Frederick M. Chamberlain Papers,
1899-1909

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7258
Creators:
Chamberlain, Frederick M., 1867-1921
Dates:
1899-1909
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Introduction
Introduction
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of bound letterpress books of outgoing correspondence, 1899-1909, and diaries kept by Chamberlain, 1900-1905. Most of the correspondence is official, with smaller amounts of personal material included. The letterpress books also contain correspondence, reports and notes on Chamberlain's work for the Fish Commission and Bureau of Fisheries, particularly his investigations of Alaskan salmon fisheries. The diaries document several official field trips including cruises to Alaska, 1901, 1903-1905; field work in Hawaii, 1902, and Arizona, 1904; and Chamberlain's participation on the third Agassiz Albatross Expedition to the eastern tropical Pacific, 1904-1905.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Frederick M. Chamberlain (1867-1921) served as a Scientific Assistant and Naturalist for the United States Fish Commission and its successor, the United States Bureau of Fisheries. Much of his work was aboard the steamer Albatross during its various investigations of west coast fisheries.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7258, Frederick M. Chamberlain Papers

Keywords
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Chamberlain, Frederick M., 1867-1921 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States Fish Commission Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Agassiz- Albatross Expedition to the Eastern Tropical Pacific (1904-1905) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ichthyology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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