John Pease Babcock papers, 1901-1936  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Babcock, John Pease, 1855-1936
John Pease Babcock papers
1901-1936 (inclusive)
6 items plus 1 volume
Collection Number
0860 (Accession No. 0860-001)
Writings and scrapbook of a fisheries expert and government official
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

John Babcock, according to David Starr Jordan, was first to investigate the life history of Pacific salmon and Pacific halibut. He served as the deputy director, California Fish Commission, 1890-1901; Commissioner of Provincial Fisheries, B.C., 1901-1910, 1912-1933; director, California Fish and Game Commission, 1910-1911; and the chairman, of the International Fisheries Commission.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Writings of Babcock and scrapbooks depicting his career; 1901-1936.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Preferred Citation

[Enter Collection Title]. Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, Washington.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Babcock, John Pease, 1855-1936--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • British Columbia. Provincial Fisheries Dept
  • California. Fish and Game Commission
  • International Fisheries Commission

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)