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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 15-032

American Ornithologists' Union

Records, 1986-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: American Ornithologists' Union
Title: Records
Dates: 1986-2005
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 15-032
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Brina Kessel, President of the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU), 1992-1994, and member of the AOU Council. Materials include correspondence, notes, minutes, agendas, reports, meeting programs and abstracts, postcards, newspaper clippings, photographs, and negatives.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Brina Kessel, President of the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU), 1992-1994, and member of the AOU Council. Materials include correspondence, notes, minutes, agendas, reports, meeting programs and abstracts, postcards, newspaper clippings, photographs, and negatives.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 4/9/2008 Deed of Gift; Contact reference staff for details.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-032, American Ornithologists' Union, Records

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Container List

Box 1

AOU Council materials (includes meeting agendas, minutes, reports, notes, and correspondence), 1992-1993

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Nominations for officers, 1990

Box 1 of 2

AOU Committee memberships, 1991-1998

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Impending phone consultations, 1993-1994

Box 1 of 2

AOU meeting program, abstracts, and other related materials, Montreal, 1991

Box 1 of 2

AOU meeting program, abstracts, circular of information, and related materials, Ames, Iowa, 1992

Box 1 of 2

AOU Council materials (includes meeting agendas, minutes, reports, notes, and correspondence), 1995

Box 1 of 2

1993 AOU meeting local committee, Fairbanks, Alaska (includes circular of information, program, abstracts, and correspondence), 1988-1993

Box 1 of 2

1992 AOU meeting invitation, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1990

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AOU meeting materials, Los Angeles (includes circular of information, minutes, notes, and correspondence), 1990

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AOU meeting notebook, March 1993

Box 1 of 2

The Auklet, August 1991

Box 1 of 2

"Career Opportunities in Ornithology," in American Birds, Spring 1989

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Committees established by the AOU Council, 14 August 1988

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Business meeting of the Fellows, 1986

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AOU Council materials (includes meeting agendas, minutes, reports, notes, and correspondence), 1991-1992

Box 1 of 2

AOU Council packet for Los Angeles meeting, 1990

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AOU Council packet for Montreal meeting, 1991

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Frank Gill's emails to Council, 1998-1999

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AOU Council packet for Boise, Idaho, meeting, 1996

Box 1 of 2

AOU Council packet for Missoula, Montana, meeting, 1994

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AOU Council materials for Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota, meeting, 1997

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AOU Council correspondence and materials, 1994-1999 (2 folders)

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AOU Council packet and related materials for Saint John's, Newfoundland, meeting, 2000

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AOU committees - general

Box 1 of 2

AOU committees - working drafts, 1992-1993

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

AOU Brina Kessel - "Personal," 1988-1995

Box 2 of 2

AOU materials (includes by-laws, meeting sites, fellows, committee memberships, and financial procedures), 1989-2005

Box 2 of 2

AOU long range planning, 1990-1999

Box 2 of 2

AOU materials in the Smithsonian Institution Archives, 1994

Box 2 of 2

Spencer G. Sealy - Syesis

Box 2 of 2

AOU meeting location prospect, Boise, Idaho, 1994

Box 2 of 2

Meeting with Congressman Don Young, 1994

Box 2 of 2

Ornithology and the law, 1994-1995

Box 2 of 2

Ornithology and the Law Committee (selected copies for Kessel), 1992-1993

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Congressional hearing, 1993-1994

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United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) - Permits and regulations, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Ornithology and the law (USFWS/Thomas Lovejoy)

Box 2 of 2

Pew Scholars Program, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Conservation issues, 1990-1994

Box 2 of 2

Partners in Flight, 1991-1993

Box 2 of 2

Systematics Agenda 2000: Charting the Biosphere, 1993

Box 2 of 2

Business meeting, 1994

Box 2 of 2

Cooper Ornithological Society meeting program and abstracts, Sacramento, California, 1993

Box 2 of 2

AOU correspondence and notes, 1992-1995

Box 2 of 2

AOU Council agenda and related items, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 2

AOU Fellows meetings, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 2

AOU Order of Business

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AOU awards, 1993-1994

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AOU President - Correspondence and related materials, 1991-1995

Box 2 of 2

Miscellaneous materials

Box 2 of 2