Field Research Records, 1961-1973, with material from 1923

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Consists of records documenting the field work and research activities of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program under Principal Investigator Philip Strong Humphrey. Materials include field correspondence; monthly field summaries; field guides; field notes and journals; banding files, memoranda books, listings, record books, recovery schedules and recovery files; reports on banding returns; at-sea data files; cruise reports and field notes; survey reports; island files; specimen catalogs; general bird files; data files and books; manuscripts for publication or oral presentation; maps and charts; aerial photographs; locality photographs; negatives and slides; and other research materials.


Humphrey, Philip S (Philip Strong) 1926-2009


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1923
  • 1923-1973
  • 1961-1973, with material from 1923


  • Archaeology
  • Scientific surveys
  • Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program
  • Biology
  • Biology--Fieldwork


Pacific Ocean


  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Color negatives
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Color transparencies
  • Maps
  • Field notes

Local number

SIA RS00330

Physical description

  • Oversize materials processed holdings
  • 111.33 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 11.50 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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