Jonathan Dwight Notebooks and Catalogues,
circa 1875-1886
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Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 95-044
Creators:
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929
Dates:
circa 1875-1886
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of notebooks and catalogues of Jonathan Dwight's collection of birds, bird's eggs, and bird's nests collected in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts between 1875 and 1886. Several of the volumes have narrative accounts of collecting trips and other activities.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Jonathan Dwight (1858-1929) was a physician and ornithologist. He was a long time member (and sometime officer) of the American Ornithologists Union. Carll Tucker purchased Dwight's ornithological library after his death. In the 1960s, Tucker donated the library (which included these manuscript volumes) to the Smithsonian Institution.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-044, Jonathan Dwight Notebooks and Catalogues

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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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