Lantern slide plates of field trips and Alaska, circa 1889-1929

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This item consists of 11 lantern slides documenting field trips to Alaska, circa 1889 -1929. The lantern slides depict: tom cods on sea ice in Unalakleet, Alaska; Chief of Biological Survey photographing reindeer; Winter reindeer camp, inland from Kotzebue Sound, Alaska, March 1917; Sperm Whale, Whaling Station, Alaska; Eskimo Fish Caches at the mouth of Neukiuk River, Alaska; Walrus hunting on sea ice, Bering Straits--Siberian side; Moose feeding on fallen birch treetop, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska; Dead Walrus on ice off Nome, Bering Sea, Alaska. Also included is a slide depicting Arthur Holmes Howell studying boll-weevil in Texas; and a few slides of unidentified scenery.

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  • Ichthyology
  • Mammalogy


  • Bering Sea
  • United States
  • Kotzebue Sound
  • Alaska
  • Kenai Peninsula
  • Bering Strait
  • Unalakleet


  • Fieldbook record
  • Lantern slides
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007172

Collection name

Hartley H. T. Jackson Papers, circa 1883-1976

Physical Description

11 lantern slides

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 3 Folder 4