France, 1938 : to attend IX International Ornithological Congress and meeting of the International Committee for Bird Preservation in Rouen; Correspondence, programs, travel and field notes, expense records, maps, and memorabilia; Correspondents include Jean Theodore Delacour

Close
Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Abstract

Alexander Wetmore travels to France in 1938 to attend IX International Ornithological Congress and meeting of the International Committee for Bird Preservation in Rouen. Materials include correspondence, programs, travel and field notes, expense records, maps, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Jean Theodore Delacour. Field notes are dated May 15 - 23, 1938, and include bird lists. Some birds in the list have descriptions. Last page is a basic itinerary with date and city listed. Locations during the field notes dates include: Arles (France), Geneva, Bern (Switzerland), and Luzerne (Belgium). Several locations are difficult to discern due to handwriting.

Date Range

1938

Start Date

May 15, 1938

End Date

May 23, 1938

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Arles
  • Bern
  • Luzerne
  • Belgium
  • Geneva
  • France
  • Switzerland

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Maps
  • Memorabilia

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 8