Itinerary of the United States Exploring Expedition sent to Louis Agassiz by Charles Wilkes

ID: SIA RU007186

Creator: United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1838-1842

Citation: United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

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Abstract

The itinerary lists the arrivals and departures of the US Exploring Expedition, August 19, 1838 - June 10, 1842. The itinerary was written by Charles Wilkes and sent to Louis Agassiz. Includes additional notes at the bottom in reference to expedition travel.

Date Range

1838-1842

Start Date

Aug 19, 1838

End Date

Jun 10, 1842

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Topic

Place

  • New Zealand
  • South America
  • Negro, Río
  • Hawaii
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Australia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Itineraries

Accession #

SIA RU007186

Collection name

United States Exploring Expedition Collection, 1838-1885

Physical Description

1 itinerary

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 6 Folder 2