July 1983July 1983


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers and Staff (p. 2)
  • Editorial: An Island of Ideas (p. 5)
  • Portrait of Robert Ratliff, Rigger, an Old Royal Navy Man (p. 6)
  • Nantucket School Days of a Century Ago as Recalled by Capt. Everett B. Coffin (p. 16)
  • Seaside Time (p. 19)
  • The Salvaging of the Three-Masted Bark Laura A. Burke – 1882 by Edouard A. Stackpole (p. 21)
  • Bequests and Address changes (p. 24)
  • Gifts of the Tony Sarg and Austin Strong Collections Enhance Our Exhibits (p. 25)
  • Lecture on French Whaling at Whaling Museum, June 25 (p. 31)

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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