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Dowd Collection

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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 125
    Images of Provincetown, West End, including Taves Boatyard.
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Photo
    Subjects: Boat ramps, Boats and boating, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, West End (Provincetown, Mass.)
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 2, Page 71
    Images of Provincetown, West End, including Cape Cod Cold Storage Wharf & Union Wharf.
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Atlantic Cod fishing, Cold Storages, Commercial Street (Provincetown, Mass.), Fisheries--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Waterfronts, Wharfs
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 1, Page  3
    Views of Provincetown, West End, including "The Turn", Duarte's Shoe Shop, and Lancy's...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Architecture, domestic--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Commercial Street (Provincetown, Mass.), Dwellings, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, West End (Provincetown, Mass.)
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 5, Page 61
    Images of Provincetown, Harbor, including an article regarding the visit of the ship "State...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century
  • Scrapbooks of Althea Boxell (1/19/1910 - 10/4/1988), Book 1, Page  11
    Views of Provincetown, West End, including Tremont Street, Chip Hill, Western Schoolhouse and...
    Collection: Dowd
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Architecture, domestic--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Commercial Street (Provincetown, Mass.), Dwellings, Elementary Schools (Provincetown, MA), Provincetown (Mass.)--Description and travel, Provincetown (Mass.)--Guidebooks, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Schools, Tremont Street, West End (Provincetown, Mass.), Jennings, Herman A., Smith, Nancy Paine
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