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Littlefield, Prescott H.
Prescott H. Littlefield
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Prescott Littlefield papers
contain typewritten correspondence of Littlefield relating to his sailing
Scope and Content Note
The Prescott Littlefield papers contain typewritten correspondence of Littlefield
relating to his sailing dories. Included are photographs of the beachcomber/alpha
dory design of William Henry Chamberlain of Marblehead, Massachusetts, and some
miscellaneous articles and pamphlets that Littlefield collected.
Prescott H. Littlefield was the vice-president of the
Canada Dry Corporation in New York City. He was very interested in Henry
Chamberlain's beachcomber/alpha dory design. Prescott was married to Margaret M.
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Chamberlain, William H., 1864-1939
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research use.
Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in
writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex