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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. Selected monographs 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, Landmarks, History and The Elizabeth Islands. Some monographs may be listed under more than one topic.

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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
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: 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

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
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: 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)
World War ll - ‘Far Bunker’, 1946
Yacht Accommodation

The Elizabeth Islands

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 Accommodation

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