Western Union Telegraph List of Collections sent to the Smithsonian Institution by W. H. Dall, 1865

ID: SIA RU007073

Creator: Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1865

Citation: William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927

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Creator

  • Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927
  • Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867)

Abstract

Notebook contains lists of flora and fauna specimens collected for Western Union Telegraph Expedition to Alaska. Specimens are listed with Latin name, collector, storage method, and location. Several are from San Francisco Bay as well as from parts of Alaska. There is also a list of shells received from March 20 - July 10, 1865, including quantity and collector; a description of the geology of Ounga Island, and lists of provisions of Smithsonian Expedition members.

Date Range

1865

Start Date

1865

End Date

1865

Access Information

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Topic

Paleontology

Place

  • San Francisco
  • United States
  • Aleutian Islands
  • Alaska
  • Unga Island
  • California

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007073

Collection name

William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 26 Folder 1