May be ordered through the nearest Family History Center and available at the Family History Library. This title is continued by Source:Essex Institute Historical Collections (Essex Institute Press). From Vol 1 No 1 (April 1859) to 1865, published bi-monthly. After 1866 published quarterly.
A list of the contents of the journal (along with some links to relevant person and places pages) can be found on Source:Historical Collections of the Essex Institute (Essex Institute)/Contents Vol 1-4 and Source:Historical Collections of the Essex Institute (Essex Institute)/Contents Vol 5-8
An Index to volumes 1-40 was published in 1905.
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