Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7438
United States. Bureau of Fisheries
Records, circa 1883-1915
This collection consists mostly of records created during scientific voyages of the Bureau of Fisheries vessel Albatross. Included are dredging records, meteorological observations, hydrographic sounding records, and water temperature and specific gravity readings. Also included are reports of Albatross naturalist, James E. Benedict, 1883-1885; records concerning collections transferred by the Bureau of Fisheries to the United States National Museum, 1888-1910; and a record of photographs made by the United States Fish Commission, 1887-1891.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Benedict, James E. (James Everard), 1854-1940
- Albatross (Steamer)
- United States National Museum
- United States Fish Commission
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7438, United States, Bureau of Fisheries, Records