The Lowell Directory
Hard copies of the Lowell Directories from 1832 to 1990 are available at the Center for Lowell History.
Directories include: a Resident Directory arranged by name, listing work address, occupation, and home address; a Business Directory arranged by product; and Advertisements.
In 1836, a Female Supplement City Directory was published.
After 1881, dates of death are noted.
Beginning in 1883, most directories contain a ward and street map.
Beginning in 1917, wives' names are listed and there is a section arranged by street address.
All of the Directories from 1832 to 1861 have been digitized and are available online.
Some of the Directories published between 1864 and 1985 are available online. Links to all of the online Directories are listed below.