Science, Diplomacy, and Rum: The Halifax Fisheries Commission

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Summary

Details the work of the Halifax Fisheries Commission, including the work of Smithsonian Secretary, Spencer F. Baird.

Subject

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Halifax Fisheries Commission
  • United States Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries
  • United States Fish Commission

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Ships, Seafaring, and Society (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1987

Topic

  • Actions and defenses
  • Secretaries
  • Science
  • Fisheries
  • Ichthyology
  • Government policy
  • Canada
  • Science and state

Place

Canada

Physical description

pp. 119-27

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