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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 16-298

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Curatorial Records, 1857

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1857
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Accession 16-298
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of a catalog of crustacea collected during the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. This catalog was compiled by James Dwight Dana (1813-1895), a geologist and zoologist on this expedition. These specimens are housed at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and this catalog was maintained by the department.

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This accession consists of a catalog of crustacea collected during the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. This catalog was compiled by James Dwight Dana (1813-1895), a geologist and zoologist on this expedition. These specimens are housed at the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, and this catalog was maintained by the department.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-298, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Curatorial Records

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Catalogue of Crustacea of the United States Exploring Expedition during 1838-1842 under Charles Wilkes, United States Navy Commander, Collected and Described by James D. Dana, Geologist and Zoologist, 1857

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