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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:
Aldrich, John W. (John Warren), 1906-1995 interviewee.
Dates:
1975, 1977
Size:
4 audiotapes (reference copies). 7 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9511
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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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
circa 1894-1950
Size:
2.6 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (10 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection contains notes, drafts, and unpublished manuscripts for the projected, but never published, Parts XII and XIII of United States National Museum Bulletin 50: The Birds of North and Middle America. Included are notes of both Ridgway and Friedmann.

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Creators:
United States. Bureau of Biological Survey
Dates:
1947-1966
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of collection records documenting bird specimens in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds (formerly United States National Museum). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, loan records, and related materials.

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Creators:
Friedmann, Herbert, 1900-1987. interviewee
Dates:
1975
Size:
3 audiotapes (reference copies). 5 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9506
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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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey
Dates:
1966-1971
Size:
13 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 435
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of raw and synthesized bird-banding data compiled by the Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey. The usual data given includes species, sex, weight, and fat content. Also included is correspondence of Watson, mostly concerning banding work; reports; and administrative records. Many of the materials in this collection...

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Creators:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Dates:
1925-1968
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three ledgers containing invoices of specimen loans from the United States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey, and later the United States Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service. The specimens documented in the ledger form part of the National Museum of Natural History, Division of ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1889-circa 1914
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-296
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials used by Charles Wallace Richmond (1868-1932) in the preparation of "The Richmond Index to the Genera and Species of Birds." Materials are primarily lists, notes and note cards.

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Creators:
Laybourne, Roxie C., 1910-2003 interviewee
Dates:
2001
Size:
17 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9610
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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