Query: Fishes
Farnum T. Fish Collection
Creators:
Fish, Farnum T., 1896-1978
Dates:
Circa 1912
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0876
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Farnum T. Fish (1896-1978) was an early aviator who flew his Wright (Co) Model B biplane in numerous air meets. This collection consists of five photographic post cards showing Fish and his aircraft as well as handwritten technical notes.

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New England Fishing Schooner Logbooks
Dates:
1853-1862
Size:
3 cul. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7200
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of 112 logbooks maintained by various New England fishing schooners during voyages conducted from 1852 to 1862. The logbooks contain data regarding weather conditions, number of fish caught, and, to a lesser degree, types of fish caught. The ports represented are: Barnstable, Chatham, Dennis, Harwich, Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, and Yarmouth …

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United States Fish Commission Records
Creators:
United States Fish Commission
Dates:
1871-1892
Size:
4.66 Cubic feet (20 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0256
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Most of the collection consists of drawings, both pen and ink and pencil, photoengravings and photographs and blueprints of fish, fishermen, fishing gear, nets, traps, seines, fishing vessels both small and large, and fish processing. Some are identified by type, some by location; others lack specific identification. Many carry comments …

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Correspondence
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Fishes
Dates:
1943-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-530
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence with the United States Navy concerning the naming of submarines after fishes. Much of the correspondence provides descriptions of the fish to that particular submarine's commander. Information comes from various curators within the Division of Fishes as well as Alexander Wetmore at the time when …

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Records
Creators:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dates:
circa 1877-1948
Size:
14.73 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (3 12x17 boxes) (10 tall document boxes) (7 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers include original logbooks for the Fish Commission vessels Albatross, Fish Hawk, Grampus, Halcyon, Yvonne, and Danglade containing hydrographic and dredging data; transcribed records of some of that data; accession records, transmittal records, lists, and correspondence concerning specimens taken by the Commission; material concerning expositions in which the Commission …

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Ramón de la Sagra Album of Drawings of Fishes of Cuba
Creators:
Sagra, Ramón de la, 1798-1871
Dates:
1798-1871
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of an album of original drawings of Cuban fishes by Ramon de la Sagra, 1798-1871, and a few photographs of the drawings (black and white).

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Division of Fishes, National Museum of Natural History, Oral History Interviews
Dates:
2003-2004
Size:
37 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9616
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff …

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Records
Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Fishes
Dates:
1865-1941
Size:
7 cu. ft. (14 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 213
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit includes correspondence of the division, 1865-1941; accession and distribution record books, 1882-1936; invoices on specimens, ca. 1895, 1911-1923; and related notes, lists and materials on fishes.

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Alfred C. Glassell Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Glassell, Alfred C. (Alfred Curry), 1913-2008, interviewee
Dates:
2002
Size:
3 mini-audiotapes (Originals).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9601
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …

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Correspondence
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Fishes
Dates:
1941-1990
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the tenure of Ernest A. Lachner (1915-1996), Associate Curator and Curator, 1949-1981 in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes. Materials include correspondence, certificates, reports and a small amount of papers relating to Lachner's service with World War II U. S. Army Air …

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