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Series I: Bound Journals and Letters

 Series
Identifier: Archives Orn60
This series consists of transcribed journals and letters of WSSE participants. Each volume is bound by author and arranged chronologically. Most of the volumes contain additional material interleaved or laid into the front or back covers. The transcripts and additional material include correspondence, relevant period newspaper clippings and obituaries, photographs, postcards, magazine clippings and brochures, color and black and white specimen and habitat drawings, and hand-drawn maps, many of which are attributed to their creator. Subjects largely cover the expedition activities, the localities and the participants.

Dates

  • 1920-2007

Language of Material

Some material is in French.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed in the Department of Ornithology. Please contact the collection manager for access; materials are sometimes restricted. https://www.amnh.org/research/vertebrate-zoology/ornithology

Extent

From the Collection: 32 Volumes (4.5 linear feet) : illustrations ; 27 cm

From the Collection: 9.5 Linear Feet (20 boxes)

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Department of Ornithology Archives Repository

Contact:
Division of Vertebrate Zoology
Department of Ornithology
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York NY 10024-5192 US