Europe, 1930 : to collect specimens of birds for the USNM in Spain, and attend the VII International Ornithological Congress in Amsterdam. Correspondence, itineraries, and expense records

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Creator

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Alternate Title

Europe, 1930 : correspondence, itineraries, and expense records

Abstract

Materials document Alexander Wetmore's time in Europe in 1930. He came to collect specimens of birds for the US National Museum (USNM) in Spain, and attend the VII International Ornithological Congress in Amsterdam. Materials document both activities. Includes correspondence, bulletins, itineraries, and itemized expense records. Correspondence describes specimens sent back to the USNM and business conducted in Washington DC in his absence.

Date Range

1930

Start Date

1930

End Date

1930

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • France
  • Spain
  • England
  • Belguim

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Itineraries

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 143 Folder 5