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Subject:
Hayden, F. V (Ferdinand Vandeveer) 1829-1887  Search this
Page, Captain  Search this
Ringgold, Cadwalader 1802-1867  Search this
Trowbridge, William Pettit 1828-1892  Search this
Warren, Gouverneur Kemble 1830-1882  Search this
Pacific Railroad Surveys  Search this
United States and Mexican Boundary Survey  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
United States North Pacific Exploring Expedition  Search this
Place:
America
Date:
1855
Category:
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Notes:
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1855, p. 42
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1856, p. 48-54
Summary:
During 1855 and 1856 specimens continue to be added to the museum's collection, primarily from: the surveys of the U.S.-Mexico boundary and the Pacific railroad route; the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain Ringgold; the expedition to the Parana and its tributaries under Captain Page; the California coastal exploration headed by Lieutenant Trowbridge; exploration of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers, under Lieut. G. K. Warren, accompanied by Dr. F. V. Hayden as geologist and naturalist (1856); and various other U.S. Army expeditions.
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Interagency Relations  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
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