Of Whales and WhalingWinter 2005

Volume 54, no. 1


  • Letter to Members
    by Frank D. Milligan (p. 4)
  • A Treasure Found: Computer Technology Leads to Nantucket Scrimshaw Discovery
    by William J. Boylhart, introduction by Tony N. Dumitru (p. 5)
  • A Photographic Mystery Solved
    by Ryan Cooper and Robert Hellman (p. 10)
  • Library Column: The Whalemen’s Shipping List
    by Donna Cooper (p. 14)
  • From the NHA Curators: Sperm Whale in Residence
    photos by Cecil Barron Jensen and Jeffrey S. Allen (p. 17)
  • Historic Nantucket Book Section
    review by Frances Ruley Karttunen (p. 18)
  • NHA News (p. 20)

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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