WhalingSummer 1998

Volume 47 No. 3

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • A Foreword
    by Jean Weber (p. 4)
  • The Story of Nantucket’s Sperm Whale
    by Cecil Barron Jensen (p. 5)
  • The New England Aquarium’s Responses to Marine Mammal Strandings
    by Jim Rice and Belinda Rubinstein (p. 9)
  • Sperm Whales
    by James McKenna (p. 11)
  • Whale Tools in the Nantucket Whaling Museum
    by Robert E. Hellman (p. 16)
  • Beginning with Candle Making: A History of the Nantucket Whaling Museum
    by Patty Jo Rice (p. 20)
  • The Changing Perception of Whales in Literature
    by Richard J. King (p. 24)
  • Rare Books: A Look at the NHA’s Collection of Nineteenth-Century Books on Whales and Whaling
    by Betsy Lowenstein (p. 33)
  • Historic Nantucket: Book Section
    by Judith Powers (p. 36)

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 among all audiences.

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