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Saunders, George Bradford, 1907-
George B. Saunders Papers, 1939-1993
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).
This accession consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and research data created and maintained by George B. Saunders.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Saunders, George Bradford, 1907-
- Cornell University
- Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
- National Research Council (U.S.)
- Michigan. Department of Conservation
- United States. Bureau of Biological Survey
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-074, George B. Saunders Papers