On this page we list archives, libraries, and other resources for those who wish to dig deeper into the history and context of this family story.

  • Danvers Archival Center www.danverslibrary.org/archive/ 
  • Remembering Danvers (blog by Sandy Nichols Ward)
  • MyHeritage.com (login required, but very useful if you already have an account. Genealogical information for the relatives in the Pine Knoll Story have been entered into the MyHeritage system.)
  • Essex Institute, Salem, MA = recipient of many, many historical papers from the Estate of Andrew Nichols. Now merged into the Peabody Essex Museum (P.E.M). In June 2018, the Phillips Library of the PEM re-opened in its new center in Rowley, MA.  (A Salem-based reading room is planned to open in summer 2019.) For directions and hours, see  www.pem.org/visit/library
  • Elizabeth Stanley Letters (1851-1861) in the Manuscript Collection of the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan: “This collection contains letters that Elizabeth Stanley received from her future husband, Andrew Nichols, and from other friends and family members in Massachusetts, as well as letters that Stanley wrote to Nichols during their courtship.” A Finding Aid for this small collection of 39 items was created in 2013.  See the Finding Aid.
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