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Memorabilia, 1930-2011


Scope and Content Note

The Memorabillia collection consists of a multitude of different ephemera and other nostalgic items from WHOI history. The collection currently spans 1930 to 2011, and is constantly growing. Of particular note in the collection are a large number of foreign courtesy flags, the medicine chest from the original Atlantis , Furoshiki or Japanese wrapping cloth given to WHOI by Dr. Koichi Nakamura of the Geological Survey of Japan, pieces of the Swordfish that attacked ALVIN , the bull horn from the Chain and various badges, stickers, t-shirts, plaques, and other realia.


  • 1930-2011

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

The records are in



Open: materials are available for research.


36 boxes plus oversized material (32 lin. ft.)


The items are arranged in no particular order.

Repository Details

Part of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Data Library and Archives Repository