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Record Unit 7438,  United States, Bureau of Fisheries,  Records, circa 1883-1915

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States, Bureau of Fisheries
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1883-1915
Quantity: 0.5 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7438
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7438, United States, Bureau of Fisheries, Records

Container List

Box 1

Albatross Stations

Box 1 of 3

Benedict Reports, 1883 and 1885 (James E. Benedict's Reports on the U.S.S. Albatross to Spencer F. Baird)

Box 1 of 3

Albatross - Miscellany

Box 1 of 3

U.S.S. Albatross Scientific Department - Field Notes No.1 and No.2

Box 1 of 3

Albatross - Specimen Receipt of Transfer

Box 1 of 3

Albatross - Dredging and Other Records (Folder 1 of 3)

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Albatross - Dredging and Other Records (Folders 2-3 of 3)

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Folder 1 U.S. Fish Commission, 1889-1893

Box 3 of 3

Folder 2 Record of Fish Commission, 1887-1891

Box 3 of 3