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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7193

Brown, James Templeman

James Templeman Brown Papers, circa 1883-1884

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Brown, James Templeman
Title: James Templeman Brown Papers
Dates: circa 1883-1884
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7193
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The papers consist of a manuscript concerning the various boats, harpoons, cutting tools, and other instruments used by the United States whaling fleets, circa 1883.

Historical Note

James Templeman Brown ( -1886), an assistant in the Department of Arts and Industries of the United States National Museum, apparently prepared this manuscript in connection with his duties as preparator of the whaling exhibit of the United States Fish Commission at the London International Fisheries Exposition of 1883. A similar work by Brown appears in the Bulletin of the United States National Museum, no. 27, Part E.

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Descriptive Entry

The papers consist of a manuscript concerning the various boats, harpoons, cutting tools, and other instruments used by the United States whaling fleets, circa 1883.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7193, James Templeman Brown Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Pages 1-54

Box 1 of 1

Folder 2 Pages 55-120

Box 1 of 1

Folder 3 Pages 121-179

Box 1 of 1

Folder 4 Pages 180-218

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