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Creators:
United States National Museum, Division of Fishes
Dates:
1865-1941
Size:
1.8 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 213
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence of Richard Rathbun. The correspondence is both professional and personal and concerns the administration of the United States Fish Commission and United States National Museum (USNM); paleontological and zoological research; Rathbun's activity in scientific societies and social ...

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Dates:
circa 1885-1900
Size:
275 Items (circa 275 engravings and drawings for engravings)
200 copy prints (circa)
1 Print (silver gelatin)
1 copy negative
380 Cyanotypes (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The majority of the collection documents Northwest Coast scenery, people, and settlements; these include photographs made by Franz Boas during US Fish Commission expeditions on the USS Albatross, as well as engravings made for publications on Northwest Coast Indians by Franz Boas and Albert Parker Niblack. Another large portion of the collection c...

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series includes incoming and outgoing correspondence of the United States Fish Commission and its successor agency, the Bureau of Fisheries, concerning the transmittal of specimens to institutions and scientists, particularly the United States National Museum. It also includes incoming correspondence concerning acknowledgment ...

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 213
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The outgoing correspondence of the Division of Fishes for this period is located in the letterpress books in this series. The books are not indexed unless otherwise noted in the folder listing. A very rough chronological order was maintained, but exceptions to it are frequent. The majority of the letters were written by Tarleton Hoffman ...

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series consists of one letterpress book containing copies of outgoing correspondence of Richard Rathbun, 1885-1889. While the volume is marked personal, most of the correspondence deals with Rathbun's work with the United States Fish Commission. Of particular interest are several letters from Rathbun to George Brown Goode concerning ...

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series includes class notebooks maintained by Richard Rathbun at Cornell University; notebooks dealing with his research on paleontology and invertebrate zoology; notebooks and daybooks kept by Rathbun in his administrative capacity with the United States Fish Commission; notebooks containing material concerning the Fur Seal Tribunal ...

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7256
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series consists mostly of photographs of crustacea specimens. Also included are three photographs taken at the United States Fish Commission laboratories at Wood's Hole, Massachusetts, in 1886.

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Collection ID:
Record Unit 7181
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In May 1895, Frederick William True and Leonhard Stejneger were temporarily detailed to the United States Fish Commission to make a special study of seal rookeries in Alaska. This series contains notebooks and related materials maintained by True on that trip.

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file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

United States Fish Commission; Bureau of Fisheries, and Fish and Wildife Service: A. Ship records - alphabetical by ship

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