Ornithological Reprints, circa early 1800s-

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This unique collection forms a major resource for the study of ornithology and the history of ornithological research. The bound volumes are in specific order, but are indexed in a card catalog. The loose reprints are arranged alphabetically by the name of the author. NOTE: These papers are located in the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds.


  • Card index to bound volumes.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.


See description of contents

Repository Loc.

Division of Birds, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC


  • 1800
  • circa early 1800s-

Restrictions & Rights

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  • Mixed archival materials
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA RU106108

Physical description

360 volumes and 18.4 linear meters

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