Fall Edition 2018Fall 2018

Volume 68, No. 3


  • The Origins of the Rainbow Fleet
    by Michael Harrison (p.16)
  • Medicine Aboard the Whalers
    In Celebration of our new Nantucket Cottage Hospital 
    by Malcolm W. MacNab, M.D., Ph.D. (p.21)
  • Recent Acquisitions: Thomas Nickerson Logbook Returns to Nantucket
    by Michael Harrison (p.26)
  • Who really was the inventor of modern baseball?
    by Libby Oldham (p.31)
  • Recent Acquisitions: Beinecke-Stackpole Collection
    by Michael R. Harrison (p.32)
  • Recent Acquisitions: Catboat Models and Portrait of George Washington Gardner Jr.
    by Michael R. Harrison (p.33)

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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