(1940 — 1993)
His nickname "Drew" came about at a NESFA meeting when — somehow — it was determined that he needed one. It was debated and when Whyte objected that it should be his own decision, the President, Tony Lewis, ruled that he had a vote just like everyone else.
He was a collector who might have been considered a hoarder had he not indexed and organized everything. (But he did have things like a complete set of TV Guide to cover SF on TV.) When he moved, the NESFA Displacement Authority assisted, filling five 20' trucks over the course of four successive weekends. This measure was thereafter known as the Drew, which see. NESFA also packed most of his collection, which may account for boxes with labels like "used belly button lint."
- early 70s — S F Bulletin
- 1974 — The New SF Bulletin Index to SF Books
- 1975 — A "Dragondex" and Bibliography (with Wendy Glasser, Spike McPhee, and David Stever)
- 1976 — The Collector's Poul Anderson (with David Stever)
He was a founder of NESFA (New England Science Fiction Association) in 1965.