Local History and Genealogy

Springvale Public Library's Genealogy collection specializes in Northern New England materials and is searchable through our library catalog.

The collection includes:


  • Maine vital records, town histories and family histories

  • Maine vital records, pre-1892 and 1892-1955 on microfilm

  • Sanford/Springvale vital records (cemetery records, town reports and directories)

  • Census records for York county on microfilm

  • Early Sanford/Springvale newspapers

  • Sanford/Springvale voter registrations from 1935

  • Historic photos of Sanford/Springvale

  • IGI for United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland and France

  • Franco-American and Acadian records

  • Mayflower families and early American immigrants

  • Town Registers

  • Springvale Advocate/Sanford Tribune Digital Newspaper Archive


*Materials in the Genealogy collection do not circulate and are not available for interlibrary loan*