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Monographs

Monographs are short research papers covering highlights of Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Island’s history. A new monograph is published each year and is sent to all members as a benefit of membership. Monographs can be purchased for $1 each (plus S/H) by contacting the museum director. Selected monographs (highlighted in blue below) are available for download free of charge.  Please check back as new titles will be added as they become available.

Monographs are grouped by topic: PEOPLE, HISTORY, CUTTYHUNK LANDMARKS, and THE ELIZABETH ISLANDS. Some monographs may be listed under more than one topic.

PEOPLE

Agassiz, Louis, The Legacy of

The Akin Family

The Alert 1917-1982

Allen, Holder

Brewer, Margaret (see Wheeler, Hetty Shepard)

Church Family

Cuffee, Paul 1759-1817

The Cuttyhunk Cemetery

Daggett, Grandma

Gingrass, Norman

Gosnold, Bartholomew

Gosnold, Bartholomew, 2007 ed.

The Gosnold Monument

Hall, Irwin, C.

Hall, Winslow (see Sarmento, Manuel and Winslow Hall)

Haskell, Louise Taylor 1894-1978

Homer, George & Frederick

The Jacksons of Cuttyhunk

Jones, Tom – Hero of Cuttyhunk

The Penikese Island School and Cuttyhunk Island’s People

Potter, Allan Louis

Presidential Sojourners

Reeves, Marjorie – Memoirs

Sarmento, Manuel and I.W. Hall, Two Islanders

Two Islanders (see Sarmento, Manuel and Winslow Hall)

The Veeder Family of Cuttyhunk

Wheeler, Hetty Shepard and Margaret Brewer

HISTORY

Broadbill – Boom or Bust?

Cuttyhunk during World War II

Cuttyhunk from 1800 to Present

Cuttyhunk Historical Society – 20 Years Young

Cuttyhunk’s Town Meeting – Different Years, Different Views

Dedication of the World War I Plaque on Cuttyhunk

Early Days at Cuttyhunk

The Era of the Fishing Club: Fishing with a Gilded Hook

A Fertility Symbol from Cuttyhunk

A Fog Bell Comes to Cuttyhunk

The Gosnold Monument

Hurricane Carol

Island Eateries

The Island in Verse

Lighthouse Memories (related monograph Cuttyhunk Lighthouse)

New York Harbor Car Floats

The Nonquitt-Cuttyhunk Boats

Our Treasure of Oral Tradition

Presidential Sojourners

Progress

Remembrance in Verse

Some Cuttyhunk Shipwrecks

World War II (see Cuttyhunk World War II)

Yacht Accommodations

CUTTYHUNK LANDMARKS

The Alert 1917-1982

The Avalon

Barges Beach (see New York Car Floats)

Church Family

The Cuttyhunk Cemetery

The Cuttyhunk Church, 1881 – 2006

The Cuttyhunk Coast Guard

Cuttyhunk during World War II

Cuttyhunk Fish Dock

Cuttyhunk Fishing Club
See also: The Era of the Fishing Club: Fishing with a Gilded Hook

Cuttyhunk from 1800 to Present

Cuttyhunk Historical Society – 20 Years Young

Cuttyhunk Lighthouse

The Cuttyhunk Post Office from the Earliest Days

The Cuttyhunk Public Library – Almost 100 Years Old

Cuttyhunk’s Town Meeting – Different Years, Different Views

Cuttyhunk Yacht Club: 50 Years, The Spirit of

 

Dedication of the World War I Plaque on Cuttyhunk

Early Days at Cuttyhunk

The Era of the Fishing Club: Fishing with a Gilded Hook

The Fish Dock (see The Cuttyhunk Fish Dock)

A Fog Bell Comes to Cuttyhunk

The Gosnold Monument

Island Eateries

Lighthouse Memories (related monograph Cuttyhunk Lighthouse)

New York Harbor Car Floats

The Nonquitt-Cuttyhunk Boats

Progress

Some Cuttyhunk Shipwrecks

The Tarpaulin Cove Lighthouse

The Three Town Buildings and the Church, the Store and Post Office

Winter House

World War II (see Cuttyhunk World War II)

Yacht Accommodations

THE ELIZABETH ISLANDS (other than Cuttyhunk)

Agassiz, Louis, The Legacy of

Homer, George & Frederick

Hurricane Carol

Nashawena Island

Naushon, A Brief History

The Nonquitt-Cuttyhunk Boats

Pasque Island

Penikese Cemetery

 

Penikese Island

The Penikese Island School and Cuttyhunk Island’s People

Progress

Remembrance in Verse

Some Cuttyhunk Shipwrecks

The Tarpaulin Cove Lighthouse

Two Islanders (see Sarmento, Manuel and Winslow Hall)

World War II (see Cuttyhunk World War II)

Yacht Accommodations