Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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
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Physical Description:
5.3 Cubic feet
10 boxes
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
The collection is 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
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated to the Archives Center by William B. McCloskey in 2010.
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection open for research 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 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivers -- China Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivers -- Brazil Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portugal Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peru Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whaling Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trawlers (Vessels) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Articles Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vietnam Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taiwan Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Singapore Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 2000-2010 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 1950-2000 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field notes Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indonesia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
India Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Malaysia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japan Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burma Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brazil Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chile Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canada Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fisheries Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fisheries -- Equipment and supplies Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alaska Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crabbing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fur trade Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ocean Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishing boats Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Norway Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New England Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Zealand Geographic 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