Guide to the H. Manning Carpenter Clippings, 1923–1928

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Summary

Hallet Manning Carpenter (1872–1931) was a summer resident of ‘Sconset and lived in the Castle Bandbox (located on Shell Street) during the 1920s. He traveled extensively and wrote about his journeys for various newspapers. Collection includes clippings from Nantucket newspapers written by Hallet Manning Carpenter concerning trip to Europe and observations of Nantucket, Mass. (specifically ‘Sconset).

Collection Details

Collection Number:
MS56
Title:
H. Manning Carpenter Clippings
Date(s):
1923–1928
Creator:
Carpenter, H. Manning.
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 H. Manning Carpenter Clippings collection, Nantucket Historical Association.

Acquisitions Information:

Gift of Liscum Diven.

Sensitive Materials Statement:

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Subject Headings

  • Geographic Name
    • Nantucket Island (Mass.).
  • Topical Term
    • Travel.
    • Travel writing.

Biographical Information

Hallet Manning Carpenter (1872–1931) was born in New York to Elisha and Helen Carpenter. He married Gertrude Harris Carpenter, with whom he had one daughter. Hallet Manning Carpenter was a summer resident of ‘Sconset and lived in the Castle Bandbox (located on Shell Street) during the 1920s. He traveled extensively and wrote about his journeys for various newspapers. He died in Manhattan, N.Y.

Scope and Content

Collection includes clippings from Nantucket newspapers written by Hallet Manning Carpenter concerning trip to Europe and observations of Nantucket, Mass. (specifically ‘Sconset).

Contents

Folder 1: H. Manning Carpenter clippings, 1923-1928

Processing Information

Processed by NHA staff.

Finding aid by Abbie Minard and Amelia Holmes, July 2018, with additional description by Sarah Lerner in September 2018.

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