Barton A. Bean papers,circa 1892-1897, 1903-1908

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These papers include correspondence, notes, and notebooks of Barton A. Bean concerning his work with the United States Fish Commission in 1892 and 1897; trips to New York, Florida, and the Bahamas, 1894, and circa 1903-1908; and daily activities in Washington, D.C., 1895-1897. Most of his notes are narrative accounts of his fishing and collecting trips.

Date Range

1892-1897, 1903-1908

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  • Osteichthyes
  • Animalia
  • Fish
  • Bony fish


  • Florida Keys
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Maine
  • California
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • Bahamas
  • Texas
  • Connecticut
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin


Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007224


9 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives