This collection is a newspaper archive for Derry and the surrounding area from 1880-2016. It includes pages from The Derry News, Derry Enterprise, Salem Enterprise, Manchester Advertiser, Nutfield News and Derry Times. Microfilm is available for viewing in the New Hampshire Room.
This is a searchable obituary index covering obituaries from the Derry News from 1880-1886, 1912 and 1915 through present. This index does not contain the actual obituaries, but it does tell you in which issue a particular obituary is published. (Updated monthly)
Downloadable PDFs of Derry Town Reports from 1858-2008. This website is maintained by the University of New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Room holds town reports from 1848-2004.
Our newly digitized scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, library announcements, reading lists and some great photos! Physical copies can be found in our New Hampshire Room in the Historical Collection.
Browse historic pictures of the Derry Public Library, 1911-2005
The Forest Hill Cemetery Project is an index which compiles abstracted information from many sources, including but not limited to historic books, cemetery records, obituaries and vital records.
The Town of Derry sponsored a survey of historic homes back in 1986. Photographs of homes and results from the survey are available online and in the New Hampshire Room. Search your historic home and then see the useful tips on house history research page.
A fully searchable digitized version of Willey’s Book of Nutfield held at Archive.org. This is a foundational text of the history of Derry, published in 1895.