John L. Ridgway Drawings,
1881-1882

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FARU7211
Dates:
1881-1882
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of about 200 drawings of birds' eggs done by John L. Ridgway for Spencer F. Baird in 1881 and a list of those drawings.

Historical Note
Historical Note
John L. Ridgway was brought to Washington, D.C., to work as a copyist and draughtsman for the United States National Museum by his brother Robert Ridgway, the ornithologist, in the early 1880s. He later joined the United States Geological Survey.

Administration
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7211, John L. Ridgway Drawings

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ridgway, John L., 1859-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geological Survey (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ornithology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eggs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ornithologists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scientific illustrations Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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