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Record Unit 7168,  United States, Bureau of Biological Survey,  Big Game Estimates and Inventories, 1928-1940

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: United States, Bureau of Biological Survey
Title: Big Game Estimates and Inventories
Dates: 1928-1940
Quantity: 0.1 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7168
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These papers include correspondence, statistics, and material generated and collected by the Biological Survey in its administration of the inventory from 1928 to 1940.

Historical Note

By letter of September 26, 1923, the Chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey requested from the National Park Service yearly "information as to the number of the different kinds of big game animals in the various national parks, for use in reissuance of lists of national and state game and bird refuges." In 1937, the Biological Survey began annual inventories of big game throughout the country, compiling these statistics from estimates of the National Park Service, Forest Service, and its own field agents and cooperative units.

Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry

These papers include correspondence, statistics, and material generated and collected by the Biological Survey in its administration of the inventory from 1928 to 1940. For similar records, see Record Unit 7146.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7168, United States, Bureau of Biological Survey, Big Game Estimates and Inventories

Container List

Series 1

Correspondence, Statistics and Materials Concerning Big-Game Estimates and Surveys, 1929-1940.

Box 1

Folders 1-8 Correspondence, statistics and material concerning the estimates of big game, particularly on the national parks and forests, 1928 (folder 1), 1929 (folder 2), 1930 (folder 3), 1931-1932 (folder 4), 1933 (folder 5), 1934 (folder 6), 1935 (folder 7) and 1936 (folder 8)

Box 1 of 1

Folders 9-12 Correspondence, statistics and material concerning the big game inventories for the entire United States undertaken by the Bureau of Biological Survey, 1937 (folder 9), 1938 (folder 10), 1939 (folder 11), and 1940 (folder 12)

Box 1 of 1