Guide to the Atlantic House Guest Book, 1874-1875

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Summary

The Atlantic House opened at 27 Main Street in Siasconset, Mass., in 1848. The hotel closed in 1924 and was converted into a private residence. The collection consists of a guest book for the Atlantic House during the month of July and August in 1874 and 1875. Volume also includes recipes, chiefly desserts.

Collection Details

Collection Number:
MS434
Title:
Atlantic House Guest Book
Date(s):
1874–1875
Creator:
Atlantic House.
Repository:
Nantucket Historical Association
Language:
Material is in English.

Information for Users

Restrictions to Access: No restrictions. Open for research.

Restrictions to Use: No usage restrictions.

Copyright Notice: Copyright is retained by the authors of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation: [identification of item], in the Atlantic House Guest Book, Nantucket Historical Association.

Acquisitions Information:

Gift of an anonymous donor in June 2003 (Acc. RL2003.44).

Sensitive Materials Statement:

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Subject Headings

  • Corporate Name
    • Atlantic House (Nantucket, Mass.)
  • Topical Term
    • Hotels—Massachusetts—Nantucket—History—Nineteenth century.
    • Nantucket (Mass.)—Social life and customs.

Biographical Information

The Atlantic House opened at 27 Main Street in Siasconset, Mass., in 1848.

The hotel closed in 1924 and was converted into a private residence.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a guest book for the Atlantic House during the month of July and August in 1874 and 1875. Volume also includes recipes, chiefly desserts.

Contents

Folder 1 Atlantic House guest book, 1874-1875

Processing Information

Finding aid by Amelia Holmes, February 2022.

Materials in this collection were digitized with support from Connie and Tom Cigarran.

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