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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7111

Potomac Valley Ornithological Club

Records, 1892-1896

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Potomac Valley Ornithological Club
Title: Records
Dates: 1892-1896
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7111
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of minutes of the Club's meetings, which were informal gatherings. The minutes contain synopses of scientific papers presented as well as discussions of research being carried on by the members.

Historical Note

The Potomac Valley Ornithological Club was founded in 1892 by several ornithologists residing in the Washington, D.C., area. The Club did not meet after 1896.

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Descriptive Entry

These records consist of minutes of the Club's meetings, which were informal gatherings. The minutes contain synopses of scientific papers presented as well as discussions of research being carried on by the members.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7111, Potomac Valley Ornithological Club, Records

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Container List

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Minutes of meetings, 1892-1896. Includes list of papers given at meetings, 1894-1895.

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A list of the birds of Washington and vicinity, prepared by the members of the Potomac Valley Ornithological Club, begun, January 1892.

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