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Creators:
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1952-1976
Size:
12.6 Cubic feet (38 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0012
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers are the files of the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" section of the Scientific American from 1952 to 1976. They are arranged chronologically by date of article. The feature was started in 1952 as an expansion of "The Amateur Astronomer" section of the periodical. The papers include files of Stong's predecessor and files for arti...

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Creators:
American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1888, 1909, 1921-1956, 1975, 1980-1990, 2016, and undated
Size:
1.15 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of records created by ornithologist Josselyn Van Tyne and his work with the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU). In 1936, Van Tyne became an AOU Fellow and later served as President, 1950-1953. Much of this collection concerns the Committee on Classification and Nomenclature, a committee on which he served ...

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Creators:
American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1871-1994, with related records from 1845
Size:
50.5 cu. ft. (101 document boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7440
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

For a brief history of the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU), see Record Unit 7150, American Ornithologists' Union Collection, 1883-1977. These records supplement Record Unit 7150, both in extending coverage in early records and providing records from the mid-1970s. Particularly noteworthy are early records of presidents - especially Joel ...

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Creators:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Dates:
1950s-1980s
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-163
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of reprints of Walkinshaw's published papers on ornithology.

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Creators:
American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
1872-1873, 1927, 1950-1981
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consist of records created and maintained by Eugene Eisenmann (1906-1981) in his positions with the American Ornithologists' Union as Editor of "The Auk," 1958-1959; Vice President, 1967-1969; and Chairman of the Check-list Committee, 1966-1981. Materials include correspondence, reports, minutes, agenda, annual meeting mate...

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Creators:
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
Dates:
circa 1848-1983 and undated
Size:
50.21 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Alexander Wetmore were received in the Smithsonian Archives in several different accessions between 1978 and 1987. The Archives would like to thank Mrs. Beatrice T. Wetmore for her help in transferring her husband's papers to the Archives. We also appreciate the assistance of the staff of the Division of Birds, National Museum ...

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Creators:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H
Dates:
1930-1990
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-071
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, field notes, photographs, negatives, clippings, and slides relating to Walkinshaw's ornithological research, especially on cranes. Also included are copies of his dissertation, as well as his books Kirkland's Warbler: The Natural History of an Endangered Species, 1983 and Cranes of the World, 197...

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Creators:
Abbott, Jackson Miles.
Dates:
circa 1931-1988
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-117
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These are the papers of Jackson Miles Abbott, noted bird watcher and authority on the American bald eagle. Papers include records of his bird sightings, his work on the preservation of the bald eagle, extensive notes on Virginia birds, as well as birds of other parts of the world, and his work to preserve Dyke Marsh.

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Creators:
Carriker, Melbourne R. (Melbourne Romaine), 1915-2007
Dates:
1934-2007
Size:
30.8 cu. ft. (30 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research and professional activities of Melbourne R. Carriker, marine malacologist. Carriker's research interests included snails, oysters, clams, invasive species of mollusks, marine mariculture, and estuarine ecology. Much of Carriker's research focused on South America, where he was ...

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Creators:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon, 1913-2001 interviewee
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
48 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9591
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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