Georgia, 1921 : to testify for government prosecution of violators of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act; Includes correspondence, diary, expense books, court rulings, and reference materials

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Abstract

Notes document Alexander Wetmores observations of birds in Georgia, 1921, when working for the U.S. Department Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey. They were made during a trip to testify for government prosecution of violators of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Observation notes (November 11- 17, 1921) are for Athens, Georgia, and include bird lists (by common name), and list other individuals (some contact information). The folder also contains correspondence, diary, expense books, court rulings, and reference materials.

Date Range

1921-1922

Start Date

1921

End Date

1922

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Georgia
  • Athens
  • South Carolina
  • Lexington

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 141 Folder 1