October 1959Vol. 7 No. 2


  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers (p. 2)
  • The President’s Report (p. 5)
  • The Sixty-fifth Annual Meeting (p. 11)
  • “Peter Folger – Descendant of Crusaders” by Laurence Eliot Bunker (p. 12)
  • “Why is the Quaker Meeting on Fair Street Revived?” by Hanna D. Monaghan (p. 14)
  • “The Bunker Family Reunion” by Franklin Folger Webster (p. 16)
  • “The Coffin Family Reunion” by Isabel Worth Duffy (p. 17)
  • “The Folger Family Reunion” by Franklin Folger Webster (p. 19)
  • “Ancient Wall Papers in Historical Museum” (p. 21)
  • “The Hussey Family Reunion” by Robert C. Caldwell (p. 22)
  • “The Macy Family Reunion” by Curtiss S. Johnson (p. 23)
  • “The Swain Family Reunion” by Mrs. Charles E. Swain (p. 24)
  • “Maria Mitchell: Our First Lady Astronomer” by William Clapp Winkley (p. 25)
  • Exhibits’ Publications Committee by Burnham N. Dell (p. 32)
  • History Making Events (p. 33)
  • Membership Report (p. 34)
  • 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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