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"Nantucket Quakerism"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-058

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume, typed, unpublished manuscript entitled "Nantucket Quakerism," written by Robert Leach. The manuscript describes Quakerism in Nantucket from 1698 to 1763, and theorizes that the failure to solve the problem of common land ownership lead to the collapse of Nantucket.

Dates

  • Undated.

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Robert J. Leach (1916-) was born in 1916 in New England. He was a conscientious objector during World War II and a teacher after the war. He has done extensive research on the history of whaling and Nantucket Quakers.

Extent

0.16 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

"Nantucket Quakerism," written by Robert Leach, describes Quakerism in Nantucket from 1698 to 1763, and theorizes that the failure to solve the problem of common land ownership lead to the collapse of Nantucket.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.950.114 Robert Judson Leach manuscripts
  • HC.MC.950.302 Correspondence
  • HC.MC.975.07.031 "Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses"

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.

Creator

Title
"Nantucket Quakerism," undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October, 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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