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Center for Lowell History/ 2019

Lowell Massachusetts viewed from Christian Hill

Lowell viewed from the residence of T. L. Tuxbury, detail of lithographic print by J. B. Bachelder, 1856. Lowell Historical Society neg. coll.

Mission Statement

The University of Massachusetts Lowell, Center for Lowell History was established in 1971 to assure the safekeeping, preservation, and availability for study research materials in unique subject areas, particularly those related to the Greater Lowell Area and the University of Massachusetts Lowell. In addition, the Center is committed to the design and implementation of historical and cultural programs and activities that link the University and the community in developing an economically strong and multi-culturally rich region.


Due to COVID-19, the Center for Lowell History has changed its operating schedule. Site visits are by appointment.

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

3rd Saturday of the month: May 21, 2022  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


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Front Desk Phone: 978-934-4997

Anthony Sampas: 978-934-4165

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