Memoirs and Oral Histories

Oral Histories


The Boxford Town Library has digital recordings of oral histories done by long-time Boxford residents, a number of which date back to the 1970s. Click the link below to access:


Boxford Schools Panel Discussion - April 30, 2000


Dick Hopping, Ken Chadwick, Joan Walsh, Charlie Killam

Note: Incomplete - back side of tape was blank and appears to have been recorded over or not flipped when first side was full

Arthur Sias Memoirs.pdf

"The Industries of Boxford and Boxford's Most Unforgetable Characters"

Arthur G. Sias

The first half of this essay describes the history of industry in Boxford according to Sidney Perley's book, "History of Boxford." The second half describes the author's experience growing up as a boy in Boxford in the 1880s and 1890s.