Special Collections

Lowell National Historical Park
67 Kirk Street
Lowell MA , 01852
TTY/TDD: (978)970-5000
FAX: (978)275-1762
Institution Contact(s):
  Mark Bograd, Curator (978)275-1723 mark_bograd@nps.gov
Hours: Daily 9:00AM-5:00PM
Holidays Open:
  open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  TTY/TDD Americans with Disabilities Act accessible
Other Services:
  Gift shop
Bibliographic Utility:
Name: Boott Cotton Mills Museum
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Mark Brograd, Curator (978)275-1723 mark_brograd@nps.gov
  400 Foot of John Street, 4th Floor Lowell, MA 01852
Hours: M-F, by appointment 9:00AM-5:00PM
Collections: 4
Formats: 10 linear feet of manuscripts 20 linear feet of archives 3,500 monographs 15 linear feet of photographs 150 oral histories 1 linear foot of 16mm. motion picture reels 50,000 realia/artifacts 7,000 drawings/plans
Collection Description:
  Lock and Canals Collection (files and drawings)
Mill Operative Letters and Materials
Park Administrative Records
Lowell City Atlases & aerial photographs (Images)
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Directions: Take Lowell Connector from either I-495 (Exit 35C) or Route 3 (Exit 30N) to Thorndike Street (Exit 5B). Follow brown and white "Lowell National and State Park" signs. Free parking is available in the Visitor Parking Lot next to Market Mills. Commuter rail service is available from Boston's North Station to Lowell's Gallagher Terminal. Lowell Regional Transit Authority shuttles run between Gallagher Terminal and downtown Lowell every half hour.