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Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1892-1987

Catalog Data

Creator:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978  Search this
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-1978  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary  Search this
Physical description:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Classification
Picture postcards
Clippings
Maps
Plates (illustrations)
Scientific illustrations
Sketches
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Lantern slides
Motion pictures (visual works)
Artifacts
Date:
1892
1892-1987
circa 1892-1987
Notes:
Folder List in accession file.
Electronic List in accession file.
Organization:
Unarranged
Summary:
This accession consists of materials found in the systematic files of Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds; Assistant Secretary in charge of the United States National Museum, 1925-1945; and Secretary, 1945-1952, of the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, postcards, holiday cards, notes, data, reports, news clippings, maps, scientific illustrations, sketches, plates, photographs, negatives, slides, transparencies, film, currency, a patch, and a bird band. Some materials were added after Wetmore's tenure.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-145
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398538