Guide to the Isabelle A. Rich Photographic Collection, 1958–1974

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

Isabelle A. Rich was born in East Providence, R.I., on 31 August 1924. She visited Nantucket, Mass., and took photos of the island from 1958 until 1974. The collection of slides depict downtown Nantucket, family and friends, beaches, local businesses, and the wharves.

Collection Details

Collection Number:
PH11
Title:
Isabelle A. Rich Photographic Collection
Date(s):
1958-1974
Creator:
Rich, Isabelle A., 1924-1998.
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 Isabelle A. Rich Photographic Collection, Nantucket Historical Association.

Acquisitions Information:

Gift of David Field (Acc. RL2003.42).

Sensitive Materials Statement:

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual’s private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Nantucket Historical Association assumes no responsibility.

Subject Headings

  • People
    • Rich, Isabelle A, 1924-1998.
  • Places
    • Nantucket Island (Mass.) --- Photographs.
    • Nantucket (Mass.) --- Photographs.
  • Topical Terms
    • Beaches --- Massachusetts --- Nantucket --- Photographs.
    • Wharves --- Massachusetts --- Nantucket --- Photographs.

Biographical Information

Isabelle A. Rich was born in East Providence, R.I., on 31 August 1924. She visited Nantucket, Mass., and took photos of the island from 1958 until 1974.

Rich died on 22 March 1998.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of photographs by Isabelle A. Rich over the course of her life. 35mm slide transparencies depict downtown Nantucket, family and friends, beaches, local businesses, and the wharves.

Contents

Slide Box 1, Boxes 1-2 Slides 1-36, 1958
Slide Box 1, Boxes 2-5 Slides 37-104, 1959
Slide Box 1, Boxes 5-6 Slides 105-115, 1964
Slide Boxes 1-2, Boxes 6-8 Slides 116-150, 1966
Slide Box 2, Boxes 8-9 Slides 151-186, 1968
Slide Box 2, Boxes 9-12 Slides 187-247, 1969
Slide Box 2, Boxes 12-14 Slides 248-308, 1971
Slide Box 2, Boxes 14-16 Slides 309-348, 1972
Slide Box 2, Boxes 16-20 Slides 349-468, 1973
Slide Box 2, Boxes 20-22 Slides 469-508, 1974

Processing Information

Processed by Grace Valley in July 2019; updated by Kerry H. McAuliffe, September 2019.

Finding aid created by Grace Valley, July 2019; updated by Kerry H. McAuliffe, September 2019.

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