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

Record Unit 7342

Eike, James W.

James W. Eike Papers, 1927, 1950-1983

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Eike, James W.
Title: James W. Eike Papers
Dates: 1927, 1950-1983
Quantity: 1.36 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 5x8 box)
Collection: Record Unit 7342
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This collection consists of bird observation notes and sighting records, mainly in the form of field notes, although there are some compilations of James W. Eike's sightings.

Historical Note

James W. Eike (1911-1983), a native of Woodbridge, Virginia, joined the Virginia Society of Ornithology (VSO) in 1933, and was an active member and officer of the Society for the rest of his life. Eike was a lifelong observer of birds in and around northern Virginia, and he participated in numerous field trips and bird counts sponsored by the VSO and the Audubon Naturalist Society.

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Introduction

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

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of bird observation notes and sighting records, mainly in the form of field notes, although there are some compilations of James W. Eike's sightings.

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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 7342, James W. Eike Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Field Notebook, 1950-1955

Box 1 of 2

Bird Records, 1928-1932

Box 1 of 2

Bird Count, 1932-1968

Box 1 of 2

Bird Reports - Records, 1961-1982

Box 1 of 2

Box 2