SIA RU007118, Riley, Joseph Harvey 1873-1941, Joseph Harvey Riley Papers, circa 1903, 1906, 1930s and undated

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Summary

Creator:
Riley, Joseph Harvey 1873-1941
Title:
Joseph Harvey Riley Papers, circa 1903, 1906, 1930s and undated
Dates:
1903, 1903-1930, 1903, 1906, 1930s and undated
Notes:
Joseph Harvey Riley (1873-1941) first came to the Smithsonian Institution in 1896 on a temporary appointment as Aid to assist Charles Emil Bendire in arranging the collection of eggs of North American birds in the Division of Birds. In 1898 he was appointed Aid as a regular member of the staff. In 1928 he became Assistant Curator, and in 1932, Associate Curator of the Division of Birds, a title which he held until his death
Riley's early research interests centered around the birds of the West Indies, but later he turned his attention to describing the avifauna of Asia, publishing many papers based on collections made for the United States National Museum by William Louis Abbott in Southeast Asia, Henry Cushier Raven in the Celebes, Joseph Francis Rock in China, F. R. Wulsin in Mongolia, and David Crockett Graham in China and Tibet
Summary:
These papers consist of unpublished studies of birds in some of the collections mentioned above, and notes and lists compiled during Riley's research on the avifauna of the West Indies
Restrictions:
Use of this record unit requires prior arrangement with the Archives staff
Topic:
Ornithology
Subjects:
Graham, David Crockett, Rock, Joseph Francis Charles 1884-1962, Bendire, Charles 1836-1897, Abbott, William Louis 1860-1936, Raven, Henry Cushier 1889-1944, United States National Museum Division of Birds
Form/Genre:
Mixed archival materials, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU007118
Physical Description:
0.4 linear meter

Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7118

Riley, Joseph Harvey, 1873-1941

Joseph Harvey Riley Papers, 1903, 1906, 1930s and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Riley, Joseph Harvey, 1873-1941
Title: Joseph Harvey Riley Papers
Dates: 1903, 1906, 1930s and undated
Quantity: 0.4 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7118
Language of Materials: English

Historical Note

Joseph Harvey Riley (1873-1941) first came to the Smithsonian Institution in 1896 on a temporary appointment as Aid to assist Charles Emil Bendire in arranging the collection of eggs of North American birds in the Division of Birds. In 1898 he was appointed Aid as a regular member of the staff. In 1928 he became Assistant Curator, and in 1932, Associate Curator of the Division of Birds, a title which he held until his death.

Riley's early research interests centered around the birds of the West Indies, but later he turned his attention to describing the avifauna of Asia, publishing many papers based on collections made for the United States National Museum by William Louis Abbott in Southeast Asia, Henry Cushier Raven in the Celebes, Joseph Francis Rock in China, F. R. Wulsin in Mongolia, and David Crockett Graham in China and Tibet.

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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 papers consist of unpublished studies of birds in some of the collections mentioned above, and notes and lists compiled during Riley's research on the avifauna of the West Indies.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7118, Riley, Joseph Harvey, 1873-1941, Joseph Harvey Riley Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 "The Birds of the Islands off the Western Coast of Sumatra" - unpublished manuscript

Box 1 of 1

"The Birds of Sumatra" - unpublished manuscript

Folder 2 Water birds to Trogones

Box 1 of 1

Folder 3

Box 1 of 1
Alcidinidae
Meropes
Coraciae
Bucerotidae
Capitonidae
Picidae

Folder 4

Box 1 of 1
Eurylaemidae
Campephagidae
Dicruridae
Oriotidae
Corvidae
Irenidae
Sittidae

Folder 5 Timaliidae

Box 1 of 1

Folder 6

Box 1 of 1
Pycnonotidae
Turdidae
Sylviidae

Folder 7

Box 1 of 1
Muscicapidae
Molacillidae
Laniidae
Artamidae

Folder 8 Nectariniidae to end

Box 1 of 1

The Birds of Borneo - unpublished manuscript

Folder 9 Waterbirds to cuckoos

Box 1 of 1

Folder 10 Owls and Rollers

Box 1 of 1

Folder 11 Hornbills and Woodpeckers

Box 1 of 1

Folder 12

Box 1 of 1
Eurylaimidae
Pittidae
Campephagidae
Dicruridae
Corvidae
Ireniidae
Oriolidae
Sittidoe

Folder 13 Timaliidae

Box 1 of 1

Folder 14 Pycnonotidae

Box 1 of 1

Folder 15

Box 1 of 1
Turdidae
Sylviidae
Muscicapidae
Motacillidae

Folder 16

Box 1 of 1
Artamidae
Laniidae
Prinopidae
Sturnidae
Nectarinidae
Chalcoparidae

Folder 17

Box 1 of 1
Dicaeidae
Ploceidae

Birds of Indochina

Folder 18

Box 1 of 1
Grebes
Herons
Ducks
Storks
Ibises
Hawks
Pelicans

Folder 19

Box 1 of 1
Shore birds
Partridges
Hemipodes
Pigeons

Folder 20

Box 1 of 1
Woodpeckers
Barbets
Bee-eaters
Hornbills
Upupidae
Coracidae
Kingfishers
Cuckoos
Parrots
Owls
Goat-suckers
Trogons
Broadbills

Folder 21

Box 1 of 1
Oriolidae
Titmice, Nuthatches
Brown Creepers
Ireniidae
Dicruridae
Campephagidae
Hirundinidae

Folder 22 Timalidae

Box 1 of 1

Folder 23

Box 1 of 1
Pycnonotidae
Troglodytidae
Turdidae

Folder 24

Box 1 of 1
Warblers
Flycatchers
Pipets

Folder 25

Box 1 of 1
Artamidae
Laniidae
Prionopidae
Sturnidae
Nectariniidae
Chalcopariidae
Disaeidae
Ploceidae
Fringillidae

Birds of the Barussan Islands

Folder 26 Pages 1-58

Box 1 of 1
Pelecaniformes
Ardeidae
Anatidae
Accipitres
Rallidae
Lemicolae
Lariformes

Folder 27 Pages 59-103

Box 1 of 1
Columbiformes
Psittariformes
Cuculiformes

Folder 28 Pages 104-145

Box 1 of 1
Striges
Micropodidae
Hemipronitidae
Trogones
Alcyones
Meropes
Corociae

Folder 29 Pages 146-181

Box 1 of 1
Burerotes
Capitonidae
Picidae
Eurylaimidae
Pittidae
Hirundinidae
Capephagidae

Folder 30 Pages 182-195

Box 1 of 1
Dicruridae
Oriolidae
Corvidae
Irenidae

Folder 31 Pages 196-256

Box 1 of 1
Sittidae
Timaleidae
Pycnonotidae
Trudidae
Sylviidae
Muscicapidae

Folder 32 Pages 257-301

Box 1 of 1
Motacillidae
Laniidae
Prionopidae
Sturnidae
Nectarinidae
Dicaeidae
Ploceidae

Unpublished manuscript on birds collected in western China and Tibet by David C. Graham

Folder 33

Box 1 of 1
Colymbidae
Pelecanidae
Phalacroracidae
Ardeidae
Ciconiidae
Anatidae

Folder 34

Box 1 of 1
Accepitridae
Falconidae
Tetraonidae
Phasianidae

Folder 35

Box 1 of 1
Gruidae
Rallidae
Charadruiiformes
Larus

Folder 36

Box 1 of 1
Columbidae
Cuculidae
Psittacidae
Strigidae
Micropodidae
Alcidinidae
Micropidae
Capitonidae
Picidae

Folder 37

Box 1 of 1
Alaudidae
Hirundinidae
Campephagidae
Dicruridae
Oriolidae
Corvidae

Folder 38

Box 1 of 1
Paridae
Sitlidae
Certhiidae
Paradoxornithidii

Folder 39 Timeliiddae

Box 1 of 1

Folder 40

Box 1 of 1
Pycnonotidae
Cinclidae
Troglodytidae

Folder 41

Box 1 of 1
Prunellidae
Turdidae

Folder 42

Box 1 of 1
Sylviidae
Regulidae
Muscicapidae

Folder 43

Box 1 of 1
Motacillidae
Enicuridae
Laniidae
Sturnidae
Nectariniidae
Dicaeidae
Zostropidae

Folder 44

Box 1 of 1
Ploceidae
Fringillidae

West Indian Birds

Folder 45 Notes, Lists and Manuscripts on West Indian Birds

Box 1 of 1

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