Charles Branch Wilson papers, 1881-1941 and undated

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Description

This collection contains 104 black-and-white photographs, 16 folder, 14 maps, and 1 photograph album by Charles Branch Wilson, originally maintained by the Division of Birds. Localities for materials in this collection include but are not limited to New York, Ontario, Lake Erie, the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the English Channel, the North Sea, and Jamaica. Materials include a large number of station data sheets containing information on the collection and analysis of copepods in various bodies of water and locations in the ocean. Much of this data was collected aboard the steamer Albatross and the ship Carnegie. There are also a number of black-and-white photographs of Jamaica, often depicting the flora of the island, as well as the people and the scenery. There are some sketches included, as well as a number of maps showing station points on different bodies of water.|This registry only describes field notes within this collection. Additional information may include correspondence, typed notes, notes not relating to biological fieldwork, and published or unpublished manuscripts. For additional information refer to the finding aid under "related materials."

Date Range

1887-1934

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Topic

  • Copepoda
  • Molluska
  • Crustacea
  • Animalia
  • Plantae
  • Copepods
  • Mollusks
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Canada
  • New York
  • United States
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • English Channel
  • Pacific Ocean
  • North Sea
  • Jamaica
  • Erie, Lake
  • Ontario

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007235

Extent

135 items

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives