Edwards, Vinal N. Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1888

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This folder includes lists of fish, marine invertebrates, and birds sent from Woods Hole to the Smithsonian Institution by V. N. Edwards in 1888. Most lists include the following fields: jar or bottle number, date when taken, how taken, and contents [of bottle or jar]. Bottle/jar numbers span from 1545 to 1580, 1583 to 1606, 1607 to 1630, and 1636 to 1721.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 29, 1888

End Date

Sep 30, 1888

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.


  • Marine invertebrates
  • Ichthyology


  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Woods Hole


  • 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 folder

Physical Location

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