Michigan, 1951 : to observe the Kirtland Warbler; Correspondence, travel notes, and a map; Correspondents include Josselyn Van Tyne

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Creator

  • Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
  • Van Tyne, Josselyn

Alternate Title

Michigan, 1951

Abstract

Alexander Wetmore travels to Michigan in 1951 to observe the Kirtland Warbler. Materials include correspondence, travel notes, and a map. Correspondents include Josselyn Van Tyne. 2 pages of travel notes list locations and dates of his trip (handwriting is difficult to decipher), and short description of the Kirtlander and thoughts on its survival. Notes indicate 16 skins and several specimens in alcohol were collected.

Date Range

1951

Start Date

Apr 24, 1951

End Date

Jun 25, 1951

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Kirtland's warbler
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Michigan

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence
  • Maps

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 145 Folder 9