Pinchot Expedition to South Seas

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Summary

The expedition to the South Seas on the yacht "Mary Pinchot" under the leadership of the Hon. Gifford Pinchot departs New York City, for a cruise of about ten months. Dr. A.K. Fisher, of the Biological Survey, accompanies the team as naturalist to obtain material desired for the United States National Museum.

Subject

  • Fisher, A. K (Albert Kenrick) 1856-1948
  • Pinchot, Gifford 1865-1946

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1929. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1930, p. 33.

Contact information

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

Date

April, 1929

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Biology

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