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Title Donald Adams Fowle papers
Dates 1893-1992
Author Fowle, Donald Adams, 1889-1970
Extent 3 linear feet (5 boxes)
Arrangement Arranged in two series: 1. Family history (chronological); 2. Photographs and illustrations (topical).
Collection number FAM-46
Admin/Biographical History Donald Adams Fowle was born in Woburn, MA on May 24, 1889. He attended Rindge Technical School, the Massachusetts School of Art and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. An architect by profession, Fowle's experience pre-Great Depression included work on the Washington Cathedral in Washington D.C. He became the Chief Architect for the Federal Housing Administration in Boston during the Roosevelt Administration. In Woburn he was responsible for several projects including the landscaping of Horn Pond, the Hiker's Monument in Woburn Square and the Fowle-Gage Memorial Chapel in Woodbrook Cemetery. His parents were Arthur Adams Fowle (Managing Editor at the Boston Globe) and Kate Wallace Munn. He married Ethel Adelaide Wallace and they had four children: Nancy Andree, Joan, Arthur Adams and Donald Wallace.
Scope & Content The collection consists of scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence and ephemera related to the Fowle family in Woburn, MA.
Source Donald Fowle, Joan Fowle Miles.
Cite as Donald Adams Fowle Papers,
Woburn Public Library, Dr. Thomas J. Glennon Archives, Woburn, MA 01801.
Indexes Online Finding Aid
Subjects Architects
Newspaper clippings
Newspaper editors
Local Subjects Fowle's Meadow (Woburn, Mass.)
Gabalotte Club (Woburn, Mass.)
Innitou Canoe Club (Woburn, Mass.)
Mianimo Club (Woburn, Mass.)
Salter-Fowle House (Woburn, Mass.)
Woburn High School (Woburn, Mass.)
Wyman School (Woburn, Mass.)
Added Author Fowle, Arthur Adams
Fowle, Donald Wallace
Miles, Joan Fowle
Wallace, Adelaide
Access Access may be limited. Contact library for details.