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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

From 1871 until his death in 1887, Spencer F. Baird served as Commissioner of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries (USCFF). Baird received no compensation and charged no rent to the USCFF for its use of his home for office space. This series documents Baird's involvement in the Chenowith Case of 1885. James Chenowith, an aud...

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Dates:
circa 1880-1890
Size:
38 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.73-50
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting artifacts collected and peoples encountered during the Wilkes Expedition, also known as the United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842. They include images of clubs, axes, spears, sennit rolls, paddles and canoes, a drum, clothing, and people from Fiji, Hawaii, the Marquesas Islands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Samoa, and ...

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Creators:
True, Frederick William, 1858-1914
Dates:
circa 1886-1910
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7181
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit contains correspondence of Frederick William True with zoologists, naturalists, museum officials, Smithsonian administrators, and friends concerning specimens, publication of manuscripts, exhibitions, his trip to the Pribilof Islands in 1895, and USNM affairs. Also included are files concerning the preparation of exhibits, ...

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Collection ID:
Record Unit 7184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Contain records relating to the distribution of fishes carried out as part of the Fish Commission's activities in fish propagation. Data recorded include recipient, date sent, types of fish sent, how transported, and request number.

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Collection ID:
Record Unit 7184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Contain records relating to the distribution of fishes carried out as part of the Fish Commission's activities in fish propagation. Data recorded include recipient, date sent, types of fish sent, how transported, and request number.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Transportation
Dates:
circa 1927-1973 and undated
Size:
23 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records chiefly document the operations of the Division of Transportation from its creation in 1957, and the operations of the Section of Land Transportation, 1946-1957. Lesser amounts of records relate to the administration of the land transportation collections prior to 1946 and to the marine transportation collections before 1957...

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