Wm. Stimpson, 1855, L.M. Squire to Stimpson

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Creator

  • Stimpson, William, 1832-1872
  • Squire, L. M.
  • United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition (1853-1856)

Abstract

The letters, reports, and specimen lists by William Stimpson and L.M. Squire detail specimens requested and collected for the National Museum of Natural History during the United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition (1853-1856), in 1855. Materials were collected by L.M. Squire aboard the steamer, John Hancock. Lists include date, number, common name, locality, and remarks. These are usually further description of location, collector, or other flora or fauna at time of collection. Locations include California, Japan, and Hong Kong.

Date Range

1855

Start Date

1855

End Date

1855

Access Information

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Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • California
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007253

Collection name

United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition, (1853-1856) Records, 1852-1861 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 11