Catalogue of Old World Birds in the United States National Museum

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Summary

"The following list includes all the species of extra-American birds at present represented in the collection of the U.S. National Museum, numbered, named, and classified according to Gray's Hand List' ... to render apparent the desiderata of the National Museum in the way of Old World birds, so that museums of individuals desiring to make exchanges may know what species are wanted."

Subject

United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Miscellaneous Collections (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1882

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

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