8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Birds.

  1. Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von Berlepsch, correspondence, 1874-1913

    1,100 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    German ornithologist. Principally letters received by Berlepsch from ornithologists concerning neotropical birds. Topics include the collection of bird skins and eggs, the illustration of birds, taxidermy, and taxonomy.

  2. Louis-Pierre Mouillard papers, 1833-1987

    1,600 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    French inventor and aeronautical pioneer. Certificates, correspondence, drawings, notes, photographs, printed matter, and writings relating primarily to Mouillard’s inventions.

  3. Harry C. Oberholser papers, 1883-1960

    8,400 items. 24 containers. 9.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ornithologist. Chiefly correspondence with ornithologists and other scientists on bird life and bird specimens of the U.S. and other countries, Oberholser's work with scientific organizations, and publication of his books and articles.

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  4. Russell W. Peterson papers, 1917-2004

    46,000 items. 140 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 56 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Environmentalist and governor of Delaware. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, trips and events files, and other papers relating primarily to Peterson's work as an environmentalist and his employment as the chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality, president of New Directions, director of the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress, and president of the National Audubon Society.

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  5. W.L. McAtee papers, 1803-1963

    40,000 items. 116 containers. 46.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biologist and ornithologist. Correspondence, research and writings, field notes and notebooks, poetry, prose, reviews, and other avocational writings, calendars, diaries, memorabilia, scrapbook, wills, and printed matter chiefly documenting McAtee's career as a biologist and ornithologist at the United States Bureau of Biological Survey and its successor, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and as curator of Hemiptera at the Smithsonian Institution.

  6. William T. Hornaday papers, 1866-1975

    40,000 items. 116 containers plus 6 oversize. 47.4 linear feet. 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conservationist, zoologist, and taxidermist. Correspondence, diaries and journals, production materials for articles and books, notebooks, financial papers, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting Hornaday's career, particularly as director of New York Zoological Park, 1896-1926.

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  7. Keidel family papers, 1821-1937

    3,000 items. 5 containers plus 2 oversize. 2.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Letters from Northern prisons and Civil War records of Herman F. Keidel, biographical material relating to Louis J. Keidel, family letters from the second generation of the Keidel family in America, and correspondence and other papers of George C. Keidel.

  8. Ruthven Deane bookplate collection

    13,538 items : chiefly bookplate prints.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection comprises thousands of bookplates from North America and Europe, primarily from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, collected by Ruthven Deane. Common subjects of the bookplates include portraits, books, authors, animals, heraldry, angling, drama, public libraries, medical professionals, academic institutions, and notable figures. Also included are Deane's record books pertaining to this collection, publications on bookplates, some artists' proofs, and Deane's correspondence engaging with other bookplate collectors.

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