The Scarborough Historical Society collects, preserves, and makes available to the public many of its collections. Our holdings include books, pamphlets, diaries, letters, photographs, maps, town records, scrapbooks, audio/video recordings, microfilms, and ephemera. Our research collections are particularly strong focusing on Scarborough, Cumberland and York counties, and Maine.

Books in Bookcase 1

Also, includes links to books that are both in the Library and are available on-line.

Books of Interest Available On-Line

These books are not available at the museum but are known to be important for genealogical research of Scarborough ancestors.

Lateral File Cabinet #1

Binders, notebooks, and yearbooks of genealogical and historical interest. Includes table.


Maps of interest regarding Scarborough, Maine.

Slide Images

Index to the slides available at the Scarborough Historical Museum


Scarborough Historical Society and Museum videos available on YouTube.