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    Lowell

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Collections

Partner Institution Resources
Center for Lowell History, 40 French St., Lowell, MA, Phone Number: 978-934-4998

Digital Oral History. The University of Massachusetts Lowell, Center for Lowell History has coordinated dozens of Oral History Projects featuring the City of Lowell resulting in hundreds of interviews. We are pleased to introduce online many transcribed interview from our Oral History
Collection.
 
Donating Materials to Lowell National Historical Park

The park always appreciates the opportunity to accept gifts for inclusion into our Museum and Library Collections. Please contact the park curator for a consult. Our Scope of Collection Statement sets forth the boundaries for the acquisition and preservation of museum objects that contribute directly to the understanding and interpretation of the park's themes and resources, as well as those materials that the Park Service is legally mandated to preserve.

Scope of Collections Statement.

Did You Know?

Historic etching, Lowell National Historical park

The population of Lowell grew dramatically during the years of industrial expansion-rising from about 2,500 in 1826 to more than 33,000 in 1850, when Lowell was the second largest city in Massachusetts.