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Charles Melville Scammon papers, 1849-1911.
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 portfolio 1; BANC MSS P-K 200-207 box 1; BANC MSS P-K 200-207 box 2; BANC MSS P-K 200-207 box 3; ...
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Title:

Charles Melville Scammon papers, 1849-1911

Creator/Contributor:

Scammon, Charles Melville, 1825-1911, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Whymper, Frederick.

Abstract:

Two journals of whaling voyages, 1853-1863; family and personal correspondence, accounts and papers, 1849-1910; correspondence and papers relating to the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, 1863-1911; correspondence and papers concerning the Western Union Telegraph Company's expedition for the Russian Extension, 1865-1867. Scrapbooks, maps and pictures with the papers. A few sketches by Frederick Whymper included.

Date:

1849 (issued)

Subject:

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Scammon, Charles Melville -- 1825-1911 -- Archives
United States. -- Revenue-Cutter Service.
Western Union Telegraph Company. -- Russian Extension.
Whaling
Voyages and travels -- Sources
Ocean travel -- History -- Sources

Note:

P-K 200: Also available on an additional partial microfilm reel (negative [Rich. 395:20], not to be reproduced (use Rich. 601:4).
P-K 205: Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 2379.
Charles Melville Scammon papers, BANC MSS P-K 200-207, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.
Related collection: Charles Melville Scammon letters to Otis Kimball, 1849-1852 (BANC MSS 70/90 c).
Related collection: Charles Melville Scammon letter to Mr. [Otis] Kimball, 1849 Oct. 16 (BANC MSS 90/78 c).
Photographic prints, sketches and other pictorial materials from P-K 206-207 (including P-K 206 volumes 5-6) have been transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1950.003-.004--PIC).
Container list available in the library.
Journal aboard the bark Ocean Bird on a whaling voyage to Scammon's Lagoon, winter of 1858-1859 / edited and annotated by David A. Henderson. Los Angeles : Dawson's Book Shop, 1970.

Type:

Diaries.
Scrapbooks.
Clippings.

Physical Description:

print
1 portfolio, 6 boxes, 4 v., 1 oversize folder (2.65 linear feet)
2 reels : negative (P-K 200: Rich. 601:4; P-K 201-202: Rich. 601:4; P-K 203-204; Rich. 550:9) and positive.
1 reel : negative (Rich. 817:9)
1 reel : negative (BNEG Box 2638) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-K 200-207 portfolio 1
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 box 1
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 box 2
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 box 3
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 box 4
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 box 5
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 box 6
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 v.1
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 v.2
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 v.3
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 v.4
BANC FILM 2379
BANC MSS P-K 200-202 FILM
BANC MSS P-K 203-204 FILM
BANC MSS P-K 200-207 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS P-K 200-207
BANC FILM 2379, etc.

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Related Item:

Whales and whaling on the coast of California, with an appendix