Ornithologists -- United States -- Correspondence
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Audubon family correspondence, 1846 Nov. 17-1942 Jan. 28
Identifier: Mss .A93
Dates: (bulk 1898-1914).
Clarence M. Weed correspondence, 1885-1935.
Identifier: Mss .W444
Dates: 1885 - 1935
Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919
Identifier: Mss .A451-.A452
Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1899-1902)
Kalbfleisch Field Research Station collection
Identifier: Mss .K35
Scope and Content note This collection contains a wide variety of documents related to the Museum’s acquisition and operation of the Kalbfleisch Field Research Station in Huntington, Long Island, which span from 1937, when Ms. Kalbfleisch began pursuing her wish to bequeath the estate, through 1982 when the Museum finally sold the property. The collection provides a comprehensive history of the Station by featuring information related to all aspects of its existence, including: correspondence, memos, legal...
George Newbold Lawrence correspondence
Identifier: Mss .L39
Scope and Contents The George Newbold Lawrence Correspondence collection consists almost completely of handwritten, signed letters received by Lawrence from other ornithologists and naturalists from the United States and Europe discussing the classification of birds and the exchange of bird skins. Some of the folders contain drafts or copies of Lawrence's replies. While there is a small number of official letters from institutions, almost all of the letters are from individuals. In addition to 228 documents...
Dates: 1847-1894; Majority of material found within 1865-1894
Edgar A. Mearns correspondence, 1883-1915
Identifier: Mss .M43
Scope and Contents
The collection consists entirely of photocopies of handwritten letters. The first letter, dated May 17, 1883, is from Albert S. Bickmore, founder and superintendent of the AMNH, concerning Mearns's proposed donation of a collection of birds. The second letter is from curator J.A. Allen, discussing details of the specimens. Other correspondents include James P. Chapin, Frank M. Chapman, L.P. Gratacap, C. Hart Merriam, Jenness Richardson and Anthony Woodward.