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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 7211

Ridgway, John L., 1859-1947

John L. Ridgway Drawings, 1881-1882

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Ridgway, John L., 1859-1947
Title: John L. Ridgway Drawings
Dates: 1881-1882
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7211
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists of about 200 drawings of birds' eggs done by John L. Ridgway for Spencer F. Baird in 1881 and a list of those drawings.

Historical Note

John L. Ridgway was brought to Washington, D.C., to work as a copyist and draughtsman for the United States National Museum by his brother Robert Ridgway, the ornithologist, in the early 1880s. He later joined the United States Geological Survey.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of about 200 drawings of birds' eggs done by John L. Ridgway for Spencer F. Baird in 1881 and a list of those drawings.

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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 7211, John L. Ridgway Drawings

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Index

Box 1 of 1

Folder 2 Drawings

Box 1 of 1

Folder 3 Drawings, 1-100

Box 1 of 1

Folder 4 Drawings, 100-200

Box 1 of 1

Folder 5 Drawings, 200-300

Box 1 of 1

Folder 6 Drawings, 300-400

Box 1 of 1

Folder 7 Drawings, 400-500

Box 1 of 1

Folder 8 Drawings, 500-600

Box 1 of 1

Folder 9 Drawings, 600-700

Box 1 of 1

Folder 10 Drawings, 700-

Box 1 of 1