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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

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Bendire, Charles, 1836-1897
Title: Charles Bendire Papers
Dates: 1887-1894
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Record Unit 7394
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These papers consist of correspondence, notes, and lists accumulated during Bendire's work on the Life Histories.

Historical Note

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.

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Descriptive Entry

This collection consists of correspondence, notes, and lists accumulated during Bendire's work on the Life Histories.

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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 7394, Charles Bendire Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Correspondence, 1888-1893

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Folder 2 Notes and Lists, 1887-1894

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