MS 4838 Extracts from Report on Cruise of U.S.F.C. [Fish Commission] Str Albatross in the South Seas, 1899-1900 by Comdr Jeffn. F. Moser, U. S. N., Comdg

Collection ID:
Moser, Jefferson F.
Townsend, Charles Haskins, 1859-1944
Moore, H. F. (Henry Frank), 1867-1948
United States Fish Commission
Physical Description:
154 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes title page and a sketch. Manuscript consists of ethnographic notes by Charles H. Townsend and H. F. Moore (whose names appear at the top of each page) of the U. S. Fish Commission.

Existence and Location of Copies
Negative microfilm on file, 3/1971.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4838

Local Note
Local Note
Prints of photographs taken during the expedition are in the archives (uncatalogued). Some of the negatives, numbering (not always consecutively) from approximately 40060 to to 40300, are on file in the MNH and MHT photo labs; records show that negatives 40015-40021 were destroyed in 1951.
Local Note
Although a note with the manuscript seemed to indicate that it had been microfilmed, no microfilm was located in 1969 and no related manuscripts were found.
Local Note
typescript document

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4838, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Ethnological material collected on the voyage was acquired by the Smithsonian from Townsend and Moore, April 17, 1900 (Accession Number 36365, Catalog Numbers 204976-205225, 206126-206374). The museum also purchased from Townsend on February 9, 1900 a collection of objects from the South Pacific, which Townsend himself had purchased (Accession Number 36122, Catalog Numbers 204601-204615). Received in the Archives 1/69 from Saul H. Riesenberg, Chairman, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution.

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