South Carolina, 1922 : to investigate the possible use of Buzzard Island as a federal bird reservation. Includes field notes, 18-19 July 1922, correspondence, reports, maps, and an expense book

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Abstract

In 1922 Alexander Wetmore went to South Carolina to investigate the possible use of Buzzard Island as a federal bird reservation, while working for the U.S. Department Agriculture, Bureau of Biological Survey. Includes field notes, 18-19 July 1922, correspondence, reports, maps, and an expense book. Report includes a list of birds observed in the vicinity. Notes include bird lists for Beaufort and vegetation and bird lists for Buzzard's Island. Maps are oversized and show the areas of of Bull and Combahee Rivers, Hunting Island, and Ossabaw Island.

Date Range

1922

Start Date

Jul 18, 1922

End Date

Jul 19, 1922

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Ossabaw Island
  • Bull River
  • Beaufort
  • Georgia
  • Buzzard Island
  • Combahee River
  • South Carolina
  • Hunting Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Reports
  • Maps

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 2