Updated: Feb 5, 2019
The following list is a selection of important general works of reference in the Boston Public Library. The numerous heraldic and genealogical works of Burke and other similar reference books have been omitted. Serial publications, patriotic hereditary societies, and New England town and county histories and family histories.
These may lead you to resources you were unaware of. Take a look! [Alternate Link]
See also Durrie's Index to American genealogies.
Source: A finding list of genealogies and town and local histories containing family records, in the Public Library of the City of Boston, by Boston Public Library; Doyle, Agnes C; Knapp, Arthur Mason, 1900. [Link]