Online Resources for Moby-Dick and American Whaling

Attacking a Right Whale by Currier & Ives. Public Domain. Source: US Library of Congress

General Museum Collections with Whaling Resources

Digital Commonwealth: Massachusetts Collections Online

Mystic Seaport Collections and Research Department: Online Resources

National Maritime Digital Library

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

Royal Museums Greenwich: The Collection

New Bedford Whaling Museum Online Exhibitions

Digital Humanities and Whaling Resources

New Bedford Whaling Museum: Digital Scholarship

New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Department of Digital Initiatives Wiki

Introduction to Whaling Logbooks and Journals

Digitized Logbooks and Journals from the New Bedford Whaling Museum

Old Weather Whaling

New Bedford Shoreside Industries App for Apple and Android

Special Online Exhibitions

Communities of Whaling Online Exhibit

The 38th Voyage of the Charles W. Morgan

Into the Deep: America, Whaling, and the World Resource Website

On the Water

Melville’s Writings and Online Versions of Moby-Dick

Herman Melville Electronic Library

Digitized First Edition of Moby-Dick from HathiTrust

Scholarly Annotated Version of Moby-Dick

Project Gutenberg Version of Moby-Dick

Social Media Resources

New Bedford Whaling Museum YouTube Channel

New Bedford Whaling Museum Flickr Page

Scientific Resources

NOAA Ocean Explorer

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Our list of whaling resources is a work in work in progress. We hope to add brief descriptions to each entry soon. If you have a suggestion or recommendation for a resource to include please email Greg Specter: specterg at DUQ dot EDU