Inventory of the Whaling Photo Album, circa 1900 Whaling Photo Album Acc. 2010.103

Inventory of the Whaling Photo Album, circa 1900

A Collection in the
Manuscripts and Rare Books Department
Accession Number Acc. 2010.103


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Processed by: Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Accession Number
2010.103
Title
Whaling Photo Album circa 1900
Extent
.02 Cubic Feet
Location
Special Collections Research Center
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Whaling Photo Album, Accession #Acc. 2010.103, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased in February 2010.

Processing Information

Accessioned and minimally processed in February 2010 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.


Scope and Content

Photo album, containing 12 photographs (2"x3") depicting whales, their slaughter and processing on a New England beach around the turn of the century. It is not clear whether the whales were hunted or stranded.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Whales--New England
  • Whales--Stranding
  • Whaling--New England--History--Pictorial works
  • Whaling-1890-1910
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Photographs