D. B. Burrows, letters from collectors (2)

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Abstract

The correspondence documents the oological collection of D. B. Burrows, 1899-1901. Letters were received from various collectors, according to Burrow's notes. Letters provide background relating purchases, requests, and exchanges of nest and egg specimen sets. Correspondence came from across the country. Some appears to include A.O.U. (American Ornithologists' Union) numbers.

Date Range

1899-1901

Start Date

1899

End Date

1901

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0794 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA Acc. 14-192

Collection name

D. B. Burrows Field Notes, 1870 - 1919, 1940, undated, from the Division of Birds

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds