Manuscript of Henry Weed Fowler entitled The Fishes Obtained by the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, Under the Command of Captain Charles Wilkes, unpublished

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Abstract

This item refers to the unpublished manuscript of Henry Weed Fowler, entitled "The Fishes Obtained by the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, Under the Command of Captain Charles Wilkes". Fowler wrote the manuscript while at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, and sent it to the US National Museum in 1920. The manuscript consists of typewritten and handwritten materials and is divided into 6 folders: (1) Introduction, pp. 1-5; (2) Route of the Expedition, pp. 6-48; (3-6) Description of Species, pp. 49-760.

Date Range

1920

Start Date

1920

End Date

1920

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Topic

Ichthyology

Place

South Pacific Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Manuscripts

Accession #

SIA RU007180

Collection name

Henry Weed Fowler Papers, circa 1920, 1930-1941

Physical Description

6 folders

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folders 1-6