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Prescott H. Littlefield Papers

Prescott H. Littlefield Papers

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PRESCOTT H. LITTLEFIELD PAPERS, 1959-1960





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:Littlefield, Prescott H.
Title:Prescott H. Littlefield Papers
Dates:1959/1960
Quantity:0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:The Prescott Littlefield papers contain typewritten correspondence of Littlefield relating to his sailing dories.
Collection Number:MH 147

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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.


Biographical Sketch

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.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Chamberlain, William H., 1864-1939
Gardner, John
Alpha/Beachcomber Dory
Dories (Boats)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

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 Museum.

Preferred Citation

Prescott H. Littlefield Papers, MH 147, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was donated by Prescott H. Littlefield in January 1960 (accession #14,992).

Processing Information

Collection processed by Hilary Streifer, August 2015.


Related Material


Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.


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