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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 99-074

Saunders, George Bradford, 1907-

George B. Saunders Papers, 1939-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at
Creator: Saunders, George Bradford, 1907-
Title: George B. Saunders Papers
Dates: 1939-1993
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 99-074
Language of Materials: English

These records consist of correspondence, manuscripts, and research data created and maintained by George B. Saunders.

Historical Note

Ornithologist George B. Saunders (1907 2001) received a Ph.D. in 1932 from Cornell University for his dissertation on a taxonomic revision of the meadowlarks, genus Sturnella. Saunders participated as an assistant ornithologist on a Philadelphia Academy of Sciences expedition to south Africa in 1930, as a research fellow for the National Research Council, and as a staff ornithologist at the Michigan Department of Conservation. In 1937, he joined the Bureau of Biological Survey (now U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service).

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Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and research data created and maintained by George B. Saunders.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.



Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-074, George B. Saunders Papers

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Container List

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Correspondence re: Archives, 1993

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Waterfowl Investigations in Mexico, 1939-1940

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Manuscript, Eastern White-Winged Dove in Southeastern Texas, 1940

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Research Papers on Food Habits, 1960-1981

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Banding and Recoveries, 1962

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Meadowlark Correspondence, 1940-1947 (Accession 98-057)

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Waterfowl Research - Food Tables and Correspondence, c. 1938-1998 (Accession 98-057)

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