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Atwood Collection

Atwood

Overview

Nathaniel E. Atwood, fisherman, amateur ichthyologist, Commissioner of Fisheries, representative to the Massachusetts State Legislature, friend and correspondent of the famous naturalist and scientist Louis Agassiz, who founded the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, Nathaniel Atwood's life was remarkable in every respect. [More...]

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  • Nathaniel Atwood Correspondence
    Handwritten letter, dated January 31, 1868, from Captain N.E. Atwood to his son, Captain...
    Collection: Atwood
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Autographs, Cetacean (Schooner), Lone Star (Brig), Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Shipwrecks, Whalers (Persons), Whaling, Whaling--Massachusetts--History, Atwood, Nathaniel
  • Atwood Family
    List of names and births and deaths taken from the Atwood Family bible from August 24, 1735...
    Collection: Atwood
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Biography, Captains, Childbirth, Families, Fathers
  • Atwood Newspaper Article
    Boston Sunday Globe newspaper account of rescue of crew of Lone Star by Captain Nathaniel Atwood...
    Collection: Atwood
    Format: Newsprint
    Subjects: Boston Sunday Globe, Captains, Cetacean (Schooner), Lone Star (Brig), Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Schooners, Shipwrecks, Whaling, Atwood, Nathaniel
  • Atwood Home
    Photograph of Atwood home located at 5 Nickerson Street. House was originally floated over from...
    Collection: Atwood
    Format: Photo
    Subjects: Captains, Dwellings, Families, Nickerson Street (Provincetown, Mass.), Atwood, Nathaniel
  • Atwood Family
    Biographical resume of Captain Nathaniel Ellis Atwood, born September 13, 1807 - died November 7,...
    Collection: Atwood
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Biography, Families, Atwood, Nathaniel
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