This accession consists of records created and maintained by Shirley A. Briggs, member of the Board of Directors, 1948-1949; editor of the Atlantic Naturalist, 1949-1969; and Vice President for Publications, 1956-1969. Records primarily document bird censuses; controversy over the development of Glover-Archbold Park; research papers; courses offered by the Audubon Naturalist Society through the United States Department of Agriculture Graduate School; and publications such as Atlantic naturalist, The wood thrush, Audubon naturalist news, Audubon people as seen by ourselves: the first 100 years, Where birds live: habitats in the Middle Atlantic States; The Potomac Valley: history and prospect; Young naturalist's handbook; Thirty birds: an introduction, and Landscaping for birds. Materials include correspondence; manuscripts; color and black and white photographs of people, activities, and habitats; event programs; publications; clippings; bird census data and maps; Archbold-Glover Park maps; financial and inventory information for publications; meeting minutes and transcripts; officer, staff, and member lists; flyers; Certificate of By-Laws; and audiotapes of course lectures.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-183, Audubon Naturalist Society of the Central Atlantic States, Records
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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