2 edition of Preliminary list of log books and journals in the Kendall Whaling Museum, Sharon, Mass. found in the catalog.
Preliminary list of log books and journals in the Kendall Whaling Museum, Sharon, Mass.
Kendall Whaling Museum.
|LC Classifications||MLCM 87/7531 (Z)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||14|
|LC Control Number||87462009|
People will read from the famed book at the New Bedford Whaling Museum for 25 hours on Jan. : Steve Annear. The museum said John F. Martin was at sea during the cultural heyday of American whaling. A book launch will be held Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the museum. The event is free and open to the public. The book can be purchased at the White Whale, the museum’s gift store, or online.
On a certain bright morning in the month of May, , the little port of Stromness wore an aspect of unwonted commotion. The great whaling fleet that every year sailed from this place for the Greenland fisheries was busily preparing for sea. The sun was shining over the brown hills of Orphir, and casting a golden sheen over the calm bay. Native Americans along the coasts of southern New England and Long Island have had close ties to whales for thousands of years. They made a living from the sea and saw in the world’s largest beings special power and meaning. After English settlement in the early seventeenth century, the region’s natural bounty of these creatures drew Natives and colonists alike to develop.
The North Water begins as it intends to go on, with a set piece demonstrating the depths of Drax’s depravity. Matters don’t improve from there. “Behold the man” is the book’s first sentence, a sidelong echo of the opening words of the greatest novel of the whale trade there ever was or will be: it takes courage for a writer to make such a move and McGuire has plenty of that. “took three more alongside, finished cutting two at eleven, set the watch and commenced boiling ”: manuscript american ship’s log of the whaler governor carver, documenting whaling activities from , with woodcut whale stamps (whaling) gifford, jason w. ship’s journal, bark governor carver, capt. macy; capt. jason w. gifford. westport: ,
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Logbooks and Journals Welcome to the general citation search page for the logbook and journal collection of the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library. The Museum’s logbook and journal database has been recently updated and can be downloaded (an excel spreadsheet) by.
Home» Explore» Grimshaw-Gudewicz Reading Room and Archives» Logbooks and Journals» Introduction to Whaling Logbooks and Journals. Introduction to Whaling Logbooks and Journals. By Rachel Adler, Intern, New Bedford Whaling Museum. Digitized logbooks from the Museum’s collection.
A logbook is the official record of the activities of a whaling voyage. handwritten abstracts of 2, whaling voyages between andcovering their more important aspects, compiled by Denis Wood in about 5. Preliminary List of Log Books and Journals in the Kendall Whaling Museum, Sharon, Mass.
(Sharon ) [total about ?all whaling]. The New Bedford Whaling Museum is a museum in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States that focuses on the history of the international whaling industry and the "Old Dartmouth" region (now the city of New Bedford and towns of Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, and Westport) in the South Coast of museum is governed by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society (ODHS), and its Location: 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New.
Museum Publications Art Books Children Cook Books Cultural Books Knots Local History Books Maritime Sharon Moby Dick/Herman Melville Science and Environment Sea Shanties Whaling Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the Southcoast Bookends. Whaling Logbooks and Journals, An Inventory of Manuscript Records in Public Collections: Reference Books @ Trying Leviathan by D.
Graham : fish or mammal. An easy question to answer now, but not quite as easy back in Before Darwin’s Voyage of the Beagle, natural history and the sciences had quite a different idea of how organisms were recounted in this detailed historical account, what began as an argument over fish oil regulation blew up into a public Author: Julia Pistell.
The Kendall Whaling Museum has now merged with the New Bedford Whaling Museum. All exhibits are in New Bedford and the Sharon site is not open to the public. Statement of Purpose Mankind's age-old fascination with whales.
Highlights & Collections Collection span 7 continents, 7. Books shelved as whaling: Moby-Dick or, the Whale by Herman Melville, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick.
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Eric Jay Dolin is the author of Leviathan: The History of Whaling In America, which was chosen as one of the best nonfiction books of by The Los Angeles Times and The Boston Globe, and also won a number of awards, includin g the John Lyman Award for U.
Maritime History and the twenty-third annual L. Byrne Waterman Award, given by Cited by: "In the Wake of Madness" is an informative look at the horrifying last voyage of the whaler Sharon. It starts out somewhat slow. I felt throughout much of the first part there was so little known about the story that the authoress was grasping at straws, attempting to supplement the story with other thing not entirely of interest to this reader/5.
Local Books 11 results Sort by: Featured Best Selling Price, low to high Price, high to low Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Date, old to new Date, new to old No Ordinary Being: A Biography of W. Starling Burgess, Inventor, Naval Architect, Poet, Aviation Pioneer, and Master of American Design.
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The History of Modern Whaling Johan Nicolay Tønnessen, Arne Odd Johnsen No preview available - Reviews: 1. Pages in category "Books about whaling" The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
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One of the great treasures of the New Bedford Whaling Museum collection, Caleb P. Purrington and Benjamin Russell’s painting, Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World, is currently receiving conservation treatment.
Concerns with the 1, foot long painting include flaking paint, wrinkling and tears in the fabric. Books contributed by New Bedford Whaling Museum. Log, keeper unknown, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic and Pacific; May Nov.
25; Includes descriptions of types of whales (blackfish, blue, bowhead, finback, gray, humpback, right, and sperm whales) seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, illnesses of crew members, and shipwrecks; and whale stamps.
The firm, known as Tucker & Cummings, was active at Dartmouth, Mass., in the grocery trade and in whaling as outfitters and agents. InTucker withdrew from the business and his nephew, Benjamin Cummings (b.
), succeeded him in the firm C. & B. Cummings of New Bedford, Mass., which withdrew from whaling and concentrated on the. original whaling ship log book with many whale stamps new bedford whaler: $3, Very rare and simply fantastic, original, Whaling Ship Manuscript Logbook from a trip aboard the New Bedford, Massachusetts Whaling Ship Mattapoisett on a Sperm Whaling Voyage in the Atlantic Ocean.
The New Bedford Whaling Museum announced today the presentation of the 27th annual L. Byrne Waterman Award to Dr. Bjørn Basberg, an industrial archaeologist, distinguished historian, and professor of economics at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen, Norway. The award was established in at the Kendall Whaling Museum in Sharon.
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