Alexander Wetmore Papers,
circa 1892-1987

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 19-145
Creators:
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
Dates:
circa 1892-1987
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of materials found in the systematic files of Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds; Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, 1925-1945; and Secretary, 1945-1952, of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, postcards, holiday cards, notes, data, reports, news clippings, maps, scientific illustrations, sketches, plates, photographs, negatives, slides, transparencies, film, currency, a patch, and a bird band. Some materials were added after Wetmore's tenure.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-145, Alexander Wetmore Papers

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Repository Contact
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