A Hungarian in Baja

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Work focuses on John Xantus' expedition to Baja, California (1859-1861), where he spent two years collecting animals and plants for the SI. Includes biographical information as well as information on collections for the Smithsonian and National Museum.


  • Xantus, John
  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • United States National Museum


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography


Copy located in "Publications Using SI Archives Collections, A-Z." Smithsonian Institution Archives, File Room. Includes drawings by Salvatore Catalano.

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Audubon Vol. 87, 1 (Journal)

Contact information

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


January 1985


  • Scientific expeditions
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits

Physical description

pp. 128-139

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