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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Birds
Dates:
1930-1961
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of reports prepared by the Curator of the Division of Birds and sent to the Head Curator of the Department of Zoology (prior to 1917, the Head Curator of the Department of Biology). The report for 1957-1958 includes some parts of the departmental report in additional to the divisional report, probably because at t...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Birds
Dates:
circa 1854-1959
Size:
18.5 cu. ft. (37 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of correspondence of the Division of Birds, most of which was conducted by the three curators listed above. There is a lesser amount of correspondence of Associate Curators. Also included is material concerning the history of the Division and distribution and destruction of specimens.

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Creators:
Ridgway, John L., 1859-1947
Dates:
1881-1882
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7211
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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Creators:
Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813
Dates:
1801 and [undated]
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.wilsalex
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A photograph of Wilson's tomb and a receipt from Mr. Ames Roberts to Mr. Alex Wilson, May 15, 1801.

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

In 1966 the AOU established a Committee on Collections to conduct a survey of all the bird collections in the United States and Canada. In 1973 the Committee published a report of its findings. These records include proofs, reports, questionnaires and correspondence. Much of the material is composed of the responses or completed questionna...

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