April 1972Spring 1972


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers and Staff (p. 2)
  • Editorial – Nantucket and China (p. 5)
  • Administrator’s Report (p. 6)
  • The First Nantucket Yacht Club (p. 8)
  • American Whaling on the Chathams Grounds (p. 10)
  • Headstone Hunting on Nantucket by William and Elisabeth Bartlett Gilbert (p. 11)
  • “A Semi-Romance of the Sea: “Miriam Coffin” as Precursor of “Moby-Dick,” by A. Stuart Pitt (p. 15)
  • Green Hand on the “Susan” (p. 32)
  • Legacies and Bequests (p. 35)

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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