Fishing and the Fishing Industry

A Bibliography of Sources in the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library

Primary Sources

Baker (John Hopkins Baker) Papers, 1821-1885, Mss 44, Museum Archive.

Dobson, Benjamin T., Ship Plans Collection, Mss 1975.36, Museum Archive.

Oral histories recorded in 1998 and 1999 with Rodney Avila, Louis Doucette Jr., Greg Freitas, Howard W. Nickerson, and Leonard Roche; Museum Archive.

Oral history with Capt. John G. Murley, recorded 1964; Museum Archive.

Oral history with Capt. Dan Mullins, recorded 1964; Museum Archive.

Potter (Edward F. and C. W. Potter) manuscript collection, 2009.10, Museum Archive.

Potter Family Papers, 1838-1906, Mss 102, Museum Archive.

Secondary Sources

Andrews, J. Clinton, “The Beginnings: Indian Fish and Fishing off Coastal Massachusetts,” in Historic Nantucket, Vol. 43, No. 3, Fall 1994.

Barker, Melvern J., Southeast of Noman’s, 1948.

Blair, Carvel Hall, and Willits Dyer Ansel, A Guide to Fishing Boats and Their Gear, 1968.

“Buzzard’s Bay Menhaden Fishery,” in Hunt’s Merchants’ Magazine, Vol. 10, Feb. 1844.

Chapelle, Howard, The American Fishing Schooners 1845-1935, 1973.

Church, Albert Cook, American Fishermen, 1940.

Clark, A. Howard, The Fisheries of Massachusetts, 1887.

Daley, Clement E. Jr., Sentinels of Futures Past, 1972.

Daley, Clement E. Jr., Tug Boats, Fishing Boats and Other Old Friends, 1987.

Digges, Jeremiah [pseudonym of Josef Berger], In Great Waters: The Story of the Portuguese Fishermen, 1941.

Doeringer, Peter B., Philip I. Moss, David B. Terkla, The New England Fishing Economy, 1986.

Down to the Sea for Fish: New Bedford Fishing Fleet, Reynolds Printing, 1939.

Finn, William, The Dragger, 1970.

Fishing Bulletin, Reynolds Printing, 1945.

Fishing Vessels of the United States, 1995.

Fortier, Norman, “A Storied Lens,” Museum Photo Archive.

Georgianna, Daniel, Alan Cass, Peter Amaral, The Cost of Fishing for Sea Scallops in Northeastern United States, 1999.

Hathaway, Brad, “Notes on Nineteenth Century Fishing from Dartmouth, MA.”

Matteson, George M., Draggermen, 1979.

Mello, Phil, “Working Waterfront, Photographic Portraits,” Museum Photo Archive.

Ronnberg, Erik A. R. Jr., “Evelina M. Goulart: Swordfishing Schooner, Dragger, Museum Ship,” in Nautical Research Journal, Vol. 38, No. 2, June 1993.

Spinner, Volumes I, III, IV.