111 W. Montgomery Avenue
Rockville, Maryland 20850
The Jane C. Sween Research Library and Special Collections is located at the Beall-Dawson Historical Park in Rockville. Named in honor of its first librarian, Jane C. Sween, the Library supports Montgomery History’s mission to collect, preserve, interpret and share the history of all Montgomery County’s residents by providing resources and research support related to local history and genealogy.
Get a jump-start on your research by exploring descriptions of our collections material, or viewing actual documents and articles available to researchers online.
We are open!
We are now accepting requests for research appointments. Due to our limited space, proof of vaccination is required in order to research. To request an appointment please fill out this form and review the reading room guidelines.
Location: The street address of the library is 42 W. Middle Lane, between N. Adams St. and N. Van Buren St. in Rockville, MD. Parking is available for free in our lots off W. Middle Lane, as well as on the street (2-hour limit).
Hours: By appointment. Contact us today!
Research services and scanning services are available from the staff for reasonable fees, depending on the nature of the request. Visit the link above, and email the Librarian for more information.
For more information, contact:
Sarah Hedlund, Archivist/Librarian