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An unaccountable migration of the Red-headed Woodpecker

Author:
Ridgeway, Robert  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1881
Citation:
Ridgeway, Robert. 1881. "An unaccountable migration of the Red-headed Woodpecker." Bulletin of the Nuttall Ornithological Club, 6 120–122.
Identifier:
128798
ISSN:
2474-0144
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
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Live Bird Friendly: Turn Lights Out and Treat Windows to Keep Birds Safe

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Live Bird Friendly: Drink Bird Friendly® Coffee to Protect Disappearing Habitats

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Live Bird Friendly: Avoid Single-use Plastics to Protect Birds and the Planet

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Bird Extinctions with Helen James

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The Life and Art of Elizabeth Gould (Facebook Live)

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2019-03-22T19:47:59.000Z
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2016 North American Ornithological Conference, President Jimmy Carter

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2016-08-15T15:29:15.000Z
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Proceedings of Manchester N. Atlantic Islands Conference, September 1990 [M.V. Hounsome, proceedings editor]

Title:
Proceedings of Manchester North Atlantic Islands Conference
Proceedings of the Manchester North Atlantic Islands Conference
Evolution and conservation in the North Atlantic islands
Author:
Hounsome, M. V  Search this
Linnean Society of London  Search this
Physical description:
342 pages illustrations, maps 23 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Macaronesia
Islands of the Atlantic
Atlantique, Îles de l'
Atlantic Ocean
Date:
1993
Topic:
Island animals  Search this
Island plants  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Botany  Search this
Birds  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Plant conservation  Search this
Faune insulaire  Search this
Flore insulaire  Search this
Zoologie  Search this
Oiseaux  Search this
Faune--Protection  Search this
Plantes--Conservation  Search this
Call number:
QH132.M28 P96 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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edanmdm:siris_sil_466070

Edward W. Nelson photographs from New Mexico

Photographer:
Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934  Search this
Extent:
19 Photographs
Culture:
A:shiwi (Zuni)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
September 1888
Summary:
This collection contains 19 photographs of the A:shiwi (Zuni) reservation in New Mexico, September 1888. The photographs may have been shot by field naturalist Edward W. Nelson.
Scope and Contents:
P18754-18772

This collection contains 19 photographs believed to have been shot by Edward W. Nelson in September 1888. The photographs depict scenes from the A:shiwi (Zuni) reservation and surrounding areas in western New Mexico. The photographs include landscapes and flora; activities such as carrying water and husking corn; scenes of the village including gardens and multi-level adobe buildings; and portraits.

The original acquisition paperwork lists E. N. Nelson as the photographer. However, after further research, it is believed that the photographs may have been shot by Edward William Nelson, who was a field naturalist for the U.S. Government and was living in Arizona at the time these photographs were shot. The photographer's handwritten notes that accompanied this set of photographs, indicate that they conducted a previous survey in 1886, which indicates that these images were most likely photographed for professional purposes. Additionally, the handwriting in the NMAI note appears to match the handwriting in Edward W. Nelson's fieldnotes held by Smithsonian Institution Archives. Further research will be required to positively identify the photographer.
Arrangement:
Photographs arranged in folders by catalog #.
Biographical / Historical:
It is uncertain if Edward W. Nelson is photographer of this collection or if E. N. Nelson is. Additional research is required.

Below is a biography of Edward W. Nelson from the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Archives (collection ID: NAA.PhotoLot.171).

Edward William Nelson (1855-1934) was an explorer and naturalist for the United States government known for his studies in Alaska, California and Mexico. Born near Manchester, New Hampshire, Nelson grew up with an ardent interest in birds and the outdoors. With the help of Henry W. Henshaw and Smithsonian Assistant Secretary Spencer F. Baird, he gained a post as a weather observer with the Signal Corps in 1877. Nelson was stationed in St. Michael, Alaska, for the next four years, during which time he collected ethnological data and natural history collections for the Smithsonian Institution. In 1890, Nelson joined the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture as a Special Field Agent on the Death Valley Expedition of Clinton Hart Merriam. After this Expedition disbanded in 1891, Nelson continued to work in California under orders from the Bureau and met his future expedition partner Edward Alphonso Goldman. A three month field survey in Mexico in 1892 evolved into fourteen years of research by the pair, during which they made extensive investigations of Mexican mammalogy, ornithology, and ethnology. Following these studies, Nelson moved into an administrative role in the Bureau, holding appointments as Chief Field Naturalist, 1907-1912; Assistant in Charge of Biological Investigations, 1913-1914; Assistant Chief, 1914-1916; Chief, 1916-1927; and Senior Biologist, 1927-1929.
Related Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives and Smithsonian Institution Archives also hold Edward W. Nelson collections.
Provenance:
Gift of Robert F. Hale, 1956.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archives Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Edward W. Nelson photographs from New Mexico, image #, NMAI.AC.311; National Museum of the American Indian Archives Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.311
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4263d384d-e2e5-49d5-847b-a0aa9f39fccf
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-311

On the use of trinominals in American ornithology

Author:
Stejneger, Leonhard  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1884
Citation:
Stejneger, Leonhard. 1884. "On the use of trinominals in American ornithology." Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 7, (413) 70–81. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.413.70.
Identifier:
84335
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.413.70
ISSN:
0096-3801
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
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edanmdm:slasro_84335

2016 North American Ornithological Conference--Keith Gagnon, age 9

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Live Bird Friendly: Plant Native Plants to Shelter and Nourish Birds

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Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative: Roxy Laybourne

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Monkey Monitor: Smithsonian Scientist Meg Crofoot

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Ontogeny of bill color in male streamertail hummingbirds (Trochilus)

Author:
Graves, Gary R.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2009
Citation:
Graves, Gary R. 2009. "Ontogeny of bill color in male streamertail hummingbirds (Trochilus)." Journal of Caribbean Ornithology, 22 44–47.
Identifier:
117677
ISSN:
1544-4953
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
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Communal roosting of the Jamaican crow (Corvus jamaicensis)

Author:
Graves, Gary R.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2009
Citation:
Graves, Gary R. 2009. "Communal roosting of the Jamaican crow (Corvus jamaicensis)." Journal of Caribbean Ornithology, 22, (1) 48–51.
Identifier:
98414
ISSN:
1544-4953
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
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edanmdm:slasro_98414

Live Bird Friendly: Keep Cats Indoors to Save Birds

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2016 North American Ornithological Conference--Sally Jewell

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2016 North American Ornithological Conference--Catherine McKenna

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Live Bird Friendly: Avoid Pesticides for a Bird-friendly Home

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