Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7394
Bendire, Charles, 1836-1897
Charles Bendire Papers, 1887-1894
Charles Emil Bendire (1836-1897) was an Army surgeon and ornithologist. He served as Honorary Curator of the Department of Birds' Eggs, United States National Museum from 1884 until his death. Bendire was the author of two volumes of Life Histories of North American Birds published by the Smithsonian Institution.
This collection consists of correspondence, notes, and lists accumulated during Bendire's work on the Life Histories.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7394, Charles Bendire Papers