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  1. Portrait of Carl William Schuermann, Jr.

    Spotlight: Carl William Schuermann, Jr., Property Clerk

    • Date: October 28, 2021
    • Creator: Marguerite Roby
    • Description: We're taking a closer look at Carl William Schuermann, Jr., a Smithsonian property clerk with an interest in ornithology.

  3. Forest of Mississippi Valley, Black Walnut Tree

    Robert Ridgway: Seeing the Forest Through the Trees

    • Date: April 30, 2021
    • Creator: Marguerite Roby
    • Description: Robert Ridgway, known primarily for his extensive contributions to ornithology and as curator of birds for the United States National Museum, was also a keen observer of the changing landscape in areas where he conducted his detailed studies.

  5. Field Book

    Venezuela, 1954 : to take part in a ornithological expedition sponsored by William H. Phelps; Correspondence, travel notes, expense records, itineraries, provisions lists, maps, reports, and reference materials; Correspondents include James H. Kempton, William H. Phelps, Jr., and Helena M. Weiss

    • Date: 1953-1954 19530928 19540805
    • Creator: Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

  7. Sepia toned image of African American woman posed and seated in chair.

    Link Love: 4/7/2017

    • Date: April 7, 2017
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Library of Congress were able to pool funds to purchase a rare photo of a young Harriet Tubman. [via Washington Post]The Audobon profiles Smithsonian scientist, Roxie Laybourne, who started the field of forensic ornithology which identified birds involved in plane strikes and led to improved

  9. Link Love: 3/29/2019

    • Date: March 29, 2019
    • Creator: Deborah Shapiro
    • Description: Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

  11. Roxie Collie in the 1931 Oak Leaves Yearbook

    Roxie Collie Laybourne: Remembering a Groundbreaker

    • Date: March 26, 2013
    • Creator: Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig
    • Description: Roxie Collie Laybourne pioneered the field of forensic ornithology through her study of bird feathers, which has meant improved aviation safety.

  13. Collection

    John Southgate Yeaton Hoyt and Sally Foresman Hoyt Papers, 1938-1964

    • Date: 1938 1938-1964

  15. Finding Aid

    SIA Acc. 14-202, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records, 2014

    • Date: 2014
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

  17. Spencer and Mary Baird sit in chairs and Lucy Baird stands behind her father.

    Lucy Hunter Baird: Much More Than a Devoted Daughter

    • Date: March 5, 2020
    • Description: Lucy Hunter Baird did not shy away from her father’s towering legacy in American science, she embraced it. As the only child of Spencer Fullerton Baird, second Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Lucy Baird developed a passion for her father’s discipline of ornithology (the study of birds) and strove to chronicle his extraordinary life in a biography. Although she was

  19. Authority Record/EAC

    Hoyt, John Southgate Yeaton

    • Date: 1913 1951

  21. SI History Bibliography

    Biographical Memoirs of Spencer Fullerton Baird

    • Date: 1890
    • Creator: Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929
    • Creator: Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929

  23. SI History Chronology

    New Departments in the USNM

    • Date: 1880

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