United States fisheries mission to Peru, report of collection made by Milton J. Lobell, 1941

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


This volume is titled "Record of collections made by Milton J. Lobell of the United States Fisheries Mission to Peru during the period January to September 1941." Records include date, catalog number (U-02006 to U-02993), description of location, and collection method. Additional notes are sometimes recorded, including description of appearance, species name, and measurements. Localities are primarily off the coast of Peru and also include some at-sea locations in the Pacific Ocean. Loose materials in the volume include one loose sheet with illustrations of shark morphology, an envelope with a label, a list of USNM numbers (119992-120024) for specimens from the 1941 mission, and a list of localities from the 1941 mission.

Date Range


Start Date

Dec 31, 1940

End Date

Aug 31, 1941

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Fishes at (301) 238-1736 to make an appointment.




  • Pacific Ocean
  • Peru


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007220

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.), collected notes, lists, catalogs, illustrations, and records on fishes, circa 1835-1974 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Fishes