Letter from Herbert Friedmann to S. Dillon Ripley, December 15, 1944, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Herbert Friedmann, curator in the United States National Museum, Department of Biology, Division of Birds, writes to S. Dillon Ripley with regards to his paper on "The Birds of the West Sumatra Islands" and the fact that Friedmann has distributed a few copies. He comments that he has not heard from Ripley in some time and asks Ripley if he wishes copies be sent to any special people..