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Guide to the Charles Victor Burke, Cruise of the Albatross, Journals
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Description
Logbook and personal journal of a scientific expedition on the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries' steamer Albatross; scientists on board included Charles Gilbert from Stanford University, Harry Beal Torrey from the University of California, Austin Clark from the Bureau, and Michitaro Sindo, Stanford student. This trip cruised the Pacific, collecting specimens of fish, stopping in Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, Japan, and Hawaii. Many of Burke's entries describe his visits to villages and cities on route, including Nagasaki, Kyoto, Yokohama, and Tokyo.
Background
Burke earned his a.b. (1907), M.A. (1908), and Ph.D. (1912) in zoology at Stanford University. He then taught at Washington State University.
Extent
0.25 linear foot
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.