The Lowell Historical Society continually publishes a wide variety of books, videos and gifts. Society members receive a 10% discount on all items listed below if purchased directly from LHS. Or, you may purchase LHS publications from our authorized retail outlets listed below. (Please note that the 10% does not apply at retail stores).
- CardSmart, Chelmsford Street, Chelmsford, MA
- Lowell Cemetery, Lawrence Street (Mourning Glory)
- National Park Visitor’s Center, Market Street & Boott Mill
- New England Quilt Museum, Shattuck Street
All items (except postcards & magnets) are subject to a $2.50 shipping and handling fee. Mass residents please add 6.25% for sales tax.
Photographs and Prints
We are selling a selection of photographs and prints on Smugmug. Please visit http://lowellhistoricalsociety.smugmug.com/
A visual history of Lowell, Massachusetts (1890s – 1940s) seen through vintage postcards from local Lowell collectors. Published by Arcadia Publishing as part of its Postcard History Series. Featuring 144 pages including introduction, color and black & white photos with captions. Available now.
Postcards – Limited edition reproductions
Series 1: Buy all five for $4.50 (add $2.00 S/H) or one for $1.00 (add $1.00 for S/H)
Series 2: Buy all five for $4.50 (add $2.00 S/H) or one for $1.00 (add $1.00 for S/H)
Books and Videos
A sports book based on professional baseball in Lowell from 1887 – 1934. Richly illustrated, full of statistics and colorful ball players.
An anthology of essays which explores a wide range of Lowell themes including immigration, women in labor and historic preservation.
Bound volumes of Society presentations from 1879 through 1920 with topics covering the Middlesex Canal, the Lowell school system and early postmasters of the city.
A collection of rare 19th century prints, paintings and drawings of the original textile town along the Merrimack River.
Revised edition: An illustrated account of the city’s beautifully designed and Victorian era inspired Lowell Cemetery.
An oversize panoramic view of Lowell and the Merrimack River reprinted from the 1850’s.
A thirty minute video with dramatic live footage of Lowell’s worst natural disaster when the Merrimack and Concord Rivers flooded their banks after an unusually rapid April thaw.
A collection of photographs which highlight the immigrant Portuguese community of Lowell.
An overview of the development and impact of water on textile manufacturing in Lowell.
A history of the early Irish community and its contribution to Lowell’s development.
Please send check or money order payable to:
Lowell Historical Society
P.O. Box 1826
Lowell, MA 01853