SIA Acc. 99-042, Abbott, Jackson Miles, Jackson Miles Abbott Papers, 1929, 1960-1985, and undated
- Abbott, Jackson Miles
- Jackson Miles Abbott Papers, 1929, 1960-1985, and undated
- Data Source:
- Smithsonian Institution Archives
- 1960, 1960-1985, 1929, 1960-1985, and undated
- This accession consists of the papers of Jackson Miles Abbott, ornithologist and expert on the American bald eagle, and pertain to his ornithology work. Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, brochures, and maps.
- Ornithology, Ornithologists
- Abbott, Jackson Miles
- Brochures, Collection descriptions, Clippings, Manuscripts, Maps
- Local Number:
- SIA Acc. 99-042
- Physical Description:
- 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
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Table of Contents
Abbott, Jackson Miles.
Jackson Miles Abbott Papers, 1929, 1960-1985, and undated
|General Information About This Collection|
|Repository:||Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Creator:||Abbott, Jackson Miles.|
|Title:||Jackson Miles Abbott Papers|
|Dates:||1929, 1960-1985, and undated|
|Quantity:||0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)|
|Language of Materials:||English|
This accession consists of the papers of Jackson Miles Abbott, ornithologist and expert on the American bald eagle, and pertain to his ornithology work. Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, brochures, and maps.
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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-042, Jackson Miles Abbott Papers
Folder 1 Clippings, 1929-1984. Includes some letters from friends relating to an article in The Washington Post about Abbott, January 6, 1984.
Folder 2 Dyke Marsh. Includes three pieces that document Abbott's request that Dyke Marsh (Hunting Creek) be made a wildlife sanctuary; a letter from Brigadier General Richard Ovenshine, Mount Vernon District Supervisor, dated August 31, 1956, to Carleton E. Massey, Executive Officer, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, forwarding Abbott's written request; a column from The Washington Post dated October 28, 1956, by Dr. Irston R. Barnes, mentioning Abbott's proposal; and a copy of the New Alexandria Newsletter dated October 1956 detailing this proposal.
Folder 3 Birding Correspondence. Includes approximately twenty letters from various organizations and school groups thanking Abbott for lectures he gave on birds.
Folder 4 Bird Notes. Includes several pages of notes as follows: 1948 at Fort Belvoir; 1970 among the Florida Keys and 1985 along the Piankatank River, Virginia.
Folder 5 Birds of Chincoteague, September 14, 1985
Folder 6 South Carolina Bird List 1-11 for Kiawah Island
Folder 7 Birds of Cape Romain, October 2, 1972
Folder 8 Maps with Abbott Markings. Includes Northern Virginia, Loudoun County, and Harpers Ferry
Folder 9 Maps of Delaware
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