"The Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System (MACRIS) allows you to search the Massachusetts Historical Commission database for information on historic properties and areas in the Commonwealth.
Users of the database should keep in mind that it does not include information on all historic properties and areas in Massachusetts, nor does it reflect all the information on file on historic properties and areas at the Massachusetts Historical Commission."
Search for books and media on local and regional history and current conditions using the city or town name with the subject terms chosen on the pull-down menu
Northampton (Mass.) --
and subject subheadings such as:
Buildings, structures, etc.
Commerce | Economic conditions
Description and travel | Guidebooks
Emmigration and immigration | Ethnic relations
History -- Chronology | Sources
History -- Photographs | Pictorial works
Maps | Aerial views
Politics and government
Population | Census | Biography
Social conditions | Social life and customs