Virginia, 1937 : to collect bird specimens on Mount Rogers for the USNM; Accompanied by Joseph James Murray; Correspondence, especially with Murray; expense records; and a report on the winter wren in Virginia

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Abstract

Alexander Wetmore travels to Virginia in 1937 to collect bird specimens on Mount Rogers for the US National Museum. He was accompanied by Joseph James Murray. Includes correspondence, especially with Murray; expense records; and a report on the winter wren in Virginia. Correspondence refers to photographs taken during the trip; on-going business at the Smithsonian; and references the Harvey Davis collection of bird skins from Virginia.

Date Range

1937

Start Date

1937

End Date

Jul 25, 1937

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Topic

  • Wrens
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Rogers, Mount
  • United States
  • Virginia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Receipts (financial records)

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 144 Folder 6