Collections from Exploring Expeditions, 1875

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During 1875, specimens for the collections of the National Museum are obtained from explorations of the west by Hayden, Powell, Thompson, Gilbert, Dutton, White, Wheeler, Marshall, Lockwood, Birnie, Whipple, Yarrow, Rothrock, Ord, and others.


  • Birnie, Rogers
  • Dutton, Clarence E (Clarence Edward) 1841-1912
  • Gilbert, Grove Karl 1843-1918
  • Hayden, F. V (Ferdinand Vandeveer) 1829-1887
  • Lockwood, George M
  • Marshall, William L
  • Ord, Edward Otho Cresap 1818-1883
  • Powell, John Wesley 1834-1902
  • Rothrock, Joseph T. 1839-1922
  • Thompson, A. H (Almon Harris) 1839-1906
  • Wheeler, George M (George Montague) 1842-1905
  • Whipple, C. W
  • White, Charles A (Charles Abiathar) 1826-1910
  • Yarrow, H. C (Harry Crécy) 1840-1929
  • United States National Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1875, p. 51-57

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




  • Discovery and exploration
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Territorial expansion
  • National Collections


  • United States
  • America

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