The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Whitney, Caspar
WHITNEY, Caspar, American journalist and author: b. Baltimore, Md., 2 Sept. 1862. He was graduated from Saint Mathew's College, Cal., spent several years in traveling and hunting, acting as correspondent for Harper's Weekly during much of the time and writing on outdoor sports. For five years he was editor of Outing, and later of Outdoor America. His writings include ‘A Sporting Pilgrimage’; ‘On Snowshoes to the Barren Grounds’; ‘Hawaiian America’; ‘Jungle Travels and Jungle People’; ‘The Flowing Road,’ etc.