U.S.S. Yosemite Collects on Guam

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The Smithsonian Institution gives instructions to the commander of the U.S.S. Yosemite about collecting ethnological, zoological, and natural history specimens at Guam, a new possession of the United States.


  • United States Dept. of the Navy
  • U.S.S. Yosemite (Ship)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1899, p. 13

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


April, 1899


  • Scientific expeditions
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  • Zoology
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