Georgia Ornithological Society records

Georgia Ornithological Society records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Georgia Ornithological Society.
Creator: Greene, Earle R.
Creator: Smith, Robert Windsor
Title: Georgia Ornithological Society records
Dates: 1896-1975
Quantity: 3.7 Linear feet (9 document boxes, 1 oversize folder B)
Abstract:The collection consists of records of the Georgia Ornithological Society from 1936-1950s, and two of its members from 1896-1975. Records include correspondence, minutes, financial reports, bird lists, membership lists, printed material, photographs, and a scrapbook (1936-1943) documenting the Society's early history. In addition, the collection includes notebooks (1896-1901) of Robert Windsor Smith, in which he denotes detailed records on weather and bird sightings in DeKalb County (Ga.) and Kirkwood (Ga.) Also included are materials relating to Earle R. Greene including his notes on Florida birds (1924-1966), photographs, daily journals (1968-1975) of a personal nature, and publications in which he appears.
Coll. Number: ms1219

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia Ornithological Society was organized in 1936.


Arrangement

Arranged into 3 series: Series 1. Official Organizational records; Series 2. Robert W. Smith papers; and Series 3. Earl R. Greene papers.

Series 3. Earl R. Greene papers is further subdivided into 4 subseries: Manuscripts; Daily journals; General files; and Photographs and graphic materials


Index Terms

Associations, institutions, etc.--Georgia.
Bird watchers--Georgia.
Bird watching--Florida.
Bird watching--Georgia.
Birds--Florida.
Birds--Georgia--Societies, etc.
DeKalb County (Ga.)
Diaries.
Ornithology--Georgia--Societies, etc.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Georgia Ornithological Society records, MS 1219 . Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Official Organizational records

BoxFolder
11Official Records Charter, by-laws
2-5Official Correspondence
BoxItem
21Scrapbook
BoxFolder
101Minutes, 1936-1956
2Minutes, 1957-1973
3Minutes, 1974-1987
4Minutes, 1988-1995
5Minutes, 1996-2003
6Minutes, 1973-1988
BoxFolder
111Newsletters- "Oriole Chirps", 1960-1968
2Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.1-v.5
3Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.6-10
4Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.11-15
5Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.16-20
6Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.21-25
7Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.26-30
BoxFolder
121Organizational, hostorical, and miscellaneous material
2Membership lists
3Meeting announcements and programs, 1996-2004
 

Series 2: Robert W. Smith papers

BoxFolder
31-5Observations, 1896-1900
 

Series 3: Earl R. Greene papers



Manuscripts

BoxFolder
41 A Lifetime With the Birds
2Notes on Florida Birds
3Birds to See
4North American Birds
BoxFolder
51-2Articles
3American Ornithologists Union
4Library of Congress
5The Life List
6Okeefenokee Nat'l Wildlife Refuge



Subseries 3B: Daily Journals

BoxFolder
571910
BoxFolder
611968-1970
2January - May 1971
3June - September 1971
4September 1971 - August 1973
5February 1972 - July 1974
6September 1973 - October 1974
7November 1974 - March 1975



Subseries 3C: General files

BoxFolder
71Nat'l Wildlife Refuge
2Correspondence & Photos
3Miscellaneous Publications



Subseries 3D: Photographs and graphic materials

Subseries 3D1 Birds
BoxFolder
81Cardinals
2Condors
3Dippers
4Doves
5Ducks
6Eagles
7Egrets
8Geese
9Gulls
10Herons
11Jays
12Juncos
13Magpies
14Mockingbird
15Nighthawks
16Nutcrackers
17Owls
18Plovers
19Sparrows
20Spoonbills
21Terns
22Vireos
23Warblers
24Woodpeckers
Subseries 3D2 Clubs, Organizations, etc.
BoxFolder
825600 Club
26American Ornithologists Union
27Atlanta Bird Club
28Cooper Ornithological Society
29Georgia Ornithological Society
30Georgia Society of Naturalists
31Louisiana Ornithological Society
32U.S. Biological Survey
33Urner Club
34Subseries 3D3 Deer
Subseries 3D4 Misc. photos kept together as a group
BoxFolder
835People & places in Arizona, California, Louisiana, & Texas
36People & places in California & Georgia, Indian River Audubon Society on field trip
37People & places in Canada, Colorado, & Michigan
38People & places in Arizona & Texas
39People & places in California
Subseries 3D5 People
BoxFolder
840Allis, Fred & Petey
41Cruickshank, Alan
42Dorst, Jean
43Draper, Jesse
44Greene, Charles A.
45Greene, Earle R.
46Greene, Earle & others
47Jarrard, Berma L.
48Key, James and Mary
49Mack, Wilmoth C.
50Odum, Eugene
51Peters, Harold Seymour
52Peterson, Roger Tory
53Rogers, Wallace
54Stove (Mr. & Mrs.)?
55Unidentified people
Subseries 3D6 Places
BoxFolder
91California - Big Bear Lake
2California - Green Valley
3California - Los Angeles - Greene (Earle & Ruth) Home
4California - Mt. Whitney
5California - Yosemite
6Florida - Cape Kennedy (vic.)
7-8Florida - Key West
9-10Georgia - Okeefenokee Swamp
11Georgia - Okeefenokee Swamp & vicinity
12Georgia - Thomasville (vic.) Sherwood Plantation
13Louisiana
14North Carolina - Asheville - Liberty Hall
15North Carolina - Great Smoky Mountains National Park
16North Carolina - Lake Mattamuskeet
17Ontario - Ottawa - National Museum of Canada
18Oregon - Crater Lake
19Tennessee - Sewanee
20Utah - Bald Mt.
21Unidentified places
22Subseries 3D7 Trees
23Subseries 3D8 Prints, Artworks, etc.
Subseries 3D9 Rolled up Photographs
BoxItem
924American Ornithologists' Union - 71st stated meeting
25American Ornithologists' Union - 73rd stated meeting
26American Ornithologists' Union - 75th anniversary meeting
Oversize photographs
Oversized_FolderItem
1B1-5American Ornithologists' Union (5)
6-8Great White Heron (3), 1941 Jan. 23
9Blue Geese (1), 1944