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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-061

National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds

Curatorial Records, 1887-1996 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1887-1996 and undated
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 18-061
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of exhibition scripts and photographs maintained by the Division of Birds. The scripts document the content of the Bird Hall at the National Museum of Natural History. The photographs consist primarily of staff in the Division of Birds as well as other ornithologists. Materials also include notes, negatives, transparencies, slides, contact sheets, and clippings.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of exhibition scripts and photographs maintained by the Division of Birds. The scripts document the content of the Bird Hall at the National Museum of Natural History. The photographs consist primarily of staff in the Division of Birds as well as other ornithologists. Materials also include notes, negatives, transparencies, slides, contact sheets, and clippings.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-061, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Exhibitions

Hall of Birds Script, Compiled by Sarah Gagne

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Bird Hall Manuscript, Original Final Draft with Notes by Herbert Girton Deignan

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Photographs

Division of Birds (includes staff, collections storage, and work areas), 1996 and undated

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Scientists (includes Prince J. von Liechtenstein, John Ray, Bernard Altum, Heinrich Gatke, Edward Pierson Ramsay, Colonel William Vincent Legge, and Henry Luke White), 1954 and undated

Box 1 of 1

C. E. H. Aiken, 1925

Box 1 of 1

Spencer F. Baird

Box 1 of 1

Dave Bratley

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Charles E. Brewster - Certificate of Appointment as Deputy Game and Fish Warden, 1887

Box 1 of 1

Elliott Coues (includes his residence), 1904 and undated

Box 1 of 1

Herbert Friedmann - Retirement, circa 1961

Box 1 of 1

Dr. Lovejoy - Residence, 1904

Box 1 of 1

S. Dillon Ripley, 1958

Box 1 of 1

Charles W. Richmond

Box 1 of 1

Robert Ridgway (includes Ridgway at home), 1912 and undated

Box 1 of 1

Alexander Wetmore (includes biographical reprint from "Year Book of The American Philosophical Society", "Washington Post" obituary, and Christmas cards), 1966, 1968-1969, 1974, 1978-1979 and undated

Box 1 of 1

Chesapeake Bay Center - Sherif and Kenneth Horner

Box 1 of 1

Leonard Stejneger, 1927

Box 1 of 1

George Watson, 1963, 1965, 1975 and undated

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