Digital Resources

Digital Commonwealth
The Hingham Public Library's glass plate photographs have been scanned and added to the Massachusetts Digital Commonwealth, a repository of digital content available for free in a searchable online catalog.

Google Books about Hingham
Free books online that pertain to the town and/or citizens of Hingham. A search retrieval sorted by relevance, but can be sorted by date; about 21 pages of results.

Genealogy and Local History Books Available Online
This PDF includes links to various books available in full on the Internet Archive to assist with genealogical and local history research.

Hingham Historic Asset Inventory
Comprehensive community inventory of historic, architectural and archaeological assets. Alphabetical by street name, the Hingham Historic Asset Inventory includes construction date, style, original resident name, and more.

Hingham Newspaper Database

Hingham Public Library Historical Collection
Collection of digitized archival material from the Hingham Public Library's historical collection. Includes materials relating to Hingham families, businesses, organizations, schools, and more. Contents include genealogical information, personal correspondence, land records, manuscripts, and various pamphlets and publications. Items available to view and also downloadable in JPG or PDF formats.