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Creators:
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Dates:
circa 1838-1842
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of pencil and color drawings prepared for the Report on Mollusca of the United States Exploring Expedition. Artists represented include Joseph Drayton, Joseph P. Couthouy, Frederick M. Bayer, and A. F. Bellows. This accession relates to materials in Record Unit 7186.

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Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Semi, Fijian, 1876
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
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Dates:
undated
Size:
20 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1072
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Viti Levu vocabulary, a mountain dialect of the Fiji Islands. Obtained from Semi in New York City in January 1876. This is in a parallel column with the dialects of the Viti Islands, extracted from Horatio Hale's Ethnology and Philology of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, Philadelphia, 1846.

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Peale, Titian R. (Titian Ramsay), 1780-1798
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Dates:
undated
Size:
57 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4807
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Catalogue of 2516 ethnological specimens, numbered 1-2487.

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Creators:
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:
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896
Dates:
undated
Size:
98 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7235
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This manuscript probably represents what Horatio Hale originally intended to publish on southern Africa in his Philology and Ethnology that is one of the volumes of the report of the United States Exploring Expedition (Wilkes Expedition). It includes several vocabularies, comparative vocabularies, and notes on the location and appearance (especiall...

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Creators:
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896
Riesenberg, Saul H.
Dates:
1840s
Size:
149 Pages
165 Pages
2 Items (parts )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7439
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The description by the Trumbull Library has also been copied and two notes about the manuscript are included. The document is a draft for volume 6, Ethnology and Philology, of the report of the Wilkes Expedition (United States Exploring Expedition. The published version and the manuscript have been compared only briefly. The manscript appears not t...

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Section of Corals
Dates:
1931-1962
Size:
0.1 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 202
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Curator of the Division of Mollusks, Paul Bartsch, began to refer to a Section of Corals in his annual reports although there was never a curator for the Section. This practice continued, with the reports in this record unit forming a separate section of the Division of Mollusks annual report, until the coral collection was transferred ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Dates:
1857
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-298
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a catalog of crustacea collected during the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. This catalog was compiled by James Dwight Dana (1813-1895), a geologist and zoologist on this expedition. These specimens are housed at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and this c...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1982-1988
Size:
9.48 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the research and production of the exhibition "Magnificent Voyagers, United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842," curated by Herman J. Viola. Materials include research materials, funding proposals, contact sheets, speech notes, loan records, evaluations, committee materials, drafts of s...

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Creators:
Brackenridge, William D. (William Dunlop), 1810-1893.
Dates:
circa 1838-1875
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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