USBF Halibut Survey of Washington and Oregon, 1914, Correspondence

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1914

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

Correspondence documents Waldo Schmitt's work with the United States Bureau of Fisheries Halibut Survey of Washington and Oregon. It includes correspondence of John N. Cobb, Edward Driscoll, Trevor Kincaid, and J. Playfair McMurrich. Items discuss travel details; conditions of vessels; and details about halibut fishing off the coast of Washington and Oregon including summaries of interviews with local inhabitants.

Date Range

1914

Start Date

1914

End Date

1914

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Topic

  • Halibut
  • Zoology
  • Fishing industry

Place

  • Oregon
  • United States
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 76 Folder 2