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Explores the life and career of Alexander Wetmore. Discussses his study of ornithology and his field notebooks and diaries. Anecdotal study of the sixth Secretary. Also examines the careers of John W. Aldrich and Harry Church Oberholser.


  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Aldrich, John W (John Warren) 1906-
  • Oberholser, Harry Church


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Thursday, January 13, 1977


  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Field Work
  • Birds
  • Research
  • Ornithology

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