Includes footage of salmon fishing and fish counts. Includes title panels "The story of the Bering Sea Expedition, led by Campbell Church and William L. Finley, under the auspices of the American nature Association and the Bureau of Fisheries of the United States Department of Commerce"; "Smaller craft for cruising rivers and lakes"; "Buffy joins the expedition" [a water bird]; "A salmon cannery at the head of the bay"; "Food for a nation in a salmon trap"; "The future of the salmon crop is guarded by the United States Bureau of Fisheries"; and "On up the river with the salmon run."
Arthur and Phoebe Finley Pack's field notes discussing thier trip across the United States, including the southwest, Oregon, and Alaska, June 21-August 22, 1933. Phoebe Finley Pack was the daughter of William L. and Irene Finley.
Field notes of William Alakangas, the chief engineer of the "Westward", documenting a trip along the coast of British Columbia, May 2-19, 1926. Included is an article draft by Alakangas, "It's a scream, but no fair laughing $5,000,000.00 reward for a suitable title." The article discusses a trip along the coast of British Columbia and southern Alaska with a group, including Arthur Pack and William Finley, July-August 1931. Activities described include hunting porpoises, fishing for salmon, and collecting bird specimens.
Correspondence, field notes, and article drafts concerning the animals and environment observed on the Finleys' trip to the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. Begins with a three page log of the Alaska trip. Drafts of Irene Finley's articles, "Two big game animals of Unimak Island" and "Cruising along the Aleutian chain", are included.
Field notes and article drafts discussing the Finleys' trip to Alaska, including Bogoslof Island and the northern lights. Included are articles, "When the caribou failed", by Captain Thierry Mallet, "Cruise emphasizes Alaska's splendors: William Finley returns to Portland from north", and "Berkeley woman explorer quits: Mrs. Finley ends 23 years of thrills to send children to U.C." A letter from Irene Finley discusses a trip to central and southeastern Oregon.