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The collections of the Phillips Library consist of manuscripts, books, pamphlets, maps, charts, photographs and documents created for personal, business, legal, artistic, didactic and scholarly use. The collections have come from around the world.
Within the museum, not all items created on paper are held in the library. For works of art on paper contact the American Decorative Arts Department. For photographs contact the Photography Department. For nautical navigation charts contact the Maritime Department.
Library \\ Collections
Essex County History, Frederick Townsend Ward collection of Chinese materials, Maritime, Belles Lettres and Popular Literature, Religious Life and Doctrine, Travel Literature and Geography, Reform Literature, Architecture and Related Crafts, Trade Catalogues and Business Advertising