Guide to the Collection of Nantucket Landscape Photographs, early 20th century

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Research Library at the Nantucket Historical Association. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the internet.

Summary

This album was found by Mary McClintock in her parents’ possessions. This collection contains 14 black and white photographs of Nantucket houses and 1 black and white photograph of an unidentified Nantucket cemetery.

Collection Details

Collection Number:
PH168
Title:
Collection of Nantucket Landscape Photographs
Date(s):
early 20th century
Creator:
Unknown.
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 Collection of Nantucket Landscape Photographs, Nantucket Historical Association.

Acquisitions Information:

Gift of Mary McClintock in March 2017 (Acc. RL2017.20).

Sensitive Materials Statement:

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Subject Headings

  • Nantucket (Mass.)
  • Photography--Nantucket.

Biographical Information

This album was found by Mary McClintock in her parents’ possessions.

Scope and Content

This collection contains 14 black and white photographs of Nantucket houses and 1 black and white photograph of an unidentified Nantucket cemetery.

Contents

PH168-1 Photograph of North Vestry, early 20th century

PH168-2 Photograph of Paddock House, early 20th century

PH168-3 Photograph of Hannah Meader House, early 20th century

PH168-4 Photograph of Gardner House, early 20th century

PH168-5 Photograph of the Old Mill, early 20th century

PH168-6 Photograph of a Nantucket house and the Quaker Poor House, early 20th century

PH168-7 Photograph of Christopher Starbuck-Tony House, early 20th century

PH168-8 Photograph of Field’s Folly, early 20th century

PH168-9 Photograph of Elihu Coleman House, early 20th century

PH168-10 Photograph of headstones, early 20th century

PH168-11 Photograph of a Nantucket scene, early 20th century

PH168-12 Photograph of Starbuck House, early 20th century

PH168-13 Photograph of Reuben Joy-Macy House, early 20th century

PH168-14 Photograph of West Centre Street, early 20th century

PH168-15 Photograph of Coffin House, early 20th century

Processing Information

Processed by Ashley Miller, August 2022.

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

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