New England Fishing Schooner Logbooks,
1853-1862

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FARU7200
Dates:
1853-1862
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 cul. ft. (6 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of 112 logbooks maintained by various New England fishing schooners during voyages conducted from 1852 to 1862. The logbooks contain data regarding weather conditions, number of fish caught, and, to a lesser degree, types of fish caught. The ports represented are: Barnstable, Chatham, Dennis, Harwich, Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, and Yarmouth.

Administration
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7200, New England Fishing Schooner Logbooks

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ichthyology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meteorology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schooners Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New England Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Barnstable County (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Provincetown (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chatham (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dennis (Mass. : Town) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harwich (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Truro (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wellfleet (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yarmouth (Mass.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field notes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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