John Murdoch journals, 1881-1883

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This collection consists of two journals by John Murdoch containing data on natural history (including mammals, fish, birds, and possibly other specimen) and ethnological collections made by the Point Barrow Polar Expedition, 1881-1883. Some names are given in another language, possibly Iñupiaq.

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  • Mammalia
  • Osteichthyes
  • Aves
  • Animalia
  • Mammals
  • Fishes
  • Birds


  • United States
  • Point Barrow
  • Alaska


Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007203


2 field books

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Smithsonian Institution Archives