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Accession 95-040

English, Almon O.

Almon O. English Papers, 1907-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: English, Almon O.
Title: Almon O. English Papers
Dates: 1907-1990
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 95-040
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Almon Owen English was an amateur ornithologist and member and officer of the Virginia Ornithological Society. This collection consists of records of birds sighted by English in Virginia, 1935-1974; records regarding the Virginia Ornithological Society; correspondence between English and the Virginia ornithologist, Joseph Edward Gould, and his wife, Jessie Gould; English's correspondence concerning the disposition of the Joseph Edward Gould library; and unidentified and miscellaneous materials. Also included are bird notebooks and catalogues of Joseph Edward Gould, 1922-1943, with additional Gould materials dating to 1990.

Descriptive Entry

Almon Owen English was an amateur ornithologist and member and officer of the Virginia Ornithological Society. This collection consists of records of birds sighted by English in Virginia, 1935-1974; records regarding the Virginia Ornithological Society; correspondence between English and the Virginia ornithologist, Joseph Edward Gould, and his wife, Jessie Gould; English's correspondence concerning the disposition of the Joseph Edward Gould library; and unidentified and miscellaneous materials. Also included are bird notebooks and catalogues of Joseph Edward Gould, 1922-1943, with additional Gould materials dating to 1990.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-040, Almon O. English Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Sighting Records, 1935-1953

Box 1 of 3

V.S.O. Early Records, 1929, 1931

Box 1 of 3

Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Check lists, 1934-1945

Box 2 of 3

Journal and completed check lists, 1947

Box 2 of 3

Roanoke Chapter, V.S.O.

Box 2 of 3

Record of Bird Sightings, 1935-1974, vol. 1, #1-100

Box 2 of 3

Record of Bird Sightings, 1935-1974, vol. 2, #101-205

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Correspondence: Joseph Edward Gould to A.O. English, 1907-1942

Box 3 of 3

Correspondence: Jessie Gould to A.O. English, 1945-1956

Box 3 of 3

Correspondence: Jessie Gould to A.O. English, 1947

Box 3 of 3

Correspondence: Jessie Gould to A.O. English, 1948

Box 3 of 3

Correspondence: Jessie Gould to A.O. English, 1949

Box 3 of 3

Correspondence: Jessie Gould to A.O. English, 1950-1951, and undated

Box 3 of 3

Correspondence: Unidentified, 1949

Box 3 of 3

Joseph Edward Gould Catalog (birds and eggs), 1922-1943

Box 3 of 3

Joseph Edward Gould Bird Notebooks, 1922-1940

Box 3 of 3

English's correspondence concerning the disposition of the Joseph Edward Gould library, c. 1946-1948

Box 3 of 3

Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 3

Joseph Edward Gould materials, 1945-1990 (Accession 99-116)

Box 3 of 3