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Dowd Collection

Dowd

Overview

Althea Boxell (1910–1988) never lived in Provincetown, but during her life she assembled a series of scrapbooks that preserved elements of Provincetown's history and daily life throughout the late 19th and 20th century that are priceless. [More...]

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  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 2, Page 30
    Images of Provincetown Town Center, including Commercial Street, Masonic Place, the Atlantic...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Cold Storages, Commercial Street (Provincetown, Mass.), Guesthouses, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Stores/Business (Provincetown, Mass.), Town Center (Provincetown, Mass.)
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 3, Page 51
    Images of Provincetown, Town Center, including the Pilgrim Monument and an article regarding a...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Pilgrim Monument, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Town Center (Provincetown, Mass.)
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 4, Page 147
    Images of Provincetown, Town Center, including Charles Gardner, maker of the Race Point Model...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Gosnold Street (Provincetown, Mass.), Lifeboats, Lifesaving, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Shipwrecks, Shipwrecks--Massachusetts--Cape Cod region, Shipwrecks--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Stores/Business (Provincetown, Mass.), Theaters, Town Center (Provincetown, Mass.), United States. Life-Saving Service
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 5, Page 41
    Images of Provincetown, Harbor, including Railroad Wharf and the Steamer "Dorothy...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Harbors, Harbors--Provincetown--Mass, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Wharfs
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 1, Page 55
    Image of Provincetown waterfront including gulls and gull feather.
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Waterfronts, Wharfs
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