Mary Bond collection circa 1900-1998


Mary Bond collection circa 1900-1998

Mary Wickham Bond (1898-1997) was an author, the wife of ornithologist James Bond, and a resident of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. The Mary Bond collection, circa 1900-1998, includes poems, articles, scrapbooks, correspondence, notes, lists, photographs, and magazine articles.

2.75 Linear feet


SNAC Resource ID: 6328070

Chestnut Hill Historical Society

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Bond, James, 1900-1989 (person)

Bond, Mary Wickham (person)

James Bond (1900-1989) was a leading American ornithologist. He was born on January 4, 1900 in Philadelphia. He attended St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire; Harrow School in England; and Cambridge University, where he received his Bachelor's degree in 1922. In 1925, Bond began working for the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, eventually rising to the position of Curator of Birds. He was an expert in Caribbean birds and wrote the definitive book on the subject, Birds of the We...