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      Phillips Library Digital Collections

      Our digitization program provides free worldwide access to selected portions of our collections. Files are permanently hosted by the library’s Digital Collections portal, Digital Commonwealth and the Internet Archive and may be downloaded in several formats. Questions? Email

      A page from a ships logbook with a ship and fish drawn on it.

      Phillips Library Digital Collections

      Explore the library's growing collection of digitized manuscripts, pamphlets, broadsides, maps, photographs and more.

      Digital Commonwealth

      This statewide, collaborative digital repository hosts the Phillips Library’s photographic collections, primarily late 19th and early 20th century Asia and Essex County landscapes, architecture and people.

      Internet Archive

      Browse and search our digitized bound materials — including ships' logbooks, rare books and publications issued by PEM and our ancestor institutions.