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Record Unit 7203

Murdoch, John, 1852-1925

John Murdoch Journals, 1881-1883

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Murdoch, John, 1852-1925
Title: John Murdoch Journals
Dates: 1881-1883
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7203
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists of two journals containing data on natural history and ethnological collections made by the Point Barrow Polar Expedition, 1881-1883.

Historical Note

John Murdoch (1852-1925) served as naturalist on the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, 1881-1883. From 1887 to 1892, Murdoch served as Librarian of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of two journals containing data on natural history and ethnological collections made by the Point Barrow Polar Expedition, 1881-1883.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7203, John Murdoch Journals

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Preservation photocopy of "Daily Journal"

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Folder 2 Record of collections made by the Point Barrow Polar Expedition, 1881-1883 ("Daily Journal")

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Folder 3 Catalog of fishes and mammals, Point Barrow Polar Expedition, 1881-1883.

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