October 1979Fall 1979


  • Officers and Staff (p. 2)
  • Editorial-Economic Transition a Century Ago (p. 5)
  • President-Administrator’s Report at Annual Meeting by Leroy H. True (p. 7)
  • Treasurer’s Report (p. 10)
  • Two Hundred Years of Nantucket Needlework (p. 11)
  • U.S.S. Snook-SS(N) 592 by Theodore C. Wyman (p. 15)
  • Legacies and Bequests (p. 16)
  • The Coffin Family by Walter Weston Folger (p. 18)
  • Finding the Origins of Nantucket’s Portuguese Bell Conclusion – by the Rev. Edward B. Anderson (p. 20)
  • The Hussey-Wood Family (p. 27)

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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