Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
American Ornithologists' Union
Records, circa 1956-1961, with material from 1936
This accession consists of the records of Ernst Mayr, who served as President of the American Ornithologist's Union (AOU) from 1957 to 1958. Materials include correspondence and other records documenting the editorship of "The Auk," awards, annual meetings, AOU membership, Ad hoc committees, and financing of "The Handbook of North American Birds."
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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-159, American Ornithologists' Union, Records