Isaac Ginsburg Papers, circa 1911-1919, 1924-1958

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The field books, black-and-white photographs, and illustrations of Isaac Ginsburg chiefly document his career with the Bureau of Fisheries from 1922 to 1956. Most of the cataloged works were from investigations of fishing industries completed for the Bureau of Fisheries, completed by William W. Welsh and M.V. Green along the Gulf coast, and New England. Photographs related to Ginsburg's research in Panama. Illustrations of fish include station data for Bureau of Fisheries vessels Grampus, Albatross, and Fish Hawk.

Date Range

circa 1911-1935

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  • Animalia
  • Fish


  • North Carolina
  • Mississippi
  • United States
  • Panama
  • Texas
  • New England
  • Gulf of Mexico
  • Virginia


Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007187


25 items (field books, black-and-white photographs, and illustrations)

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives