Kendall Institute Monographs and Other Publications

The following is a bibliography of Kendall Whaling Museum Publications.
Titles with hyperlinks have been digitized and are available as a PDF for viewing through the Whaling Museum's website.

Kendall Whaling Museum Monographs

Fakeshaw: A Checklist of Plastic "Scrimshaw" by Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #1. 1988.

Fakeshaw: A Checklist of Plastic "Scrimshaw" by Stuart M. Frank. Second Edition, revised and expanded. KWM Monograph Series #1A. 1993.

Fakeshaw /supplement (1996) compiled and edited by Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #Supplement. 1996.

Fakeshaw: A Checklist of Plastic "Scrimshaw" by Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #1B. 3rd ed., 2001.

Scrimshaw of Manuel Cunha: Late Work from Madeira Revealed by Joshua T. Basseches. KWM Monograph Series #2. 1988.

Corrections to "Brewington": Notes and Revisions to M.V. and Dorothy Brewington's Kendall Whaling Museum Paintings (1965) by Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #3. 1988. 

Biographical Dictionary of Scrimshaw Artists in the Kendall Whaling Museum by Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #4. 1989.

Edward Burdett (1805-1833), America's First Master Scrimshaw Artist by Joshua Basseches and Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #5. 1991.

African Americans in the Maritime Trades: A Guide to Resources in New England by Mary Malloy (Brown University and Sea Education Association). KWM Monograph Series #6. 1990.

Meditations from Steerage: Two Whaling Journal Fragments: The Commonplace Book of Dean C. Wright, Boatsteerer, Ship Benjamin Rush of Warren, Rhode Island, 1841-45; and Six Months Outward Bound: John Jones, Steward, Ship Eliza Adams of New Bedford, 1852  compiled and edited by Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #7. 1991.

Delftware: Dutch and Flemish Faience in the Kendall Whaling Museum, with a catalogue of related works by Sieuwart van der Meulen and Adolf van der Laan by Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #8. 1993.

Oooh, You New York Girls! The Urban Pastorale in Ballads and Songs about Sailors Ashore in the Big City. (The 1995 Vaughan Evans Memorial Lecture. Co-published with the Australian Association for Maritime History) by Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #9. 1996.

Whaling 1937-1967: The International Control of Whale Stocks by Sir Gerald Elliot (Christian Salvesen PLC, Edinburgh). KWM Monograph Series #10. 1997.

Sea Chanteys and Sailors' Songs : an Introduction for Singers and Performers, and a Guide for Teachers and Group Leaders by Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #11. 2001.

"Musick on the Brain" Frederick Howland Smith's Shipboard Tunes, 1854-1869 by Frank M. Stuart. KWM Monograph Series #12. 2000.

Frederick Myrick of Nantucket: Scrimshaw Catalogue Raisonné compiled by Donald E. Ridley; edited, and with a biographical sketch by Stuart M. Frank ; and with research and forensic contributions by Paul Madden, Paul Vardeman, and Janet West. KWM Monograph Series #13. 2000.

Frederick Myrick of Nantucket: Physical Characteristics of the Scrimshaw by Donald E. Ridley, Janet West; with additional contributions by Desmond T. Liddy and Judith N. Lund ; and with research and editorial contributions by Paul E. Vardeman Jr., and Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series #14. 2000.

Songs of the Polly, 1795: A Garland of Songs, Ballads, and Ditties from Stephen Cahoon's Journal aboard the Whaleship Polly of Gloucester, Massachusetts by Stuart M. Frank. KWM Monograph Series KWM Monograph Series #15. 2001.

Nantucket Signals: Private Signal Flags, Owners' Flags, and House Flags of Nantucket Whalers by Donald Ridley. KWM Monograph Series #16. 2004.

 

Other Kendall Publications

Brewington, M.V. A Checklist of the Paintings, Drawings, and Prints at the Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Mass.: Henry P. Kendall, 1957.

Brewington, M.V. and Dorothy. Kendall Whaling Museum Paintings. Sharon, Mass.: Kendall Whaling Museum, 1965. 

Brewington, M.V. and Dorothy. Kendall Whaling Museum Prints. Sharon, Mass.: Kendall Whaling Museum, 1969.

Forster, Honore. The South Sea Whaler: An Annotated Bibliography of Published Historical, Literary, and Art Material Relating to Whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the Nineteenth Century . Sharon, Mass.: The Kendall Whaling Museum; Fairhaven, Mass.: E. J. Lefkowicz, 1985.

Frank, Stuart M. The Book of Pirate Songs. Sharon, Mass.: The Kendall Whaling Museum, 1998.

Frank, Stuart M. and Webb, Robert L. M. V. Brewington: A Bibliography & Catalogue of the Brewington Press. Sharon, Mass.: The Kendall Whaling Museum, 1982.  

Malloy, Mary. 'From Boston Harbor we Set Sail!' A Curriculum Unit on African-American Mariners and Maritime Communities in Massachusetts. Sharon, Mass.: Prepared and published jointly by Boston African American National Historic Site, The Kendall Whaling Museum, and the Museum of Afro-American History, 1992.

Martin, Kenneth R. "Naked and a Prisoner": Captain Edward C. Barnard's Narrative of Shipwreck in Palau, 1832-1833. Sharon: The Kendall Whaling Museum, 1980.

Martin, Kenneth R. Whalemen's Paintings and Drawings: Selections from the Kendall Whaling Museum Collection. Sharon, Mass.: The Kendall Whaling Museum, 1983.

Miller, Pamela A. And the Whale is Ours! Creative Writing of American Whalemen. Boston, Mass.: D. R. Godine; Sharon, Mass.: The Kendall Whaling Museum, ca. 1979.

Tiatorio, Anthony D. The Business of Whaling: A Kendall Curriculum Project. A paper delivered at the Eight Annual Whaling Symposium of the Kendall Whaling Museum, 15 October 1983.