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Guide to the Audubon Association of the Pacific Records, 1917-1945
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Box 1, folder 1

Material, 1917-1918.

Scope and Content Note

Relating to investigation of destruction of migratory birds at lighthouses. Included is a file of reports by California lighthouse keepers.
folder 2

One folder, 1919.

Scope and Content Note

Concerning the pros and cons of the science of oölogy.
folder 3-9

Files, 1917-Apr. 1934.

Scope and Content Note

These files include a copy of the 1917 constitution and by-laws; report of field trip of June 17, 1917; letters from American consuls in Mexico, Japan, Panama, Australia, Hongkong, Singapore, Ceylon, Siam, India, Trinidad and Burma, concerning oil pollution; articles on the dangers to bird life of oil polluted water (1917-1919 folder); emblem of the association; broadcast on oil pollution, Apr. 10, 1924; A. S. Kibbe's broadcast on Audubon, May 4, 1924 (1920-1924 folder); broadcast on Audubon, May 4, 1927 (2); annual reports, Sept. 14, 1927, Sept. 26, 1928, and Sept. 1930; poll re publication of the Gull, 1930; notes on bird life in the Farallons; material re choice of California state bird; papers re creation of a bird sanctuary in Lake Merced.
Box 2, folder 10-14

Files, May 1934-1945.

Scope and Content Note

Mainly routine correspondence re memberships and subscriptions. Some material re Lake Merced included.
folder 15

Clippings re birds

folder 16

Photostats of some issues of the Gull

folder 17

Misc. publications re birds

folder 18

Miscellaneous stationary, forms and brochures of the Association

folder 19

Reports, resolutions and membership list, 1931-1932

Box 3

Accounts, 1926-1940

 

Minutes, 1930-1942

Physical Description: (1 v.)

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Abbott, Clinton Gilbert, 1881-

folder (folder 9)

Jan. 18, 1934

folder (folder 10)

July 30-31, 1934

 

Allen, Robert Porter

see National Association of Audubon Societies

 

American Game Protective and Propagation Association

folder (folder 4)

Apr. 15, 28, 1924, by Wakefield Dort.

 

Anthony, Harold Elmer, 1890-

see National Research Council

 

Associated Oil Company

folder (folder 3)

Apr. 9, 1917 (copy); Apr. 11, 1919

 

Barnes, R. N.

folder (folder 2)

Apr. 30, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

folder (folder 8)

May 26, 1933

 

Beals, Edward Alden, 1855-

folder (folder 5)

Feb. 13, 1927

 

Bent, Arthur Cleveland, 1866-

folder (folder 2)

May 4, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

 

Bryant, Harold Child, 1886-

folder (folder 2)

May 17, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

folder (folder 3)

June 15, 1917; Apr. 11, 1927

folder (folder 9)

Mar. 28, 1934

 

Buck, Frank Henry, 1887-1942

folder (folder 13)

Nov. 16, 1937

 

Cain, Brighton C.

folder (folders 7-8)

Outgoing letters as President of the Association, 1930-1931

folder (folder 8)

Apr. 10, 27, 1933

 

California. Dept. of Natural Resources. Division of Fish and Game

folder (folder 3)

Apr. 9, 1917 (copy), Apr. 19, 1917 (copy), June 19, 1917

folder (folder 5)

Nov. 12, 1926

folder (folder 11)

June 10, 12, 1935

folder (folder 12)

Mar. 16, 1936

 

California Audubon Society

folder (folder 1)

1917-1918

Scope and Content Note

Folder re destruction of birds at lighthouses.
folder (folder 6)

Oct. 21, Nov. 27, 1928

folder (folder 7)

June 2, 1930

 

Carriger, Henry Ward

folder (folder 2)

May 19, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

 

Carter, Albert Edward, 1881-

folder (folder 13)

Nov. 17, 1937

 

Chambers, W. Lee

folder (folder 2)

May 13, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

 

Commonwealth Club of California

folder (folder 10)

June 27, 1934, by Stuart K. Ward

 

Condor

see Grinnell, Joseph, 1877-1939

 

Cooper Ornithological Club

see Grinnell, Hilda (Wood)

 

Cooper, William Skinner, 1884-

see Ecological Society of America

 

Corbin, William Lee, 1872-

see Smithsonian Institution

 

Dawson, William Leon, 1873-1928

folder (folder 2)

May 14, Aug. 6, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

folder (folder 4)

Apr. 19, 1920,

Scope and Content Note

Re publication of Birds of California.
 

D'Evelyn, Frederick W.

folder (folder 4)

Some outgoing correspondence as President of the Association, 1920

folder (folder 5)

Apr. 18, 27, 1927

folder (folder 7)

May 9, 1930

 

Dickey, Donald Ryder, 1887-1932

folder (folder 2)

May 27, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

 

Dobie, Charles Caldwell, 1881-1943

folder (folder 5)

Mar. 15, 1927 (2)

 

Ecological Society of America

folder (folder 12)

Feb. 29, 1936, by W. S. Cooper; Mar. 16, 1936

 

Elder, David Paul, 1872-1948

folder (folder 8)

Dec. 13, 1933

 

Ellsworth, Rodney Sydes

folder (folder 8)

Mar. 17, 1933

 

Evermann, Barton Warren, 1853-1932

folder (folder 3)

Aug. 26, 1917; May 14, June 12, June 26, 1919

folder (folder 4)

July 26-27, 1920

folder (folder 5)

Mar. 17, 1927

folder (folder 6)

Apr. 30, 1929

 

Field & Stream

folder (folder 4)

Apr. 14, 1924 (Harold McCracken) and Apr. 24, 1924 (R. P. Holland)

 

Finley, William Lovell, 1876-

see Oregon. Fish and Game Commission

 

Fish & Game Development Association

folder (folder 12)

Mar. 3, 1936; Mar. 18, 1936 (2)

 

Fisher, Walter Kenrick, 1878-

folder (folder 3)

Mar. 19, 1919

 

Forbush, Edward Howe, 1858-

see Massachusetts. Dept. of Agriculture

 

Gabrielson, Ira Noel, 1889-

see U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey

 

Grinnell, Hilda (Wood) (Mrs. Joseph Grinnell)

folder (folder 4)

May 27, 1924

folder (folder 5)

Mar. 26, Apr. 10, 1927

folder (folder 10)

Some written as secretary of the Cooper Ornithological Club.

June 17, Oct. 18, 1934

 

Grinnell, Joseph, 1877-1939

folder (folder 1)

Oct. 22, 1917

Scope and Content Note

Re destruction of migratory birds at lighthouses.
folder (folder 2)

May 28, July 5, 18, 29, Aug. 9, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

folder (folder 3)

May 6, 1918; Apr. 14, 1919

folder (folder 5)

Sept. 1, 1926; Apr. 10, 1927

folder (folder 6)

July 23, 1928

folder (folder 6)

July 9, 1929

folder (folder 8)

Some written as editor of the Condor.

Mar. 1, 1932

 

Harwell, Charles Albert

folder (folder 7)

Oct. 26, 1930

folder (folder 8)

Jan. 19 (2), Jan. 31, Mar. 17, Apr., May 21, 1931

folder (folder 11)

Dec. 18, 1935

folder (folder 12)

Jan. 7, 1936

folder (folder 14)

Nov. 6, 1940

 

Haugen, Gilbert Nelson, 1859-1933

folder (folder 7)

June 2, 1930

 

Havenner, Franck Roberts, 1882-

folder (folder 13)

Nov. 17, 1937

 

Henderson, Walter C., 1876-

see U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey

 

Hinckley, Frank Erastus, 1871-1950

folder (folder 3)

June 20, 1917 (signed copy)

 

Holland, Raymond Prunty, 1884-

see Field & Stream

 

International Committee for Bird Preservation

folder (folder 12)

Sept. 30, 1936, by T. Gilbert Pearson

 

Johnson, Hiram Warren, 1866-1945

folder (folder 12)

Mar. 24, Apr. 20, 1936

folder (folder 13)

Nov. 26, 1937

 

Jones, Lynds, 1865-

folder (folder 2)

May 14, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

 

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

folder (folder 2)

May 8, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

folder (folder 5)

Apr. 8, 1927 (unsigned)

 

Kahn, Florence (Prag), 1868-1948

folder (folder 5)

May 26, 1926

folder (folder 6)

Feb. 4, 1929

folder (folder 7)

May 29, Aug. 15, Aug. 23, 1930

folder (folder 12)

Mar. 26, Apr. 15, 1936

 

Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924

folder (folder 3)

July 25, Aug. 7, 1917

 

Keesling, Francis Valentine, 1877-

folder (folder 9)

Feb. 13, 1934

 

Kelly, Junea (Mrs. G. Earle Kelly)

folder (folder 7)

May 9, 1930

folder (folder 9)

Jan. 31, 1934

folder (folder 10)

Sept. 9, Sept. 19, 1934

folder (folder 11)

Mar. 5, Apr. 2, 1935

folder (folder 12)

Also some outgoing letters as President of the Association in 1936

 

Kibbe, Augustus Sayre, d. 1926

folder (folders 4-5)

Outgoing letters as President of the Association, 1921-1926

 

Kibbe, Bessie W. (Mrs. Augustus Sayre Kibbe)

folder (folder 4)

Outgoing letters, mainly as recording secretary of the Association, from 1920

 

Kofoid, Charles Atwood, 1865-1947

folder (folder 8)

May 17, May 30, July 11, 1933

 

Lastreto, Carlos B.

folder (folder 3)

Outgoing letters, mainly as President and corresponding secretary of the Association from 1917

 

Lea, Clarence Frederick, 1874-

folder (folder 13)

Dec. 3, 1937

 

Loomis, Leverett Mills, 1857-1928

folder (folder 5)

Apr. 11, 1927

 

McAdoo, William Gibbs, 1863-1941

folder (folder 13)

Nov. 17, 1937

 

McAtee, Waldo Lee, 1883-

see U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey

 

McCracken, Harold, 1894-

see Field & Stream

 

Mailliard, Joseph, 1857-

folder (folder 5)

Apr. 11, 1927

folder (folder 8)

Sept. 10, 24, 1932

 

Massachusetts. Dept. of Agriculture

folder (folder 4)

Feb. 17, 1922, by E. H. Forbush

 

Massachusetts Audubon Society

folder (folder 7)

May 22, 1930

folder (folder 10)

June 1, 1934, by Winthrop Packard

 

Merriam, Clinton Hart, 1855-1942

folder (folder 11)

Jan. 24, 1935

 

Murphey, Robert Cushman, 1887-

folder (folder 5)

Feb. 23, 1927

 

National Anti-Pollution and Conservation League

folder (folder 4)

June 16, 1926, by David N. Neuberger

 

National Association of Audubon Societies

folder (folder 4)

Feb. 14, 1922 (F. Gilbert Pearson)

folder (folder 5)

Sept. 19, 1927 (F. Gilbert Pearson)

folder (folder 6)

Mar. 26, 1929 (F. Gilbert Pearson)

folder (folder 7)

Aug. 26, Sept. 23, 1930 (E. Whitman Jackson)

folder (folder 8)

Sept. 26, 1932 ( E. Whitman Jackson)

folder (folder 8)

June 29, 1933 (F. G. Pearson)

folder (folder 11)

Mar. 27, 1935 (Warren F. Eaton)

folder (folder 11)

May 8, 1935 (H. W. Collie)

folder (folder 11)

Sept. 24, 1935 (Robert P. Allen)

folder (folder 12)

Sept. 22, 1936 (Richard H. Pough)

folder (folder 13)

Jan. 5, Jan. 30, 1937 (John H. Baker)

folder (folder 13)

Feb. 4, 1937 (R. H. Pough)

folder (folder 13)

Feb. 6, Feb. 20, 1937 (Douglas C. Orbison)

folder (folder 13)

Mar. 3, Mar. 12, May 8, 1937 (J. H. Baker)

folder (folder 14)

Feb. 18, Mar. 24, 1938 (Margaret Brooks)

folder (folder 14)

Oct. 18, 1939 (D. C. Orbison)

 

National Parks Association

folder (folder 12)

[Apr. 1936] by Robert S. Yard

 

National Research Council

folder (folder 13)

Feb. 3, 1937, by H. E. Anthony

 

National Wildlife Federation

folder (folder 14)

June 10, June 30, Oct. 22, 1938

 

Nelson, Edward William, 1855-1934

see U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey

 

Oakland, Calif. Supt. of Parks

folder (folder 9)

Mar. 6, 1934, by Lee S. Kerfoot re Lake Merritt as a bird sanctuary

 

Oregon. Fish and Game Commission

folder (folder 1)

Feb. 6, 1918

Scope and Content Note

(In 1917-1918 folder re destruction of migratory birds at lighthouses)
folder (folder 3)

Feb. 8, May 7, 1919, by William L. Finley

 

Packard, Winthrop, 1862-

see Massachusetts Audubon Society

 

Page, John Chatfield, 1887-

see U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

 

Pearson, Thomas Gilbert, 1873-

see National Association of Audubon Societies

See also International Committee for Bird Preservation

 

Pemberton, J. R.

folder (folder 2)

May 7, July 22, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

 

Ray, Milton Smith, 1881-1946

folder (folder 2)

May 10, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

 

Rhodes, H. W.

folder (folder 1)

1917-1918

Scope and Content Note

Re destruction of migratory birds at lighthouses.
folder (folder 3)

Mar. 21, Mar. 23, Apr. 24, 1917; Mar. 6, Apr. 15, 1919

folder (folder 4)

June 16, 1921

folder (folder 7)

Apr. 19, Aug. 21, 1930

Scope and Content Note

Written as inspector and later superintendent, 18th lighthouse District, California
 

Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932

see Smithsonian Institution

 

Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929

folder (folder 2)

May 7, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

 

Robertson, A. Willis, 1887-

folder (folder 9)

Mar. 25, 1934

folder (folder 10)

May 30, Dec. 19, 1934

 

Rossi, Angelo Joseph, 1878-1948

see San Francisco. Mayor

 

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

folder (folder 1)

1917-1918

Scope and Content Note

Re destruction of migratory birds at lighthouses.
Included are blueprint drawings for bird rests for lighthouses.
 

San Francisco. Mayor

folder (folder 11)

Jan. 8, 1935, by Angelo J. Rossi (copy only)

 

Sheppard, Harry Richard, 1885-

folder (folder 13)

Nov. 22, 1937

 

Shortridge, Samuel Morgan, 1861-1952

folder (folder 7)

May 29, 1930

 

Smithsonian Institution

folder (folder 5)

Sept. 10, 1926 (Charles W. Richmond)

folder (folder 9)

Feb. 19, Apr. 10, 1934 (William L. Corbin)

 

Standard Oil Company of California

folder (folder 3)

Apr. 11, 1917 (copy); May 8, 10, 1917

 

Stephens, Laura A.

folder (folder 6)

Outgoing letters as treasurer of the Association from 1929

 

Stoner, Emerson A.

folder (folder 8)

Dec. 9, 1932; July 18, Dec. 27, 1933

folder (folder 11)

Jan. 31, Feb. 18, 1935

folder (folder 12)

Feb. 6, Aug. 27, Dec. 23, Dec. 27, 1936

folder (folder 13)

Jan. 7, Jan. 20, 1937

folder (folder 14)

Jan. 11, 1938; May 12, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Re birds of Benicia.
 

Storer, Tracy Irwin, 1889-

folder (folder 2)

June 2, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

folder (folder 4)

Aug. 20, Dec. 3, 1920

folder (folder 5)

Feb. 16, Apr. 12, 1927

folder (folder 7)

Oct. 17, 1930 (copy)

 

Swarth, Harry Schelwald, 1878-

folder (folder 2)

May 8, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

folder (folder 5)

Apr. 13, 1927

folder (folder 11)

Aug. 15, 1935

 

Taverner, Percy Algernon, 1875-

folder (folder 2)

May 7, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

 

Todd, Walter Edmond Clyde, 1874-

folder (folder 2)

May 1, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

 

Union Oil Company California

folder (folder 3)

Apr.10, 1917 (copy)

folder (folder 4)

Apr. 16, May 26, June 14, Aug. 8 (copy)

folder (folder 4)

Nov. 8, 1920 (copy); July 23, 1920 (enclosure to letter of Evermann, copy)

 

U.S. Bureau of Biological Survey

folder (folder 3)

Apr. 13, 1917 (copy), by E. W. Nelson

folder (folder 4)

July 20, 1920 (W. C. Henderson)

folder (folder 4)

Mar. 28, 1922 (W. C. Henderson)

folder (folder 5)

May 5, 1926 (E. Nelson)

folder (folder 10)

Mar. 3, 1934 (George Tonkin)

folder (folder 10)

Mar. 5, 1934 (E. E. Horn)

folder (folder 10)

Mar. 24, 1934 (George Tonkin)

folder (folder 11)

July 12, 1935 (Ira N. Gabrielson)

folder (folder 12)

Nov. 13, 1936 (W. L. McAtee, copy only)

folder (folder 13)

Feb. 15, 1937 (Hugh M. Worcester, copy only)

folder (folder 13)

July 12, 1937 (W. C. Henderson)

 

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

folder (folder 12)

Apr. 17, 1936

folder (folder 13)

July 17, 1937, by John C. Page

 

U.S. National Park Service

folder (folder 12)

Mar. 21, 1936 (Lawrence C. Merrian)

folder (folder 12)

Apr. 1, 1936 (E. Lowell Sumner)

folder (folder 12)

June 24, 1936 (E. Lowell Sumner, copy only)

folder (folder 13)

Nov. 23, 1937 (A. E. Demaray)

 

Webb, Joseph James, 1878-1958

folder (folder 5)

June 6, Aug. 8, 1927

folder (folder 8)

Outgoing letters as president, member and corresponding secretary from 1931

 

Welch, Richard Joseph, 1869-1949

folder (folder 7)

May 26, 1930

folder (folder 12)

Mar. 23, 1936

folder (folder 13)

Nov. 17, 1937

 

Wilbur, Ray Lyman, 1875-1949

folder (folder 2)

May 13, 1919 (In folder re oölogy)

folder (folder 5)

Apr. 8, 1927

 

Yard, Robert Sterling, 1861-

see National Parks Association