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"Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-030

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the final draft and manuscript of Henry Chandlee Forman's "Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses." The manuscript describes the history of 17th and 18th century Nantucket, including the "pioneers" of Nantucket, the history of the town planning and building, and the early economy of Nantucket, which was dependent on fishing and sheep-shearing.

Dates

  • 1966

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Henry Chandlee Forman (1904-1991) was born June 18, 1904, in New York, the son of Horace Baker Forman Jr. and Caroline L Forman. On September 28, 1929, Forman married Caroline Biddle Lippincott in Montgomery, Pennsylvania. Forman died on March 18, 1991, in Easton, Maryland.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Henry Chandlee Forman's "Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses" describes the history of 17th and 18th century Nantucket, including the "pioneers" of Nantucket, the history of the town planning and building, and the early economy of Nantucket, which was dependent on fishing and sheep-shearing.

Acquisition

"Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses" by Henry Chandlee Forman was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1972 by Henry Chandlee Forman.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.950.114 Robert Judson Leach manuscripts
  • HC.MC.975.07.058 "Nantucket Quakerism"

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Title
"Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses," 1966
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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