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.
This is an artificial collection of scrapbooks assembled by the Nantucket Historical Association comprised of 101 scrapbooks kept by various known and unknown Nantucketers. Scrapbooks include information on Nantucket people, history, politics, literature, celebrations, and organizations.
- Collection Number:
- Scrapbook Collection
- 1793–1990, undated
- Nantucket Historical Association.
- Nantucket Historical Association
- 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 Scrapbook Collection, Nantucket Historical Association.
Scrapbook 1 gift of Miss. Grace Brown Gardner. Scrapbook 3 gift of Mary E. Starbuck. Scrapbook 4 Gift of Mary E. Starbuck. Scrapbook 8 gift of Mrs. Walton Adams. Scrapbook 9 gift of Miss. Helen C. McCleary. Scrapbook 10 gift of Moses Joy, Jr. Scrapbook 11 gift of Nantucket Historical Trust. Scrapbook 12 gift of Mrs. Florence Easton Conable. Scrapbook 13 gift of Mrs. Florence Easton Conable. Scrapbook 14 gift of Mrs. Florence Easton Conable. Scrapbook 15 Bequest of Alexander Starbuck. Scrapbook 17 gift of Mr. Edouard A. Stackpole. Scrapbook 18 gift of Mrs. Annie Bennett Burgess. Scrapbook 29 gift of Mr. Harry B. Turner, Scrapbook 32 gift of Mrs. John J. Gardner. Scrapbook 34 gift of Mrs. Carl B. Urann. Scrapbook 37 gift of Robert Waggaman. Scrapbook 38 gift of Mr. Walter Starbuck. Scrapbook 41 gift of Ethel Mooney. Scrapbook 43 gift of Ethel Mooney. Scrapbook 44 gift of Mrs. Ethel L. Mooney (Acc. 1983.41). Scrapbook 53 gift of Miss. Alice S. Beer. Scrapbook 55 gift of Mrs. Mary Albertson. Scrapbook 63 gift of Benjamin S. Richmond (Acc. 1987.73). Scrapbook 70 gift of Elizabeth Wrangler White (Acc. 92.41). Scrapbook 71 gift of Samuel D. Daume (Acc. 1992.48). Scrapbook 75 gift of Carol A. Lynch (Acc. 1998.19). Scrapbook 76 gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Nesheim in 1998 (Acc. 1998.73.4). Scrapbook 77 gift of Josephine Boyd Carpenter and Walter Boyd in 1998 (Acc. 1998.61.14). Scrapbook 78 gift of Frances Karttunen in 1999 (Acc. 1999.3.2). Scrapbook 79 found in collections in 1999 (Acc. 1999.1123.2). Scrapbook 80 gift of Renny Stackpole in June 2002 (NA2002.25). Scrapbook 81 gift of Robert F. Mooney in May 2002 (NA2002.43). Scrapbook 84 gift of an anonymous donor in June 2003 (Acc. RL2003.44). Scrapbook 85 gift of Patrick Paradis in October 2003 (Acc. RL2003.92). Scrapbook 86 gift of Patrick Paradis in October 2003 (Acc. RL2003.92). Scrapbook 87 gift of Patrick Paradis in October 2003 (Acc. RL2003.92). Scrapbook 88 gift of Patrick Paradis in October 2003 (Acc. RL2003.92). Scrapbook 89 gift of Patrick Paradis in October 2003 (Acc. RL2003.92). Scrapbook 90 gift of Patrick Paradis in October 2003 (Acc. RL2003.92). Scrapbook 91 gift of Patrick Paradis in October 2003 (Acc. RL2003.92). Scrapbook 92 gift of Patrick Paradis in October 2003 (Acc. RL2003.92). Scrapbook 93 gift of Patrick Paradis in October 2003 (Acc. RL2003.92). Scrapbook 94 gift of Patrick Paradis in October 2003 (Acc. RL2003.92). Scrapbook 95 gift of Lydia Schellenberg in September 2005 (Acc. RL2005.68). Scrapbook 96 Purchased by the Nantucket Historical Association (Acc. RL2012.4). Scrapbook 98 gift of Nancy Newhouse (Acc. RL2013.32). Scrapbook 100 gift of Kenneth Blackshaw in 2003 (Acc. RL2003.100).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.
- MS57 Grace Brown Gardner Collection, Nantucket Historical Association.
- Nantucket Island (Mass.)—History.
- Nantucket (Mass.)--Newspapers.
This is an artificial collection of scrapbooks assembled by the Nantucket Historical Association. In some instances, the NHA gathers materials of a single format to preserve them and make them available. In these cases, the NHA is seen as the creator of the artificially constructed collection.
Scope and Content
This collection is comprised of 100 scrapbooks kept by various known and unknown Nantucketers, including information on Nantucket people, history, politics, literature, celebrations, and organizations.
Scrapbook 55 A. Albertson scrapbook, 1896
Scrapbook 77 Alice Beebe scrapbook, circa 1950
Scrapbook 53 Doris and Richard C. Beer scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 42 Jean Brown scrapbook, 1975–1976
Scrapbook 45 W. Frederick Brown scrapbook, circa 1930
Scrapbook 18 Walter Burgess scrapbook, 1895, 1903–1906
Scrapbook 7 Wallace Cartwright scrapbook, 1872–1877
Scrapbooks 38–39 Centennial scrapbooks, 1895
Scrapbook 80 Clippings scrapbook, undated
Scrapbooks 12–14 Florence Easton Conable scrapbooks, 1883, circa 1904–1940
Scrapbook 21 Anne Alden Folger scrapbook, 1935–1937
Scrapbook 50 William Gardner scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 33 David Gray scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 79 Martha Gold scrapbook, circa 1880s
Scrapbook 9 Reverend Phebe Ann Hanaford scrapbook, 1883–1888
Scrapbook 99 Reverend Phebe Ann Hanaford scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 95 Inquirer and Mirror calendar scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 81 Inquirer and Mirror and Island Service Co. calendars scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 74 Inquirer and Mirror picture morgue scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 62 “The Island Theatre” scrapbook, 1936
Scrapbook 75 David Joy scrapbook, circa 1858 –1874
Scrapbook 10 Francis Joy scrapbook, 1897
Scrapbook 17 Georgina Flagg Judkins scrapbook, 1908–1930
Scrapbook 11 Commander J.D. Kelley scrapbook, 1890–1910
Scrapbook 76 Mary B.J. Kidder scrapbook, circa 1885
Scrapbook 27 Literary scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 34 William F. Macy scrapbook on the Nantucket Historical Association, 1925–1934
Scrapbook 52 Marriage Announcements and Obituaries scrapbook, 1829, 1880-1889, 1905
Scrapbooks 43–44 Ethel Mooney scrapbooks on “Silver-Haired Legislator”, 1980
Scrapbook 67 Josiah F. Murphey scrapbook, 1886–1911
Scrapbook 83 “Nantucket in April” scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 36 Nantucket Historical Association scrapbook, 1893–1905
Scrapbook 48 Nantucket Historical Association scrapbook, 1954–1955
Scrapbook 35 Nantucket Historical Association scrapbook, 1955–1958
Scrapbooks 56-61 Nantucket Neighbors scrapbooks, 1932–1943
Scrapbook 47 Nantucket photographs scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 28 Nantucket scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 96 Nantucket scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 54 Nantucket scrapbook, 1842
Scrapbooks 5–6 Nantucket scrapbooks, 1845–1875
Scrapbook 66 Nantucket scrapbook, 1885–1953
Scrapbooks 15–16 Nantucket scrapbooks, 1904–1915
Scrapbook 29 Nantucket scrapbook, 1910–1913
Scrapbook 46 Nantucket scrapbook, 1930–1949
Scrapbooks 22–26 Nantucket scrapbook, 1931–1945
Scrapbook 20 Nantucket scrapbook, early 20th century
Scrapbooks 40–41 Nantucket Tricentennial scrapbooks, 1959
Scrapbook 84 Nantucket whalers and shipwrecks scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 69 Nantucket Yacht Club scrapbook, 1916–1939
Scrapbook 65 Obituaries scrapbook, 1917–1919, 1933–1944
Scrapbook 100 Obituaries scrapbook, undated
Scrapbooks 85–94 Gertrude A. Pratt scrapbooks, circa 1835–1990
Scrapbook 78 Ellen Ramsdell scrapbook, circa 1950
Scrapbook 101 Real Estate scrapbook, 1969–1982
Scrapbook 63 Dr. George D. Richmond scrapbook, 1910–1913
Scrapbook 32 Henry Riddell scrapbook, 1901–1958
Scrapbook 97 Scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 82 Scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 51 “The Servant of Two Masters” scrapbook, 1960
Scrapbook 98 Siasconset scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 64 Souvenir of Nantucket scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 3 Captain Charles E. Starbuck scrapbook, 1856–1861
Scrapbook 4 Captain Charles E. Starbuck scrapbook, 1856–1861
Scrapbook 19 Cora Stevens scrapbook, 1880–1955
Scrapbook 71 Stanley Swift scrapbook, 1940
Scrapbook 8 Mrs. E.F. Swain and Master G.P. Swain scrapbook, 1872–1880
Scrapbook 49 Mrs. A. E. Thurber, Jr. scrapbook, undated
Scrapbooks 30–31 William H. Tripp scrapbooks, 1886–1957
Scrapbook 37 Robert Waggaman scrapbook on whales, 1960–1980
Scrapbook 73 Whales and Whaling scrapbook, undated
Scrapbook 70 Elizabeth Wangler White scrapbook, 1935–1937
Scrapbook 2 George F. Worth scrapbook, 1875–1878
Scrapbook 68 Edward F. Underhill scrapbook, 1895–1898
Finding aid by Ashley Miller, August 2022.
Materials in this collection were digitized with support from Connie and Tom Cigarran.