Division History Records, 1886-1928

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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 Also included is a 1886 unpublished historical sketch of the division by George Brown Goode.


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


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1886
  • 1886-1928


  • Vertebrates
  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Vertebrate zoology
  • Ornithology


  • Manuscripts
  • Journals (accounts)

Local number

SIA RS00053

Physical description

.5 cu. ft. processed holdings

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