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Creators:
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Dates:
circa 1910
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 76 photogravure plates from the Harriman Alaska Series, a 14-volume publication detailing the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899. The plates were made from photographs and drawings made during the Expedition. Prominent photographers include C. Hart Merriam and Edward S. Curtis.

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Creators:
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Dates:
1899-1900
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7243
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Creators:
Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867)
Dates:
1865-1867
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7213
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection includes correspondence, mostly to Spencer F. Baird, from members of the Scientific Corps of the Western Union Telegraph Expedition, including Kennicott, Dall, Bannister, and Elliott; copies of reports submitted to divisional chiefs from expedition staff members; newspaper clippings concerning the expedition; copies of notes ...

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Creators:
United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition, (1853-1856)
Dates:
1852-1861 and undated
Size:
0.3 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7253
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art
Dates:
1914, 1923-1942
Size:
10.69 cu. ft. (19 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the joint expedition made by the Freer Gallery of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from February 20, 1923 to August 6, 1927, and also the Freer Gallery of Art sponsored expedition from November 16, 1929 to April 11, 1934. Both expeditions were led by Carl Whiting Bishop, Associate Cur...

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United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Dates:
1838-1885
Size:
4.37 cu. ft. (6 document boxes) (1 half document box) (1 12x17 box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Several reports covering the scientific work of the expedition were made, and most were published. One of the exceptions was the ichthyology report, which Charles Pickering was originally assigned to prepare. It was delayed, however; and by the middle of 1849, Jean Louis Agassiz had been placed in charge of the work. Due to the pressures of hi...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art
Dates:
1924-1929
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-054
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the expeditions to China led by Carl Whiting Bishop. The February 20, 1923 through August 6, 1927 expedition was a joint effort between the Freer Gallery of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The November 16, 1929 through April 11, 1934 expedition was sponsored by the Freer Gallery of A...

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Dates:
1871-1876
Size:
0.9 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 68
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Polaris Expedition was undertaken for scientific observation in the Arctic during the period from 1871 to 1873, under the direction of the Navy. The Smithsonian was involved, especially in meteorological observations, and acquired part of the records with a view to publishing them. This collection consists of the records themselves pl...

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Dates:
circa 1909-1910, 1989
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 8 hand-colored glass lantern slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition. It is unclear as to who the photographer was. Also included are black-and-white prints made of the lantern slides by Smithsonian Photographic Services (SPS) in 1989.

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Dates:
1969-1971
Size:
3,135 Negatives (circa, acetate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-16
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during the Smithsonian-New South Wales Expedition to Pakistan, possibly by the expedition's collectors or official photographers. The photographs document Pakistani people, homes, industries, and arts, including manufacturing and handicraft processes and products such as textiles, pottery, jewelry, and metalwork.

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