SIA RU007110, Baird Ornithological Club of Washington, D.C, Records, 1922-1949

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Summary

Creator:
Baird Ornithological Club of Washington, D.C
Title:
Records, 1922-1949
Dates:
1922, 1922-1949
Notes:
The Baird Ornithological Club was founded in 1922 by a group of Washington ornithologists for the advancement of Ornithological knowledge, and the furtherance of good fellowship among the members. The founders of the Club were: William Bonar Bell, Albert Kenrick Fisher, Henry Corbin Fuller, Edward Alphonso Goldman, Walter Cleaveland Henderson, Ned Hollister, Arthur H. Howell, Hartley H. T. Jackson, Edwin R. Kalmbach, Frederick C. Lincoln, Waldo Lee McAtee, Edward William Nelson, Harry Church Oberholser, Theodore Sherman Palmer, Edward Alexander Preble, Charles Wallace Richmond, Joseph H. Riley, Leonhard Stejneger, Bradshaw Hall Swales, Alexander Wetmore, and Robert White Williams
Summary:
These records include minutes of the Club's meetings which were held several times each year. Meetings of the Club were not just meetings of a board, but rather informal meetings of the membership. The minutes of the meetings often record discussions being carried on by members or guests
Topic:
Ornithology
Subjects:
Swales, Bradshaw Hall 1875-, Henderson, Walter Cleaveland, Fuller, Henry Corbin 1879-, Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887, Dall, William Healey 1845-1927, Fisher, Albert Kenrick, Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart) 1855-1942, Stejneger, Leonhard 1851-1943, Bell, W. B (William Bonar) 1877-1949, Goldman, Edward Alphonso 1873-1946, Hollister, N (Ned) 1876-1924, Howell, Arthur H (Arthur Holmes) 1872-1940, Jackson, Hartley H. T (Hartley Harrad Thompson) 1881-1976, Kalmbach, E. R (Edwin Richard) 1884-1972, Lincoln, Frederick Charles 1892-, McAtee, W. L (Waldo Lee) 1883-1962, Nelson, Edward William 1855-1934, Oberholser, Harry C (Harry Church) 1870-1963, Palmer, T. S (Theodore Sherman) 1868-1955, Preble, Edward Alexander 1871-1957, Richmond, Charles Wallace 1868-1932, Riley, Joseph Harvey 1873-1941, Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978, Williams, R. W (Robert White) 1877-1940, Baird Ornithological Club of Washington, D.C
Form/Genre:
Photographs, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007110
Physical Description:
0.1 linear meter

Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7110

Baird Ornithological Club of Washington, D.C

Records, 1922-1949

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Baird Ornithological Club of Washington, D.C
Title: Records
Dates: 1922-1949
Quantity: 0.1 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7110
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

The Baird Ornithological Club was founded in 1922 by a group of Washington ornithologists for the advancement of Ornithological knowledge, and the furtherance of good fellowship among the members. The founders of the Club were: William Bonar Bell, Albert Kenrick Fisher, Henry Corbin Fuller, Edward Alphonso Goldman, Walter Cleaveland Henderson, Ned Hollister, Arthur H. Howell, Hartley H. T. Jackson, Edwin R. Kalmbach, Frederick C. Lincoln, Waldo Lee McAtee, Edward William Nelson, Harry Church Oberholser, Theodore Sherman Palmer, Edward Alexander Preble, Charles Wallace Richmond, Joseph H. Riley, Leonhard Stejneger, Bradshaw Hall Swales, Alexander Wetmore, and Robert White Williams.

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Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Descriptive Entry

These records include minutes of the Club's meetings which were held several times each year. Meetings of the Club were not just meetings of a board, but also rather informal meetings of the membership. The minutes of the meetings often record discussions being carried on by members or guests.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7110, Baird Ornithological Club of Washington, D.C, Records

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Container List

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Minutes of Meetings, 1922-1943, 1948-1949 (no meetings were held from 1944-1948), 2 volumes

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Constitution and By-Laws

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List of Members, 1949

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Reminiscences of Spencer F. Baird by Albert Kenrick Fisher, William H. Dall, C. Hart Merriam, and Leonhard Stejneger

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Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1928-1948

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Photographs: Mrs. Bradshaw Hall Swales, 1945; Group photograph taken at the 108th meeting of the Baird Ornithological Club, January 14, 1948. Included in the photograph are: John Warren Aldrich, Paul Bartsch, Clarence Cottam, Herbert Girton Deignan, Herbert Friedmann, Hartley H. T. Jackson, Frederick C. Lincoln, William M. Mann, Francis Morey Uhler, Ernest Pillsbury Walker, Alexander Wetmore.

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