Charles W. Smiley and William Van Zandt Cox, Fishery Statistics,
circa 1880

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FARU7206
Dates:
circa 1880
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.15 cu. ft. (5 12x17 boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of five bound volumes of statistics, compiled by Smiley and Cox, on the exportation and importation of fishery products, 1731-1880. Apparently these statistics were compiled for use by the Fisheries Division of the Tenth Census, 1880.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Charles W. Smiley (1846-1926) was educated at the Eastman National Business College and Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut. He served as special agent in charge of fishery statistics for the Fisheries Division of the Tenth Census, 1879-1881, and as Editor for the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 1881-1889.
William VVan Zandt Cox (1852-1923) was appointed special agent for the Fisheries Division of the Tenth Census in 1879. Other positions held by Cox included Assistant for the International Fisheries Exhibition in London, 1883; Financial Clerk for the exposition work of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884-1885; and Chief Clerk of the United States National Museum, 1885-1902.

Administration
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7206, Charles W. Smiley and William Van Zandt Cox, Fishery Statistics

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Smiley, Charles W. 1846-1926 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cox, William Van Zandt, 1852-1923 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eastman National Business College (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wesleyan University (Middletown, Conn.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Bureau of the Census Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States Fish Commission Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Chief Clerk Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
International Fisheries Exhibition (1883 : London, England) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ichthyology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishery products Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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