Guide to the Sarah Alger Campaign for Town Moderator Papers, 1997

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Summary

Sarah Alger is an attorney and owner at Sarah F. Alger, P.C and specializes in real estate law, land use, estate planning, and Trusts since 1983. She has served as Nantucket Town Moderator since 1997. Collection includes press releases announcing Sarah Alger’s candidacy for Town Moderator, drafts of speeches, responses to questions from the Inquirer & Mirror, mailing materials to voters, advertisements for her candidacy including those from opponents, article about winning Town Moderator position, and articles about first year as moderator.

Collection Details

Collection Number:
MS577
Title:
Sarah Alger Campaign for Town Moderator Papers
Date(s):
1997
Creator:
Alger, Sarah.
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 Sarah Alger Campaign for Town Moderator Papers, Nantucket Historical Association.

Acquisitions Information:

Gift of Sarah Alger in March 2020 (RL2020.40).

Sensitive Materials Statement:

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Subject Headings

  • Personal Name
    • Alger, Sarah.
  • Topical Term
    • Nantucket (Mass.)--Politics and government.

Biographical Information

Sarah Alger is an attorney and owner at Sarah F. Alger, P.C, and specializes in real estate law, land use, estate planning, and Trusts since 1983. She practices in Osterville, Mass., and Nantucket, Mass. Alger received her BA from Dartmouth College and JD from Boston University. She has served as Nantucket Town Moderator since 1997 and is a member of the Barnstable, Nantucket, and Massachusetts Bar Associations, Nantucket Women’s Bar Association, Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts, Nantucket Historical Association, and Nantucket New School as Trustee Emerita.

Scope and Content

Collection includes press releases announcing Sarah Alger’s candidacy for Town Moderator, drafts of speeches, responses to questions from the Inquirer & Mirror, mailing materials for voters, advertisements for her candidacy including those from opponents, an article about winning the Town Moderator position, and articles about her first year as moderator.

Contents

Folder 1: Town Moderator candidacy speeches, press releases, fact sheets, mailing materials, advertisements, and articles, 1997

Processing Information

Processed by Kelli Yakabu, April 2021. Finding aid by Kelli Yakabu, May 2021.

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