Correspondence,
1943-1987

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 12-530
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes
Dates:
1943-1987
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of correspondence with the United States Navy concerning the naming of submarines after fishes. Much of the correspondence provides descriptions of the fish to that particular submarine's commander. Information comes from various curators within the Division of Fishes as well as Alexander Wetmore at the time when he was Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-530, National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes, Correspondence

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Navy Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishes Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Submarines (Ships) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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