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National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds  Search this
Laybourne, Roxie C. 1910-2003  Search this
Richmond, Charles Wallace 1868-1932  Search this
Ridgway, Robert 1850-1929  Search this
Riley, Joseph Harvey 1873-1941  Search this
Friedmann, Herbert 1900-1987  Search this
Deignan, H. G (Herbert Girton) 1906-1968  Search this
Weber, Walter Alois 1905 or 1906-  Search this
Humphrey, Philip S (Philip Strong) 1926-2009  Search this
Zusi, Richard L (Richard Laurence) 1930-  Search this
Slud, Paul  Search this
Watson, George E (George Elder) 1931-  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
20 cu. ft. processed holdings
2.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Series Level Description
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Chronologic, alphabetic and unarrranged
Consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence documenting the activities of the Division of Birds. Topics include exchange of specimens, research projects, and scientific publications. Curators represented in this material include Robert Ridgway, Assistant in Ornithology, 1874-1881, Curator, 1881-1929; Charles Wallace Richmond, Assistant Curator and Associate Curator, 1895- 1932; Joseph Harvey Riley, Assistant Curator and Associate Curator, 1928-1941; Herbert Friedmann, Curator, 1929-1960; Herbert Girton Deignan, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1940-1962; S. Dillon Ripley, Assistant Curator, 1942-1943; Walter Alois Weber, Assistant Curator, 1943-1944; Philip Strong Humphrey, Curator, 1962-1964; Richard L. Zusi, Associate Curator, Curator, and Curator Emeritus, 1964- ; Paul Slud, Associate Curator, 1965-1983; and George E. Watson, Assistant Curator, Associate Curator, and Curator, 1965- 1984; and Roxie C. Laybourne.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Birds  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Vertebrates  Search this
Vertebrate zoology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00050
See more items in:
Correspondence 1874-2003 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives