Division History Records, 1886-1928

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Summary

Consists of notes, manuscripts, and lists relating to the activities of the Division of Birds up to circa 1920. Most of the material was probably compiled by Robert Ridgway or Charles Wallace Richmond. Also included is a 1886 unpublished historical sketch of the division by George Brown Goode.

Creator

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds

Subject

  • Richmond, Charles Wallace 1868-1932
  • Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929
  • Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896
  • United States National Museum

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1886
  • 1886-1928

Topic

  • Vertebrates
  • Animals
  • Vertebrate Zoology
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Journals (accounts)

Local number

SIA RS00053

Physical description

.5 cu. ft. processed holdings