Lowell Historical Society
Publications and Sales
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
- Welles Emporium, Merrimack Street
- Market Street Market, Market 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.
Lowell: The Mill City - Postcard History Series ($21.99)
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
Bricks and Bats ($14.95)
A sports book based on professional baseball in Lowell from 1887 - 1934. Richly illustrated, full of statistics and colorful ball players.
The Continuing Revolution ($50.00 - hard cover, $19.95 - soft cover)
An anthology of essays which explores a wide range of Lowell themes including immigration, women in labor and historic preservation.
Contributions of Old Residents ($5.00 per each volume)
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.
Lowell Views ($5.95)
A collection of rare 19th century prints, paintings and drawings of the original textile town along the Merrimack River.
Mourning Glory ($9.95 - soft cover, $15.95 - 1 hour
video VHS or DVD)New Price
Revised edition: An illustrated account of the city's beautifully designed and Victorian era inspired Lowell Cemetery.
Merrimack Prints ($15.00 - mounted, $12.50 - un-mounted)
An oversize panoramic view of Lowell and the Merrimack River reprinted from the 1850's.
1936 Flood (VHS or DVD $15.95)New Price
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.
Canals & Industry ($5.95)
An overview of the development and impact of water on textile manufacturing in Lowell.
Irish Catholic Genesis ($8.95)
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 at:
Boott Cotton Mills Museum
115 John Street
Lowell, Massachusetts 01852
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