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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 he ...

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Creators:
Fish, Farnum T.
Dates:
bulk 1912
Size:
0.5 Cubic Feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0876
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of five photographic post cards showing Farnum T. Fish and his Wright (Co) Model B biplane. Two of the post cards have caption information on the front. The collection also contains three pages of handwritten notes regarding various mechanical aspects of an aircraft, and a one page handwritten list of various tools.

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Dates:
1853-1862
Size:
0.8 linear meter.
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.

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Creators:
United States, Bureau of Fisheries
Dates:
circa 1877-1948
Size:
4 linear meters and 5 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 concern...

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Division of Fishes
Dates:
1874-1903 and undated
Size:
1 oversize folder.
Collection ID:
Accession 86-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a group of maps found in the Division of Fishes, and a watercolor painting of Unalaska by Henry Wood Elliott, 1874, marked as a gift to Mrs. Spencer F. Baird.

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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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Creators:
Glassell, Alfred C., Jr. 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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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes
Dates:
1937-1988
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of alphabetic correspondence, 1979-1988; visitors records, 1937-1981; chronological correspondence, 1971-1975; research and nomenclature correspondence, arranged by family grouping, c. 1950's-1980's; and correspondence with Smithsonian Institution Secretaries, c. 1940's-1960's.

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Creators:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dates:
1963-1968
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-528
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence of Frederick Henry Berry (1927-2001). He specialized in systematic ichthyology with the United States Bureau of Commercial Fisheries from 1956-1969. The majority of this correspondence is with Peter J. P. Whitehead.

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Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
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 and direct...

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