Accession memoranda, [ca. 1899-1920].


Accession memoranda, [ca. 1899-1920].

Memoranda regarding accessions to the animal collections, composed by J. Alden Loring, William Beebe, Raymond L. Ditmars, and Lee S. Crandall to William T. Hornaday.

1.8 linear ft.

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