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MS 4267 Archaeology of Sangamon County, Illinois

Creator:
Wickersham, James, 1857-1939  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes sketches and portion of letter to Secretary Baird, Smithsonian Institution.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4267
Topic:
Sangamon County (Ill.) -- Archeology  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4267, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4267
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4267

Baird-Michaux Volume

Creator::
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Date:
1840s
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of one volume, F. Andrew Michaux, The North American Sylva (1817), which was most likely transcribed by Spencer Fullerton Baird and was one of the first serious surveys of American trees.
Topic:
Trees -- North America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 84-179, Baird-Michaux Volume
Identifier:
Accession 84-179
See more items in:
Baird-Michaux Volume
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa84-179

The Distribution and Migration of North American Birds, January, 1866

Author:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Subject:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 13; Color: Color; Size: 5.8w x 9h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Paper
Document
Place:
North America
Date:
January 1866
Topic:
Exchanges, Literary and scientific  Search this
Birds  Search this
Birds--Migration  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-1215 through SIA 2009-1227
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14172

Outlines of general zoology

Title:
General zoology
Co-author:
Girard, Charles 1822-1895  Search this
Cassin, John 1813-1869  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Haldeman, Samuel Stehman 1812-1880  Search this
Publisher:
Garrigue, Rudolph Peter 1822-1891  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978 DSI  Search this
Inscriber:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[4], [ix]-xxi, 502, xvi pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1851
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Call number:
QL45 .O98 1851
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_933022

Outlines of American ornithology : part 1, Land birds / S.F. Baird and R. Ridgway

Title:
Land birds
Author:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 History of North American birds  Search this
Physical description:
iii p., 152 [i.e. 166], [3] leaves, [5] leaves of plates ; 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1873
1873 [i.e. 1874]
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Call number:
QL681 .B16o 1873
QL681.B16o
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_146686

MS 3832 Extract from letter to S. F. Baird

Creator:
Faris, Lafayette  Search this
Addressee:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Culture:
Paiute Indians -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Ute Indians -- (identification uncertain)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
September 3, 1880
Scope and Contents:
Comments on similarity of myth of So-kuswai-un-ants (published by Powell in Report of Exploration of Colorado River) and Egyptian tradition reported by Herodotus.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3832
Local Note:
manuscript copy
Topic:
Folklore -- Paiute ?  Search this
Folklore -- Ute ?  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3832, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3832
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3832

MS 4049 Translation of a letter from Dr Fischer to Professor S. F. Baird

Collector:
Fischer, Fritz Dr.  Search this
Addressee:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
ca. October, 1886
Scope and Contents:
Relative to various caves in the State of Cahahuita, Mexico. Written in ink, the writing being somewhat faint. A typed copy is attached to the translation.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4049
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Mexico  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 4049, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4049
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4049

MS 599 Letter from J. Francis Le Baron to Prof. Baird with a list of Seminole words

Collector:
Le Baron, J. Francis  Search this
Addressee:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Extent:
6 pages
Culture:
Seminole Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
1882 December 2
Scope and Contents:
With list of Indian words and notes. Contains 39 terms.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 599
Citation:
Manuscript 599, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS599
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms599

Letters to Spencer F. Baird

Creator:
Schumacher, Paul J. F.  Search this
Addressee:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Names:
Bowers, Stephen  Search this
Yarrow, H. C. (Harry Crécy), 1840-1929  Search this
Extent:
1 item (ca. 1 inch)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
December 8, 1874-February 26, 1877
Scope and Contents:
Concern Schumacher's collections for the Smithsonian along the coasts of California, including the channel Islands, and Oregon. Much concerns payments and shipments. Some references to the work of Stephen Bowers, Henry C. Yarrow, and others.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7132
Topic:
Archeology -- California  Search this
Archeology -- Oregon  Search this
California  Search this
Oregon  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 7132, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7132
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7132

MS 4677 Clerkʹs copies of correspondence between S. F. Baird and Frank H. Cushing, and between S. F. Baird and J. W. Powell, concerning Bureau of American Ethnology administrative matters

Creator:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Secretary  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (sheaf )
1 Item (letter-press copy book )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
Ca. 1880-1883
Scope and Contents:
The copies on loose sheets apparently cover correspondence with Cushing only. Direct copies made from some of these same letters also appear in the copy book, which has, in addition, many copies of Baird-Powell correspondence about B.A.E. matters.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4677
Citation:
Manuscript 4677, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4677
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4677

Iconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art / systematically arranged by J.G. Heck ; translated from the German, with additions, and edited by Spencer F. Baird ; illustrated by five hundred steel plates, containing upwards of twelve thousand engravings ; in four volumes

Author:
Heck, J. G (Johann Georg) -1857  Search this
Contributor:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Editor:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Publisher:
Garrigue, Rudolph Peter 1822-1891  Search this
Printer:
Craighead, Robert  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
4 volumes ; 27 cm + atlas (2 volumes, leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, maps ; 25 x 31 cm)
Type:
Encyclopedias
Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Date:
1852
Topic:
Science  Search this
Encyclopedias and dictionaries  Search this
Call number:
AE27 .H4415 1852
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_967278

The birds of North America : the descriptions of species based chiefly on the collections in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution / by Spencer F. Baird ; with the co-operation of John Cassin and George N. Lawrence ; with an atlas of one hundred plates

Author:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Cassin, John 1813-1869  Search this
Lawrence, George N (George Newbold) 1806-1895  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Tucker, Marcia Brady DSI  Search this
Collins, Percival DSI  Search this
Collins, William L. DSI  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. ([4], lvi, 1005; [2], xi p.), C leaves of plates : ill. (lithographs) ; 30 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
North America
Date:
1860
1858
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Call number:
QL681 .B16 1860
QL681.B138X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_186863

Common sea-shells of California / by Josiah Keep ; fully illustrated by numerous plates

Title:
Sea shells of California
Author:
Keep, Josiah 1849-1911  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
64 p., XVI leaves of plates : ill. (lithographs) ; 16 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
California
Date:
1881
Topic:
Mollusks  Search this
Call number:
QL417 .K26 1881
QL417.K26 1881
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_163344

Grundzüge der systematischen Naturgeschichte für seine Zuhörer / entworfen von J.L.C. Gravenhorst

Author:
Gravenhorst, J. L. C (Johann Ludwig Christian) 1777-1857  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
76 pages, 11 leaves of plates (6 folded) 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1817
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Call number:
QH45 .G77 1817
QH45.G77 1817
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_210235

Das Thierreich nach den Verwandtschaften und Uebergängen in den Klassen und Ordnungen desselben / dargestellt von J.L.C. Gravenhorst ; mit 12 lithographirten Verwandtschafts-Tafeln

Author:
Gravenhorst, Johann Ludwig Christian 1777-1857  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
X, 254 p., [12] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Classification
Date:
1845
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Animals  Search this
Call number:
QL45 .G73 1845
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_240364

Among the birds : a series of sketches for young folks, illustrating the domestic life of our feathered friends / by Edward A. Samuels

Author:
Samuels, Edward A (Edward Augustus) 1836-1908  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 223 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Date:
1868
1868, c1867
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Children--Conduct of life  Search this
Call number:
QL676.2 .S19 1868
QL676.2.S19 1868
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_276795

On the serpents of New York; with a notice of a species not hitherto included in the fauna of the state. By Spencer F. Baird

Author:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Physical description:
[2], 28, [2] p., 2 leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
New York
Date:
1854
Topic:
Snakes  Search this
Call number:
QL666.O6 B16 1854
QL666.O6B16 1854
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_292013

Naturgeschichte der Fische Islands : mit einem Anhange von den isländischen Medusen und Strahlthieren / von Friedrich Faber

Author:
Faber, Frederik 1796-1828  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[2], 206 p. ; 26 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Iceland
Arctic regions
Date:
1829
Topic:
Fishes  Search this
Jellyfishes  Search this
Call number:
QL637 .F115 1829
QL637.F115 1829
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_343691

Hints for preserving objects of natural history / prepared by Prof. S.F. Baird, for Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa

Author:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Dickinson College  Search this
Physical description:
12 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs and collections
Date:
1846
Topic:
Natural history--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Natural history--Technique  Search this
Call number:
QH61 .B16 1846
QH61.B16 1846
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_400130

Cahiers d'histoire naturelle : a l'usage des colléges, des institutions religieuses et des écoles normales primaires. 1er. cahier, Zoologie / par Milne-Edwards et Achille Comte

Author:
Milne-Edwards, H (Henri) 1800-1885  Search this
Comté, Achille 1802-1866  Search this
Former owner:
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[4], 234 p., 15 leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1844
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Call number:
QL45 .M65 1844
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_465814

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