique piece of art has been reproduced and offered to the public for purchase. The print will be made available in limited quantities as a fundraiser to support the Sandwich Town Archives. The reproduction will be offered in two different editions. There will be 200 16"x22" prints at a cost of $75.00 and 300 11"x15" prints at a cost of $50.00 each. The print would make an excellent Christmas gift. The prints will be available for purchase by mail and at lim at the library.  Payment is by check only. If you would like the print framed, the Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives has partnered with Picture This in Merchants' Square to offer a 20% discount on framing services. Picture This will also be selling the print on behalf of the Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives.

Who We Are and What We Do

The Sandwich Town Archives is a place where the past and present come together.  Researchers will find records of historical significance and value, from Sandwich census information to old parchives clockostcards with Sandwich scenes.  There is a bit of history for everyone to glimpse, no matter what the interest.
The primary purpose of the Archives is to collect, maintain, preserve, and make available historic materials to researchers and anyone interested in a bit of local history.

Where and When

The Town Archives is located in the Macknight Room of the Sandwich Public Library.The e-mail access for the archivist, Deborah Rich is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  The Archives is open for researchers on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 to12: 30, and 1:30 to 4:30. The Reference Librarian is available to assist with research in the Archives when the Archivist is unavailable.

The Collections

Become a Member!

We encourage community volunteerism!  Get involved by becoming a member of the Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives (FOSTA)

Support the Archives 

Special projects for the Archives are funded primarily from Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives  (FOSTA) through their annual membership drive.  The Archives also participates in collaborative grant writing with the Sandwich Public Library.
We currently need to create databases for holdings, and convert photographs to a digital format.

To Donate Materials:

The Sandwich Archives and Historical Center continues to collect materials that pertain to Sandwich and its people, past and present. 
Anyone wishing to donate family papers or photographs can contact the archivist, Deborah Rich.  All materials donated are preserved in acid-free folders and boxes.  Photographs are boxed in Mylar sleeves in acid-free folders for their protection.

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Contact Us! 

We would love to know what you think, and suggestions are always welcome. 
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