United States National Museum Collected Manuscripts, Correspondence, Drawings, Photographs, and Notes on Invertebrate Zoology, 1871-1951 and undated

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This collection consists of field notes; drawings and sketches; photographs relating to invertebrate zoology, especially crustacea. Of special interest are photographs of the United States Fish Commission's laboratories at Woods Hole, Massachusetts, in the 1880s. Locations include Greenland, Canada, Panama, Nevada, Arizona, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Oregon, and Kansas, and California.

Date Range

1871-1951 and undated

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  • Crustacea
  • Animalia
  • Crustaceans


  • Oregon
  • Montana
  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Kansas
  • California
  • Utah
  • Woods Hole
  • Canada
  • Panama
  • New England
  • Greenland
  • Arizona
  • Idaho
  • Nevada


Collection record

Accession #

SIA RU007260


7 items (illustrations, photographs,and journals)

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives