After June 2019, the staff of the Norfolk Charitable Trust Archive will no longer be reachable by mail at P.O. Box 297 in Sharon, MA; by email at, or by telephone at (781) 784-5642.

The Norfolk Charitable Trust can be reached at:
176 Federal Street, Boston, MA 02110
(617) 951-2555

For research questions about the various archives and collections, you will find links to the destination institutions in the specific description pages on this site. A summary of the principal recipients:

For the Henry P. Kendall, Henry W. Kendall, John P. Kendall, Evelyn W. Kendall (partial), Kendall Company, and Kendall-Plimpton Family History archives and the Henry W. Kendall Photographic Collection:

Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library AC#2256
Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 542-2299

For the Local History Archives and Collections:
Archives and Research Center
The Trustees of Reservations
27 Everett Street, P.O. Box 364, Sharon, MA 02067
(781) 784-8200

For the Maritime Archives and Collections:
New Bedford Whaling Museum
18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-0046

Materials from the NCT Archive have also been given to multiple recipients including local historical societies, primarily Walpole and Sharon, MA, and Camden, SC; the Ontario Genealogical Society; the American Alpine Museum; the National Air and Space Museum; Mount Holyoke College; the First Mill Village project of Slatersville, RI; and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. See specific pages for details.

Beth McGregorDr. Elisabeth McGregor, Curator/Archivist

It has been a privilege to care for the NCT’s collections and provide services to researchers over the recent years.

Gare ReidGare B. Reid, Curator/Facilities Manager

Michel ZilbersteinMourning the passing in 2018 of R. Michel Zilberstein, Photo Archivist