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NH History & Genealogy

New Hampshire History and Genealogy Resources

Digital Newspaper Archive Now Online

Through our a partnership with Advantage Archives, editions of the Littleton Courier are available for online searching and viewing. 

Currently Available Online: Littleton Courier: DEC 1889 – 1976


 Go to Littleton Public Library History Archives Online 


In addition, all of our microfilm collection of historical local newspapers has been digitized into searchable PDF images available for viewing in the library:

  • Above the Clouds AMC 1877-1917
  • Ammonoosuc Times
  • Littleton Courier: DEC 1889-2007
    Littleton Courier: MAR 26, 2008 – FEB 2023
    (from the publisher’s pdfs)
  • Littleton High School Yearbooks 1950-1985
  • Littleton Journal: 1881-1889
  • People’s Journal: 1855-1864
  • White Mountain Republic: 1867-1913

For  more information call (603-444-5741) or email littlib@gmail.com the library.

Kilburn Brothers Stereographic Picture Archive

From NH Historical Marker (at the intersection of Cottage Street and Kilburn Street in Littleton, NH): “Kilburn Brothers Stereoscopic View Factory | Here, from 1867 to 1909, the world famous Kilburn brothers, Benjamin and Edward, produced and distributed thousands of stereoscopic views. Their collection, largest in the world and collector’s items today, provided popular parlor entertainment for generations.”

 Kilburn Stereoviews contains select images of local interest.  More images are available for viewing in the library’s NH Room. Please see the indexes below for a detailed inventory of available stereographic slides.

LPL Searchable Spreadsheets

The NH Room in the Littleton Public Library is home to a large collection of written and pictural records of local historical value. 

New Hampshire Room File Cabinet Index

Index of file folders physically located in the Littleton Public Library NH Room file cabinet.

Kilburn Brothers Stereographic Slide Index

Index of over 10,000 stereographic slides that physically reside on the shelves of the Littleton Library in the NH Room.

Ancestry & Heritage Quest

The Ancestry Library (World) Edition and HeritageQuest Online are only accessible while in our library.  

Links to other NH History Resources