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Collection Level Description: Washington Fishery Convention 1887-1888

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Can. s. 15
Title: Washington Fishery Convention 1887-1888
Dates of Creation: 1880s
Extent: 1 volume

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

The Washington Fishery Convention was a joint convention held 1887-1888 to settle fishery disputes between Great Britain and the United States.

Scope and Content

Bound volume containing printed government reports, typescripts and manuscripts concerning North American Fisheries, 1880s.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volume was purchased by the Rhodes Trustees in 1938, catalogued as a book (300.344 s.1), then transferred to the library's manuscript collections.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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No reproduction or publication of papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Access Points

Washington Fishery Convention | 1887-1888

Fisheries | Canada

Fisheries | United States


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