Notes on Haddock, Wiliam W. Welsh, 14 March 1913 - 1 May 1913

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Creator

  • Ginsburg, Isaac, 1886-1975
  • Welsh, William Welsh, 1878-1921

Abstract

The notebook documents research conducted by William W. Welsh on Haddock, 14 March 1913 - 1 May 1913. Most contents are organized by date, though some are listed by topic. Includes a discussion of haddock scales and trawl mechanisms used for collecting. Dated entries include a variety of information. Some describe fishing fleets, weather, daily work and time of day, specimens (including type, quantity, sex, length, and description), fish counts, water temperature,and depth. Sometimes location is indicated by station number. Catches include Haddock and variety of other fish. Locations include the vicinity of Great Boars Head, New Hampshire; Portland, Maine; and Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Date Range

1913

Start Date

Mar 14, 1913

End Date

May 01, 1913

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Fishing industry
  • Haddock

Place

  • New Hampshire
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Great Boars Head
  • Maine
  • Gloucester
  • Portland

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007187

Collection name

Isaac Ginsburg Papers, circa 1911-1919, 1924-1958

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 4