Special Collections

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Data Library and Archives
360 Woods Hole Road McLean Lab M58 Data Library and Archive
Woods Hole MA , 02543-1539
FAX: (508)457-2183
Institution Contact(s):
  David Sherman, Institution Archivist (508)289-2269 dsherman@whoi.edu
Hours: M-F 8:00AM-5:00PM
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://dla.whoi.edu
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking
Other Services:
  Information on hotel/housing accommodations Cafeteria Coat room/lockers Gift shop Exhibits and tours
Monographs: Annual Report
Journals: "Oceanus Magazine"
Bibliographic Utility:
Special Collection Contact(s):
  David Sherman, Institution Archivist (508)289-2269 dsherman@whoi.edu
Collections: 13
Formats: manuscripts archives monographs maps 50 linear feet of photographs pamphlets electronic records 50 audio tapes video tapes oral histories 8mm. motion picture reels 16mm. motion picture reels ephemera realia/artifacts atlases
Collection Description:
  Historical Instruments
Historical Maps of New England Coastline
Deep Sea Underwater Photographs (Images)
Alvin Archives
Ships' Papers (Images)
Marine Photographs (Images)
Allyn Vine Papers
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Directors' Papers (Finding Aid)
Alfred Redfield Papers
Brackett Hersey Papers (Finding Aid)
Hank Stommel Papers
Columbus Iselin Papers (Finding Aid)
Dean Bumpus Papers
Frank R. Lillie
John M. Hunt (Finding Aid)
William C. Schroeder
Dayton E. Carritt
Robert H. Cole
Daniel Merriman
G. M. Purdy
Mary Sears
Bostwick H. Ketchum
William G. Metcalf
Raymond B. Montgomery (Finding Aid)
Access: Letter of introduction required All or part of the collection(s) not accessible Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Self-service copying (change needed)
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for manuscript collection Specialized indexes