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 local social events ephemera assembled by the Nantucket Historical Association, containing flyers, tickets, and invitations to private events on the island.
- Collection Number:
- Collection on Nantucket Private Events
- 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 Collection on Nantucket Private Events, Nantucket Historical Association.
Item 1 gift of Miranda Ferrara from the Estate of William P. and Mary Dickinson Herbert in 2017 (RL2017.8). Item 5 gift of Tim Thompson in 2016 (RL2016.8008). Item 6 gift of Mr. Barry R. Zlotin in September 2019 (RL2019.37).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.
- Fourth of July celebrations.
- Nantucket Island (Mass.) -- Social life and customs.
This is an artificial collection of local social events ephemera assembled by the Nantucket Historical Association. In some instances, the NHA gathers materials on a single topic 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 contains flyers, tickets, and invitations to private events on the island.
Folder 1 Ephemera, 1868–2005
Processed by Ashley Miller, March 2022.
Materials in this collection were digitized with support from Connie and Tom Cigarran.