Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7200
New England Fishing Schooner Logbooks, 1853-1862
This collection consists of 112 logbooks maintained by various New England fishing schooners during voyages conducted from 1852 to 1862. The logbooks contain data regarding weather conditions, number of fish caught, and, to a lesser degree, types of fish caught. The ports represented are: Barnstable, Chatham, Dennis, Harwich, Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, and Yarmouth.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- New England
- Barnstable County (Mass.)
- Provincetown (Mass.)
- Chatham (Mass.)
- Dennis (Mass. : Town)
- Harwich (Mass.)
- Truro (Mass.)
- Wellfleet (Mass.)
- Yarmouth (Mass.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7200, New England Fishing Schooner Logbooks