The original digital exhibition, installed at Greater Light and on which this web version is based, was made possible by a gift from Jay Bauer in memory of his wife Binnie Bauer.
Karen MacNab (voice of Hanna Monaghan)
Elizabeth Oldham (voice of Dr. Selina Tetzlaff Johnson)
Daniel “Pat” Crowther
Margaret “Tinka” Esteban
Benjamin Simons, Former NHA Robyn & John Davis Chief Curator
Designed and Produced by
Al and Mary Novissimo, Novation Media, Nantucket
Oral Histories Conducted by
Julie Broadbent, 2010 NHA Education Intern
Claire White, 2010 NHA Education Intern
Jeffrey Allen Photography
Caroline Sollmann, 2011 NHA Curatorial Intern
Interactive Environment, Video Editing and Animation, Audio Recording and Editing, Digital Restoration
Novation Media, Nantucket
Greater Light on Nantucket, A Memoir, Hanna D. Monaghan. Philadelphia: Hill House, 1973.
Greater Light, Preservation Institute: Nantucket (PI:N), Historic Structure Report No. 102, 1983.
Greater Light, Nantucket, Massachusetts, Preservation Institute: Nantucket (PI:N), Historic Structure Report, 1995.
Greater Light: A House History, Betsy Tyler. Nantucket Historical Association, 2007.
“Interview with Dr. Selina Johnson,” Lori Susanne Smith, Preservation Institute: Nantucket (PI:N), 1983.
“The Greater Light: Condition, Restoration, Conservation Report,” Nantucket Historical Association, 1982.
The Greater Light, Lori Susanne Smith, Preservation Institute: Nantucket (PI:N), 1983.
Nantucket Historical Association Artifact and Archive Collections
Selected Images Courtesy of
Hanna D. Monaghan Trust
The Collections of the Nantucket Historical Association
Preservation Institute: Nantucket
The Old Brick Layer. Photograph by Gertrude Jekyll. Old West Surrey (1904)
Chip Webster & Associates, Greater Light Restoration Plans, 2008