April 1959Vol. 6 No. 4


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers (p. 2)
  • “The Thorn Tree of Tristram Coffin” by Elizabeth Borland Ross (p. 4)
  • “The Log of the Ship ‘Alexander'” edited by Edward Lee Dorsett (p. 5)
  • “Early Nantucket Artists” by Louise Stark (p. 8)
  • “Visiting Our Ancestral Homes” by Maybelle Gordon Carman (p. 18)
  • “The Gam – 1959” (p. 23)
  • “Whaling and Nantucket” by Lt. (J.G.) H. Flint Ranney (p. 26)
  • History Making Events of 1959 (p. 31)
  • “Keziah Coffin Fanning’s Diary” edited by Nancy S. Adams (p. 33)
  • Legacies and Bequests (p. 39)

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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