Digitized Brunswick History
links to Brunswick history projects published online by Curtis Memorial Library
Snow Index – This is an index to microfilm of the Brunswick weekly newspapers for 1853 through December 1960.
Photos from the Brunswick newspapers from 1902 to 1960. These images, re-photographed by Richard Snow, may be be referenced from the Snow Index.
MaineTimesIndex 1968-1994 a searchable pdf of The Maine Times
William A. Wheeler Works Brunswick Yesterdays transcribed from the Brunswick Record and annotated by Richard Snow
1790 Census for Brunswick, Maine transcribed by library volunteer Judy Husman
Index of where to find local town directories from 1867 to 1983
Town Directories from 1867 to 1985 include Brunswick, Harpswell, Topsham, Richmond, Bowdoin and Bowdoinham. Also included in many are Bowdoin College faculty and students.
Brunswick Town Reports from 1834 to 1973. Searchable pdf.
Brunswick Town Reports of 1867 and 1882-97 held in the University of Maine’s Fogler Library.
Brunswick Maritime History: a collection of newspaper articles and other documentary materials compiled by Mary Gilman in the 1920’s.
Index of tax books since 1822 Brunswick_Town_Hall_Records_Inventory compiled by Carol P. McCoy at www.find-your-roots.com.
A History of the Public Library in Brunswick, Maine, by Louise R. Helmreich (online version of the 84-page book published in 1976)
Churches and Religious Organizations: A Short Historical Glimpse by Richard Snow
Facts About Brunswick, Maine by John Furbish 1862 – 1879 (electronic rendering of the facsimile edition published in 1976)
Facts and Legends Concerning the Underground Railroad in Topsham and Brunswick (pdf) by Mark Cheetham
Brunswick and Topsham Cemetery transcriptions and maps (below) prepared by father and son team, Don and Mark Cheetham.
Brunswick Cemetery Indices: A searchable pdf of the area cemeteries that may be used in conjunction with the Cheetham mappings in the reference area
Pine Grove Cemetery of Brunswick blog: a project of the Pejepscot Historical Society, features information about the Pine Grove Cemetery in Brunswick, Maine: biographies of individuals buried there, Brunswick & regional history, funerary practices and mourning art & culture.
Letters of Henry Putnam, a gentleman from South Carolina to a friend describing Brunswick in 1820.
Merrymeeting Park, Brunswick, Maine, by Chris Gutscher (online version of the 1985 booklet)
Wheeler & Wheeler’s History of Brunswick, Topsham, and Harpswell (online version of the 959-page book first published in 1878)
Brunswick & Topsham in 1887 (map in pdf)
Downtown Brunswick in 1887 (map in gif )
Maine Street in 1923 (Maine Street maps courtesy of Mark Cheetham)