Guide to the William McCloskey Fishing and World Fisheries Photographic Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1192
Creators:
McCloskey, William B., 1928-
Dates:
1952-2005
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5.3 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists primarily of photographic slides taken by McCloskey while aboard commerical fishing vessels. The photographs were taken in bodies of water spanning the globe, including those off the coasts of Japan, New Zealand, Alaska, New England, Canada, Norway, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Burma, Chile, Peru, the Caribbean, Portugal and numerous other places. In addition, there are photographs taken aboard fishing boats on rivers, including those in China and in Brazil. Also included in the collection are field notebooks kept by McCloskey, articles and other printed materials, and papers relating to two of McCloskey's books on fishing.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Divided into three series: Series 1, Photographs; Series 2, Field notebooks; Series 3, Printed materials.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Author, photographer, and authority on commerical fishing, fisheries and fishing boats.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated to the Archives Center by William B. McCloskey in 2010.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
William McCloskey Fishing and World Fisheries Photographic Collection, 1952-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sealing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivers -- China Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivers -- Brazil Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portugal Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peru Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whaling Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trawlers (Vessels) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Articles Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vietnam Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taiwan Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Singapore Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 2000-2010 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field notes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indonesia Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
India Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Malaysia Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japan Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burma Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brazil Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chile Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canada Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fisheries Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fisheries -- Equipment and supplies Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alaska Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crabbing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fur trade Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ocean Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishing boats Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Norway Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New England Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Zealand Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives