Andrew John Berger Papers
This accession consists of papers documenting the professional career of Andrew John Berger, an ornithologist. Materials include general correspondence; letters regarding his work on The Hawaiian Goose book; files pertaining to his work on the Kirtland's warbler; and a gallery proof of Hawaiian Birdlife. Correspondents include George Miksch Sutton and …
Schlemmer Family Papers
This accession includes two journals by Eric Schlemmer (and possibly others) while on Laysan Island, 1904-1908; a letter from Alexander Wetmore to Eric Schlemmer, 1924; and the log of the yacht, Helene by Max Schlemmer, 1915. For more information, see Max Schlemmer, Hawaii's King of Laysan Island by Tom E. Unger (iUniverse, Inc …
Albert F. Hegenberger Collection
This collection consists of biographical material on Albert F. Hegenberger, including photographs of his Hawaii flight and papers concerning his work with the development of instrument flying and aerial navigation.
Mary Kawena Pukui papers
The Mary Kawena Pukui papers consist of copies made of Pukui's study and knowledge of Hawaiian culture. As a Hawaiian scholar, dancer, composer, and educator, Pukui held a tremendous knowledge of Hawaiian culture which is highlighted through her many published works from the mid to late 20 th century. This collection contains copied material gathered by Pukui's son-in-law, George Bacon, and includes texts either written or translated by Pukui on Hawaiian history, culture, stories, legends, and songs.
Reuben Tam papers
The papers of landscape painter and educator Reuben Tam measure 9.2 linear feet and date from 1931 to 2006. The papers document his career as a painter in New York, Maine, and Hawaii through biographical material; correspondence with family, friends, art organizations, schools, and galleries; diaries, poetry, and other writings; exhibition catalogs, news clippings, other printed material; photographs; artwork, including seventeen sketchbooks; and eight scrapbooks. There is a 1.1 linear foot unprocessed addition to the collection donated in 2020 that includes 34 sketchbooks, circa 1940-1974, by Tam from his time in New York, Hawaii, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Oregon, Alaska and Canada.
Bird Project Records
This accession consists of correspondence, photographs, reports, publications, research files, and related records documenting bird projects conducted by the National Fish and Wildlife Laboratory.
These records document the administration, field work, and research activities of the Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, especially its bird banding, island survey, and pelagic survey programs. Included are reports, correspondence, field records, office records, contracts, data, notes, manuscripts, maps, and photographs. The records also contain material from earlier field …
This accession consists of correspondence and memoranda. Most of the correspondence is with John W. Aldrich, Section of Distribution and Migration of Birds, Branch of Wildlife Research, within the Bird and Mammal Laboratories.
Storrs L. Olson Papers
This accession consists of fieldbooks documenting the research and collecting activities of Storrs L. Olson, an avian paleontologist and curator in the Division of Birds, National Museum of Natural History. Electronic transcripts of the fieldbooks are also included.
Storrs L. Olson Papers
This accession consists of papers documenting the professional career of Storrs L. Olson, an avian paleontologist and curator in the Division of Birds, National Museum of Natural History. Materials include correspondence, drafts, photographs, and illustrations concerning his published manuscripts; field notebooks; and electronic versions of field books and digital images …