Notes on the Xantus Tradition

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Details the life of John Xantus de Veysey (1825-1894), a Hungarian, who made extensive ornithological collections in the southwestern United States and his correspondence with other naturalists, especially Spencer Fullerton Baird and others at the Smithsonian Institution.


  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • Xantus, John


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The Condor Vol. 36 (Journal)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,




  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Birds
  • National Collections
  • Ornithology

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pp. 191-201

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