Gloucester, Massachusetts and Maine coast, Grampus stations 10273-10301, William W. Welsh, April 17-22 and May 10 - July 15, 1915

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Creator

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

Abstract

The notebook documents work of William W. Welsh completed near Gloucester, Massachusetts and Maine coast, Grampus stations 10273-10301, April 17-22 and May 10 - July 15, 1915. Dated entries describe herring fishing industry, reports about locations and abundance of sea herring, purse-seining, observations of sea herring numbers, and results of interviews with local captains. Data is recorded with station number, date, time, depth, fish counts, and collecting results. When netting, lists type and quantity of sea life caught. Locations include the vicinity of Gloucester and Provincetown, Massachusetts as well as Boothbay and Blue Hill Bay, Maine.

Date Range

1915

Start Date

Apr 17, 1915

End Date

Jul 15, 1915

Access Information

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Topic

  • Ichthyology
  • Herring
  • Fishing industry

Place

  • Blue Hill Bay
  • Provincetown
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Boothbay Harbor
  • Gloucester
  • Maine

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 6 Folder 2