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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 98-047

American Ornithologists' Union

Records, circa 1974-1997, with material from 1892

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: American Ornithologists' Union
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1974-1997, with material from 1892
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 98-047
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the presidential papers of Richard C. Banks and Burt L. Monroe; American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) Conservation, and Ornithology and the Law Committees files; general correspondence; and materials pertaining to the 5th and 6th editions of the AOU checklist. Materials include correspondence, reports, meeting agendas and minutes, and manuscript drafts and notes. Also included are materials from the 1997 AOU Annual Meeting, including the circular, program, reports of committee chairs to Council, and Council agendas and minutes from the 1996 meeting.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the presidential papers of Richard C. Banks and Burt L. Monroe; American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) Conservation, and Ornithology and the Law Committees files; general correspondence; and materials pertaining to the 5th and 6th editions of the AOU checklist. Materials include correspondence, reports, meeting agendas and minutes, and manuscript drafts and notes. Also included are materials from the 1997 AOU Annual Meeting, including the circular, program, reports of committee chairs to Council, and Council agendas and minutes from the 1996 meeting.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-047, American Ornithologists' Union, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Presidential Papers of Richard C. Banks, 1994-1996

AOU Committees, 1995-1996

Box 1 of 3

1995 Reports

Box 1 of 3

Advertising and Sales

Box 1 of 3

Banding Council

Box 1 of 3

Bird Collections

Box 1 of 3

Brewster and Coues Awards

Box 1 of 3

Bylaws

Box 1 of 3

Classification and Nomenclature

Box 1 of 3

Conservation

Box 1 of 3

Editor, Auk

Box 1 of 3

Editor, Ornithological Monographs

Box 1 of 3

Endowment

Box 1 of 3

Finance

Box 1 of 3

Historical Records

Box 1 of 3

Investing Trustees

Box 1 of 3

1996 (Annual Meeting)

Box 1 of 3

Local Arrangements

Box 1 of 3

Membership

Box 1 of 3

Memorials

Box 1 of 3

Nominations

Box 1 of 3

Nominations: Corresponding and Honorary Fellows

Box 1 of 3

Nominations of Fellows and Elective Members

Box 1 of 3

OSNA Oversight

Box 1 of 3

Pan-American Affairs

Box 1 of 3

Publications

Box 1 of 3

Publicity

Box 1 of 3

Public Responsibility

Box 1 of 3

Research Awards

Box 1 of 3

Resolutions

Box 1 of 3

ROL (Recent Ornithological Literature)

Box 1 of 3

Scientific Program

Box 1 of 3

Secretary

Box 1 of 3

Special Affairs, Gifts and Exchanges

Box 1 of 3

Special Affairs, Ornithology and the Law

Box 1 of 3

Special Affairs, Use of Wild Birds

Box 1 of 3

Special Affairs, Electronic ROL

Box 1 of 3

Student Awards

Box 1 of 3

Representative to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Box 1 of 3

Representative to the AIBS

Box 1 of 3

Representative to the Association of Systematics Collections

Box 1 of 3

Representative to the Management Committee of the Birds of North America Project

Box 1 of 3

Representative to the ICBP, U.S. Section

Box 1 of 3

Representative to the Board of the Ornithological Council

Box 1 of 3

Representative to the Coalition for Education in the Life Sciences

Box 1 of 3

Treasurer

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous Correspondence, Second Term

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 1 of 3

Executive Committee

Box 1 of 3

1996 Reports

Box 1 of 3

AOU Conservation Committee, 1988-1995

1994/1995 Business

Box 1 of 3

AOU Conservation, 1992/1993

Box 1 of 3

AOU Conservation, 1991/1992

Box 1 of 3

AOU Conservation Committee, 1990/1991

Box 1 of 3

AOU Conservation, 1989/1990

Box 1 of 3

AOU Conservation, 1988/1989

Box 1 of 3

Auk Conservation Commentary

Box 1 of 3

Forest Practices, AOUCC Subcommittee

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

AK Breeding Birds

Box 2 of 3

Contamination Problems and Birds

Box 2 of 3

AOU Hawaii Birds Subcommittee

Box 2 of 3

Shrike Pop Subcommittee

Box 2 of 3

AOU Wild bird Trade Subcommittee

Box 2 of 3

Public Responsibility (AOUCC)

Box 2 of 3

ICBP (AOUCC)

Box 2 of 3

AOU Ornithology and the Law Committee, circa 1990-1996

Ornithology and the Law, General

Box 2 of 3

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USF&WS)

Box 2 of 3

PSH 8 September 1992 Draft: Ornithology and USF&WS: Problems and Solutions

Box 2 of 3

Banks, R. C.

Box 2 of 3

Blockstein, D. E.

Box 2 of 3

Burtt, E. H., President AFO

Box 2 of 3

Gill, Frank B.

Box 2 of 3

Hayden, M.

Box 2 of 3

Hoagland, K. E.

Box 2 of 3

Hubbard, John P.

Box 2 of 3

Kessel, B.

Box 2 of 3

Kiff, L.

Box 2 of 3

Lanyon, Scott

Box 2 of 3

Phillips, A. R.

Box 2 of 3

Turner, J. F.

Box 2 of 3

Winker, K.

Box 2 of 3

The Dickerman Case

Box 2 of 3

The Mathieson Case

Box 2 of 3

North Carolina State Museum Case

Box 2 of 3

The Peregoine Fune

Box 2 of 3

The Wheelwright Case

Box 2 of 3

Anti-Science

Box 2 of 3

Anti-Science: Birdchat

Box 2 of 3

AOU Committee: Ornithology and the Law

Box 2 of 3

ASC Meeting on FWS Regulations

Box 2 of 3

"Exotic Bird Conservation Act of 1992"

Box 2 of 3

International Loans, Exchanges, etc.

Box 2 of 3

Permits

Box 2 of 3

Proposed new FWS regulation

Box 2 of 3

Rationales for scientific collecting

Box 2 of 3

USF&WS LE Attitudes, etc.

Box 2 of 3

USF&WS Regulations

Box 2 of 3

Wild Bird Conservation Act

Box 2 of 3

AOU - General

Miscellaneous AOU Stuff

Box 2 of 3

Species Project (relates to Birds of North America Project), 1986-1988

Box 2 of 3

AOU - ANSP (Birds of North America)

Box 2 of 3

Allen Letter, 1892

Box 2 of 3

AOU Checklist, 6th Edition Proofing and Supplements

Box 2 of 3

Presidential Papers of Burt L. Monroe, circa 1974-1993

President's Report

Box 2 of 3

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 2 of 3

Future Meetings

Box 2 of 3

Council Meeting

Box 2 of 3

AOU Council Meetings (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

AOU Checklists - 5th and 6th Editions

AOU Committee on Classification and Nomenclature (6th Edition), Agenda-Future, 1978-1982

Box 2 of 3

AOU Committee on Classification and Nomenclature (6th Edition), Minutes, 1977-1983

Box 2 of 3

AOU Committee on Classification and Nomenclature (6th Edition), Miscellaneous (Folder 1 of 2)

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

AOU Committee on Classification and Nomenclature (6th Edition), Miscellaneous (Folder 2 of 2)

Box 3 of 3

Banks, Richard C. (Committee members' correspondence with Andrew Kratter)

Box 3 of 3

Storer, Robert W. (Committee members' correspondence with Andrew Kratter)

Box 3 of 3

Remsen, V. (Committee members' correspondence with Andrew Kratter)

Box 3 of 3

Ouellet, Henri (Committee members' correspondence with Andrew Kratter)

Box 3 of 3

Johnson, Ned K. (Committee members' correspondence with Andrew Kratter)

Box 3 of 3

Howell, Thomas R. (Committee members' correspondence with Andrew Kratter)

Box 3 of 3

Miscellaneous (Committee members' correspondence with Andrew Kratter)

Box 3 of 3

Regional Reviewers (B. L. Monroe Checklist Correspondence, pre-6th Edition), 1980-1985

Box 3 of 3

Preface (B. L. Monroe Checklist Correspondence, pre-6th Edition), 1980-1985

Box 3 of 3

Memos, 1990s

Box 3 of 3

Alaska Meeting

Box 3 of 3

AOU Numbers

Box 3 of 3

Memos, General (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Agenda

Box 3 of 3

Council Reports, Checklist Committee

Box 3 of 3

Families - Sequence

Box 3 of 3

Review Journals

Box 3 of 3

Publishers

Box 3 of 3

AOU Meeting (115th), 1997 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

From Accession 98-062

Brewster/Coues Awards

Box 3 of 3

Marbled Murrelet Conservation Assessment

Box 3 of 3

Ethics and Government Service

Box 3 of 3

Careers Brochure

Box 3 of 3

Planning

Box 3 of 3

1995 AOU Meeting

Box 3 of 3

Other Materials

The Flock, Membership Directory, 1997 (received under separate cover from James Dean in June 1997 - no separate accession number)

Box 3 of 3

Project, meeting, and planning files from Presidency of Brina Kessell. (Accession 98-062)

Box 3 of 3