Northern Alaska Exploring Expedition, 1884-1886

ID: SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-893]

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Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1884

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-893

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Summary

Unidentified Alaskan coastline.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • United States Navy

Notes

The Northern Alaska Exploring Expedition was a naval exploration of the Kobuk River, also known as the Putnam River, and northern parts of Alaska from April 13, 1884-November 9, 1886. The expedition was led by Lieutenant George M. Stoney of the U.S. Navy. In addition to exploring the area, Lieutenant Stoney also collected specimens for the United States National Museum.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-893

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1884
  • 1884-1886

Restrictions & Rights

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Discovery and exploration
  • Scientific expeditions

Place

  • Kobuk River (Alaska)
  • Alaska
  • Arctic regions

Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-893]

Physical description

8 x 10;

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