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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
    Letter from Francis Lousada to Captain Atwood.
    Collection: Atwood
    Format: Text
    Subjects: British, Captains, Cetacean (Schooner), Letters, Lone Star (Brig), Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Schooners, Shipwrecks, Whaling, Atwood, Nathaniel
  • Cape Cod Fishermen in 1862; Autobiography of Captain N. E. Atwood
    "Cape Cod Fishermen in 1862; Autobiography of Captain N. E. Atwwod." An exerpt from...
    Collection: Atwood
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Atlantic Cod fishing, Fish trade--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Fishers--Massachusetts--Provincetown
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