Letters. 1894-1941.


Letters. 1894-1941.

Sixteen A.L.S. (1894-1902), three with A. envelopes, to Robinson from Allen, Bangs, Bendire, Brewster, Garman, Henshaw, Lucas, Miller, Scudder, Stone, Strecker, Taylor, and Thaxter, and T.L.S. (1941 Nov. 6) to Mrs. Robinson from Wetmore.

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Brewster, William, 1851-1919

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William Brewster (1851-1919) was a renowned American amateur ornithologist, first president of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, and a president of the American Ornithologists' Union. He was an avid collector of birds and their nests and eggs, and collected over forty thousand specimens from 1861 until his death in 1919. His collection, bequeathed to the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, is considered one of the finest private collections of North American birds ever assemble...

Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956

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Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., (1869-1956) was born in Peterboro, New York, on December 6, 1869, and grew up on a large estate in central New York. In this relatively isolated setting and through the influence of his great uncle, an ornithologist, Miller developed an early interest in natural history. Following his graduation from Harvard in 1894, Miller joined the Biological Survey in the Department of Agriculture and worked under Clinton Hart Merriam. In 1898 he joined the United States National Mu...

Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932

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Strecker, Herman, 1836-1901

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Garman, Samuel, 1843-1927

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Entomologist with Powell expedition. From the description of Letters, 1868-1869. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 14972970 ...

Bendire, Charles, 1836-1897

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Honorary curator of the Department of Oology, Smithsonian Institution; author of Life Histories of North American Birds (1892-1895). From the description of Letters : to J.L. Davison, 1890-1893. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936585 Ornithologist and U.S. Army officer. Full name: Charles Emil Bendire. From the description of Charles Bendire papers, 1874-1919 (bulk 1884-1896). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82551819 Charles Emil Bendi...

Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929

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Frederic A. (Augustus) Lucas (1852-1929) was a museum curator and adminstrator. He was born in Plymouth, MA on March 25, 1852. He received an honorary D.Sc. degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1909. Lucas began his career at Ward's Natural Science Establishment in Rochester, NY. There he practiced taxidermy, osteology and museum technique. He transferred to the U.S. National Museum in 1882 and remained there until 1904. From 1904-1911 he was curator-in-chief of the Museum of the Brooklyn...

Dibner, Bern.

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Thaxter, Roland, 1858-1932

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American botanist. Educated at Harvard University (A.B. 1882, Ph.D. 1888). Assistant Professor of Cryptogamic Botany at Harvard, 1891-1901; Professor of Cryptogamic Botany, 1901-1919; Professor Emeritus, to 1932. Honorary Curator of Farlow Herbarium, Harvard. American editor of Annals of Botany. From the description of Papers of Roland Thaxter, 1882-1933 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 177498276 ...

Scudder, Samuel Hubbard, 1837-1911

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Epithet: palaeontologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x0001c4 Samuel H. Scudder was an American entomologist and paleontologist. Scudder specialized in the study of Orthoptera, which at that time was defined to include grasshoppers, crickets, cockroaches and other insects. He also did extensive work on the classification of Lepidoptera and Coleoptera (beetles), and was a pion...

Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921

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Ornithologist, Curator in the Dept. of Mammalogy and Ornithology, American Museum of Natural History. From the description of Correspondence, 1870-1920, 1899-1903 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155513490 Ornithologist at the American Museum of Natural History. From the description of Correspondence, 1868-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155510520 Canadian geologist Robert Bell directed the Geological Survey of Canada from 1901-1906. ...

Taylor, Charles Bell, 1829-1909

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Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

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(Frank) Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978), ornithologist, avian paleontologist, and science administrator, was the sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, serving from 1945 to 1952. He was born in North Freedom, Wisconsin, the son of Nelson Franklin and Emma Amelia (Woodworth) Wetmore. He developed an early interest in birds and at the age of eight made his first field journal entry--an observation on the pelican recorded on a family vacation to Florida in 1894. His first published paper, "M...

Robinson, Wirt, 1864-

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Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941

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Henshaw was an entomologist and served as Director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University from 1912 to 1927. From the description of Additional Letters from various correspondents, 1849-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83225093 From the guide to the Additional letters from various correspondents, 1849-1931., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Gilbert White (1720-1793) was a pioneering British naturalist...

Stone, Witmer, 1866-1939

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