Frederick M. Chamberlain papers, 1899-1909

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Description

This collection consists of bound letterpress books of outgoing correspondence, 1899-1909, and field books kept by Chamberlain, 1900-1905. Most of the correspondence is official, with smaller amounts of personal material included. The letterpress books also contain correspondence, reports and notes on Chamberlain's work for the Fish Commission and Bureau of Fisheries, particularly his investigations of Alaskan salmon fisheries. The field books document several official field trips including cruises to Alaska, 1901, 1903-1905; field work in Hawaii, 1902, and Arizona, 1904; and Chamberlain's participation on the third Agassiz Albatross Expedition to the eastern tropical Pacific, 1904-1905.

Date Range

1899-1909

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Topic

  • Salmonidae
  • Animalia
  • Fishes
  • Salmon

Place

  • United States
  • Alaska

Form/Genre

Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007258

Extent

3 field books

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives