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Accession 97-030

Abbott, Jackson Miles.

Jackson Miles Abbott Papers, 1914-1991

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Abbott, Jackson Miles.
Title: Jackson Miles Abbott Papers
Dates: 1914-1991
Quantity: 0.58 cu. ft. (0.58 non-standard size boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-030
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the papers of Jackson Miles Abbott, noted bird watcher and authority on the American bald eagle and the birds of Virginia. Materials include correspondence concerning bird sightings; correspondence, manuscripts, and illustrations relating to articles published by Abbott; and correspondece, photographs, and related materials concerning his interest in the birds of Virginia.

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This accession consists of the papers of Jackson Miles Abbott, noted bird watcher and authority on the American bald eagle and the birds of Virginia. Materials include correspondence concerning bird sightings; correspondence, manuscripts, and illustrations relating to articles published by Abbott; and correspondence, photographs, and related materials concerning his interest in the birds of Virginia.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-030, Jackson Miles Abbott Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Virginia Wildlife magazine - Correspondence and Illustrations, 1949-1962

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Nature magazine - Correspondence and Illustrations, 1947-1950

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The Evangel magazine - Correspondence and Illustrations, 1950-1961

Box 1 of 1

Pennsylvania Game News magazine - Correspondence and Illustrations, 1950-1951

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Book, Beginner's Guide To Attracting Birds, by Leon Hausman - Correspondence and Illustrations, 1950-1951

Box 1 of 1

Book, Birds of Trinidad and Tobago, by G. A. C. Herklots - Correspondence and Illustrations, 1955-1961

Box 1 of 1

Book, Austin's New Encyclopedia of Usable Information - Correspondence and Illustrations, 1946-1948

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Miscellaneous Correspondence and Illustrations, 1941-1984

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Photographs of paintings by Jackson Miles Abbott, 1987

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Duck Stamp Design - Correspondence, 1956-1970

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Birding - Correspondence, 1940-1962

Box 1 of 1

J. B. Dixon - Correspondence, 1956-1958

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Dyke Marsh - Correspondence, 1956

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"Strictly for the Watchers" - Correspondence, 1960-1961

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Bird Nests - Correspondence, 1941

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"Signing Ceremony" - Correspondence, 1991

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Photographs - California - J. B. Dixon, 1914-1937

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