This accession consists of one drawing caricaturing Alexander Wetmore on the occasion of his daughter Margaret's birth, and twenty photographs documenting various events
in the life of Alexander Wetmore and his second wife Annie Beatrice Wetmore who assembled this collection.
3.75 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Rhodesia and Nyasaland
This accession consists mostly of drafts, lists, notes, correspondence, and data compiled during the preparation and publication of Alexander Wetmore's The Birds
of the Republic of Panama, Part 4. Also included are 35 mm color slides taken on trips to Panama, 1955, and Rhodesia, 1957.
This accession consists of materials found in the systematic files of Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds,
and Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum (1925-1945) and Secretary (1945-1952) of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence,
postcards, notes, data, manuscripts, news clippings, pamphlets, maps, scientific illustrations, plates, photographs, negatives, slides, a printing block, and a sample of leather.
1.58 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box)
Shenandoah National Park (Va.)
This accession consists of correspondence, notes, manuscripts and drawings created or used by Alexander Wetmore for various publications. Most materials relate to the
birds of Panama; the Shenandoah National Park; Washington, D.C.; Haiti; and the Dominican Republic.