The Boxford Historic Document Center collects photographs of people, houses, businesses, landscapes and events in the town of Boxford. Our photograph collection ranges from the early days of photography in the 1840s, up to the present day. View the links below for descriptions of our photograph collections.


Would you like to have your Boxford photographs preserved? We keep our collections stored in archival boxes in a climate-controlled environment. To donate photographs of Boxford and its residents, email us at, or stop in and visit us at 173A Washington Street. We are open on Wednesdays and the first two Saturdays of the month.


Did you find something interesting? Stop in or email us to see what we have. All photographs can be ordered as fine art prints or gallery-wrapped canvas prints, click link below for sizes and pricing. Digital files are also available in our shop. Your purchase helps to support the Document Center's efforts to preserve and share the history of Boxford!

House Photographs

Don't see your house here? You can also enter your address in the search bar - many addresses that aren't in the photo files will still return results!

People Photogaphs

We are always receiving new photograph donations, so this list is regularly updated.

Town and Subject Photographs

Click here to see a list of our town and subject photographs. Digitization of this collection is currently underway. Check back later for images!

Event and Group Photographs

This list documents our photograph collection of local events and groups of people belonging to various town organizations.

Boxford Photographer Collections

We have several larger collections of photographs by Boxford photographers, notably Arthur Wilmarth (c. 1880s-1920s) and Margaret "Peggy" Nelson (1970s-1990s).