10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ornithology.

  1. 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.

  2. T.S. Palmer papers, 1877-1954

    20,100 items ; 69 containers ; 28.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naturalist, author and ornithologist. Correspondence, diaries, drafts of speeches, articles, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorandum books, and photographs. Much of the correspondence relates to the American Ornithologists' Union, of which Palmer was secretary, 1917-1937.

  3. 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...

  4. John Kieran papers, 1917-1985

    400 items ; 2 containers ; .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naturalist, author, and sports columnist. Correspondence, annotated transcripts of his World War I diary, nature diary, ornithological notes, essays, notes and drafts of writings, clippings, and a photograph pertaining to Kieran's career as a sports columnist and panelist of the radio and television program, Information Please, as well as to his expertise in ornithology and natural history.

  5. Charles Bendire papers, 1874-1919

    1,200 items ; 6 containers ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ornithologist and army officer. Chiefly letters from ornithologists and naturalists relating to Bendire’s activities as honorary curator of the Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution.

  6. A.K. Fisher papers, 1827-1957

    17,000 items ; 55 containers plus 2 oversize ; 24 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Botanist, naturalist, and zoologist. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, articles and speeches, family papers, field notes and records, memoranda, reports, drawings, bibliographic cards on birds, plants, and animals, maps, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Fisher's activities as an ornithologist and vertebrate zoologist.

  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. 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.

  9. 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...

  10. Vannevar Bush papers, 1901-1974

    60,000 items ; 186 containers ; 74.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, engineer, government official, and science administrator. The collection relates primarily to Vannevar Bush's role as coordinator of the scientific community for defense efforts during and after World War II when he served as chairman of the National Defense Research Committee and director of its successor, the Office of Scientific Research and Development, where he supervised the...