From the Archives

Below is a list of articles that have been published in the Museum’s newsletter Mainsheet. The articles look at interesting aspects of Woods Hole history and feature research by Museum Archivist Susan F. Witzell and by several other guest writers. To see an article, click on a link.

DateTitle and Author
2018 SpringStories from our Oral History Collection of Conversations by Susan Witzell
2017 FallThe Capn Kidd — Salted Kiss Sundaes and 'A Real Bar' by Susan F. Witzell
2017 SpringThe Pie in the Sky by Deborah Griffin Scanlon
2016 FallBlacksmiths in Quissett and Woods Hole by Susan F. Witzell
2016 SpringFishmonger Restaurant and Other Restaurants at the Bridge by Susan F. Witzell
2015 FallThe Old Stone House Rejoins The Old Candle House — or Why I Love Archivists by Mark Foster
2015 SpringTrain Stations and Ferry Terminals in Woods Hole by Susan F. Witzell
2014 FallThe Younger Joseph Story Fay by Susan F. Witzell (new photos of Fay from the 1860s).
2014 SpringA History Mystery by Susan F. Witzell (Vedeler-Fish photo album).
2013 FallQuissett Oral History and the Fay Farmhouse by Susan F. Witzell (Molly Willett oral history collection and results from The Moors research).
2013 SpringThe Hurricane of 1938 by P.K. Simonds.
2013The story of some bicentennial cannon balls and a tale of cooperation by Susan F. Witzell.
2012 FallNew Accessions — Summer 2012 by Susan F. Witzell (Sarah Bryant Fays bread and milk mug; a sugar bowl from the City of Columbus; and the tale of the shipwreck).
2012 SpringThe Loose Untailored Fabric of History — the Treasure Trove in the Archives by P.K. Simonds.
2011 FallProsperity from whaling created new-style houses in the 1840s by Susan F. Witzell (Captain Thomas Davis house and Eldridge house).
2010 FallThe Log Books of Captain Anthony Howes by Nancy Bundy.
2010 SpringA Town Called Nobska — a Cautionary Tale? by Les Garrick. (Secession of the Summer People).
2008 FallPart 2. Reminiscences of a Summer at the Breakwater Hotel 1960 by Allan W. Swank.
2008 SpringPart 1. Reminiscences of a Summer at the Breakwater Hotel 1960 by Allan W. Swank.
A Bill Eaton Sea Tale 1964 by John Howard McClellan
2007 SpringWoods Holes First Yachtsman by John Valois (Alfred Harrison).
2006Eaton photos and new accessions by Susan F. Witzell

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