John Abbot bird prints slide collection

John Abbot bird prints slide collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Abbot, John, 1751-1840
Title: John Abbot bird prints slide collection
Dates: undated
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms1360a

Biographical/Historical Note

"Naturalist and artist John Abbot advanced the knowledge of the flora and fauna of the South by sending superbly mounted specimens and exquisitely detailed illustrations of birds, insects, moths, and butterflies to collectors and scientists. An autobiography detailing his early life was discovered after his death, but little information exists about the nearly sixty-five years he spent in Georgia." - "John Abbot." New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved July 24, 2008. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of slides of John Abbot's bird prints. Among the birds depicted are the Carolina Chickadee, the Bald Eagle, the Savannah Sparrow, and several species of hawks, owls, woodpeckers, etc.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Bald eagle--Pictorial works.
Bald eagle--Slides.
Birds--Pictorial works.
Birds--Slides.
Carolina chickadee--Pictorial works.
Carolina chickadee--Slides.
Hawks--Pictorial works.
Hawks--Slides.
Owls--Pictorial works.
Owls--Slides.
Prints (visual works)
Savannah sparrow--Pictorial works.
Savannah sparrow--Slides.
Slides (photographs)
Woodpeckers--Pictorial works.
Woodpeckers--Slides.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Abbot bird prints slide collection, undated. MS 1360a. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
binder
1Hawk, Red-tailed
 
1Hawk, Red-tailed
 
Box
1Kite, Swallow-tailed
 
binder
1Kite, Mississippi
 
1Falcon, Peregrine
 
1Hawk, Red-shouldered
 
1Hawk, Red-shouldered
 
1Hawk, Sharp-shinned
 
1Hawk, Sparrow
 
1Owl, Screech
 
1Chuck-will's-widow
 
1Parakeet, Carolina
 
1Jay, Blue
 
1Waxwing, Cedar
 
1Woodpecker, Ivory-billed
 
1Flicker, Yellow-shafted
 
1Woodpecker, Red-headed
 
1Woodpecker, Red-bellied
 
1Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied
 
1Woodpecker, Downy
 
1Kingfisher, Belted
 
1Pigeon, Passenger
 
1Robin
 
1Cuckoo, Yellow-billed
 
1Flycatcher, Great Crested
 
1Catbird
 
1Kingbird, Eastern
 
1Phoebe, Eastern
 
1Blackbird, Red-winged
 
1Cowbird, Brown-headed
 
1Bobolink
 
1Meadowlark, Eastern
 
1Cardinal
 
1Tanager, Summer
 
1Towhee, Rufous-sided
 
1Oriole, Orchard
 
1Oriole, Orchard
 
1Bluebird, Eastern
 
1Bunting, Indigo
 
1Thrush, Wood
 
1Ovenbird
 
1Waterthrush, Northern
 
1Warbler, Worm-eating
 
1Vireo, Red-eyed
 
1Titmouse, Tufted
 
1Sparrow, Fox
 
1Sparrow, White-throated
 
1Sparrow, Savannah
 
1Sparrow, Bachman's
 
1Sparrow, Song
 
1Sparrow, LeConte's
 
1Nuthatch, White-breasted
 
1Warbler, Black-and-white
 
1Chickadee, Carolina
 
1Nuthatch, Brown-headed
 
1Redstart, American
 
1Warbler, Black-throated Blue
 
1Gnatcatcher, Blue-gray
 
1Vireo, White-eyed
 
1Warbler, Kentucky
 
1Warbler, Palm
 
1Warbler, Myrtle
 
1Warbler, Prothonotary
 
1Warbler, Yellow
 
1Yellowthroat
 
1Warbler, Hooded
 
1Warbler, Prairie
 
1Yellowthroat
 
1Warbler, Parula
 
1Warbler, Yellow-throated
 
1Wren, Carolina
 
1Wren, Short-billed Marsh
 
1Wren, Winter
 
1Crane, Sandhill
 
1Heron, Great Blue
 
1Egret, Common
 
1Heron, Black-crowned Night
 
1Heron, Little Blue
 
1Bittern, American
 
1Bittern, Least
 
1Heron, Green
 
1Ibis, White
 
1Ibis, White
 
1Ibis, Wood
 
1Rail, King
 
1Sora
 
1Killdeer
 
1Yellowlegs, Lesser
 
1Sandpiper, Solitary
 
1Sandpiper, Spotted
 
1Sandpiper, Least
 
1Pipit, Water
 
1Woodcock, American
 
1Snipe, Common
 
1Coot, American
 
1Merganser, Hooded
 
1Canvasback
 
1Duck, Wood
 
1Duck, Ring-necked
 
1Bufflehead
 
1Vulture, Turkey
 
1Vulture, Black
 
1Hawk, Sharp-shinned
 
1Hawk, Sparrow
 
1Owl, Great Horned
 
1Shrike, Loggerhead
 
1Blackbird, Red-winged
 
1Oriole, Orchard
 
1Cowbird, Brown-headed
 
1Woodpecker, Red-cockaded
 
1Creeper, Brown
 
1Creeper (?)
 
1Blackbird, Rusty
 
1Thrush, Hermit
 
1Junco, Slate-colored
 
1Bunting, Painted
 
1Sparrow, Swamp
 
1Sparrow, Chipping
 
1Warbler, Pine
 
1Wren, Bewick's
 
1Kinglet, Golden-crowned
 
1Spoonbill, Roseate
 
1Heron, Little Blue
 
1Merganser, Hooded
 
1Goose, Canada
 
1Duck, Black
 
1Wigeon, American
 
1Pintail
 
1Teal, Green-winged
 
1Teal, Green-winged
 
1Anhinga
 
1Grebe, Pied-billed
 
1Eagle, Bald
 
1Hawk, Cooper's
 
1Owl, Barred
 
1Grackle, Common
 
1Blackbird, Rusty
 
1Woodpecker, Pileated
 
1Woodpecker, Hairy
 
1Woodpecker, Red-headed
 
1Bobolink
 
1Hummingbird, Ruby-throated
 
1Thrasher, Brown
 
1Mockingbird
 
1Tanager, Summer
 
1Kinglet, Ruby-crowned
 
1Martin, Purple
 
1Nighthawk, Common
 
1Dove, Mourning
 
1Bobwhite
 
1Teal, Blue-winged
 
1Teal, Blue-winged
 
1Pelican, White