Birds -- Classification
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
T. Donald Carter papers
Identifier: Mss .C375
Scope and Contents The Papers Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, articles and reviews, clippings and photocopies relating to Carter's collecting activities for the American Museum of Natural History, and to his interests in the classification of mammals and birds, and bird banding. Correspondence consists primarily of typewritten letters and carbon copies, with some handwritten letters, both sent and received. The collection includes two handwritten signed letters from Ugo Mochi, principal...
John T. Zimmer papers
Identifier: Archives Orn66
Scope and Contents
Hand written manuscripts and typescripts relating to bird family classification. Notes on types, collections, collectors and correspondence regarding nomenclature.
Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919
Identifier: Mss .A451-.A452
Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1899-1902)
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
Type card file for published lists on bird families
Identifier: Archives Orn11
Scope and Contents
Cards containing information on 19th and 20th-century published titles about various bird families. The publications referenced here are by the American Museum of Natural History as well as outside authors.
Dates: circa mid to late 20th century