History of publishing through the MMA
The first Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) publication was The Pleistocene Deposits of Sankaty Head in 1906. Since then, publications have covered everything from species lists to history documents. Please cite these files appropriately. Some documents here were not formally published anywhere but the authors have given permission to make them available.
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Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Mckenna-Foster, A., L. Perrotti, J. Blyth, E. LoPresti, R.S. Kennedy. 2016. Measuring success of a reintroduced population of the American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus Olivier) to Nantucket Island, MA. Journal of Insect Conservation. 20: 895-904.
Mckenna-Foster A and L. Perrotti. 2011. Re-introduction of the American burying beetle to Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, USA. Global Re-Introduction Perspectives: 2011 Ed. Pritpal S. Soorae. pp 1-4.
Natural History Publications
Andrews, J.C. and M.B. Epstein. 1980. Mammals of Nantucket County. Unpublished.
Brooks, W.S. 1928. A preliminary list of the birds of Nantucket. The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association. 23 pp.
Cushman, J.A. 1906. The Pleistocene deposits of Sankaty Head. The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association 1(1):1-21.
Johnson, C.W. 1930. A list of the insect fauna of Nantucket, Massachusetts. The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association 3(2): 1-174.
Rice, M.A. 1946. Trees and Shrubs of Nantucket. 2nd ed. The Maria Mitchell Association, 1967. 54 pp.
Howe, R. H. 1918. The Dragon and Damsel-flies (Odonata) of Nantucket, Mass. Annual Report of the Maria Mitchel Association. May, 1918.
Publications about the Maria Mitchell Association
Drake, T.E. 1968. The first half century of the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association. The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association. 32 pp.
Maria Mitchell Association. 1903. First Annual Report. 24 pp.
Maria Mitchell Association. 1908. Dedication of the Fire Proof Observatory. 12 pp