Halibut Survey of Washington and Oregon, 1914 : Notes on weather conditions, scallop trials, fish caught, and whales sighted

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Creator

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

Abstract

Notes of Waldo Schmitt detail his work and observations during the Halibut Survey of Washington and Oregon, 1914. Materials come in a variety of formats: note cards, lists, tables, and journal style entries. Details include weather conditions, scallop trails (including dates, types, locations and quantity), fish caught (including dates, types, locations and quantity), and whales sighted, hydrographic data, cost estimates for personnel and supplies, and notes from interviews with local inhabitants involved in the fishing industry. Locations include Tillamook Bay, Heceta Bank, Coos Bay, and Newport.

Date Range

1914

Start Date

1914

End Date

1914

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Zoology
  • Scallops
  • Fishing industry
  • Halibut

Place

  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Heceta Bank
  • Washington
  • City of Newport
  • Coos Bay
  • Tillamook Bay

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 7