Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple's collections are the subject of a new web site, In honor of the People: Exploring American Indian culture in the Bishop Whipple collections.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Monday, June 4, 2012
Two or three weeks ago my brother phoned me from the North Burial Ground in Providence, Rhode Island. He was visiting family members nearby and wanted to visit the gravestones of our 8th great grandparents, Captain John and Sarah Whipple. I was driving when he phoned, so I pulled over and tried to help him.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Yesterday Dave Martucci of the North American Vexillological Association sent this newspaper clipping of Mrs. Wayne Whipple, who apparently sewed Wayne Whipple's flag of 1912. Dave gave permission to post the clipping.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Blaine Whipple recently submitted a link to a biography of John Adams Whipple (1822-1891), the first manufacturer of chemicals required for daguerreotype--the first commercially successful photographic process. His photographic studio became the most successful in Boston.