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.

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.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

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

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

1Hawk, Red-tailed
1Hawk, Red-tailed
1Kite, Swallow-tailed
1Kite, Mississippi
1Falcon, Peregrine
1Hawk, Red-shouldered
1Hawk, Red-shouldered
1Hawk, Sharp-shinned
1Hawk, Sparrow
1Owl, Screech
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
1Cuckoo, Yellow-billed
1Flycatcher, Great Crested
1Kingbird, Eastern
1Phoebe, Eastern
1Blackbird, Red-winged
1Cowbird, Brown-headed
1Meadowlark, Eastern
1Tanager, Summer
1Towhee, Rufous-sided
1Oriole, Orchard
1Oriole, Orchard
1Bluebird, Eastern
1Bunting, Indigo
1Thrush, Wood
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
1Warbler, Hooded
1Warbler, Prairie
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
1Yellowlegs, Lesser
1Sandpiper, Solitary
1Sandpiper, Spotted
1Sandpiper, Least
1Pipit, Water
1Woodcock, American
1Snipe, Common
1Coot, American
1Merganser, Hooded
1Duck, Wood
1Duck, Ring-necked
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
1Teal, Green-winged
1Teal, Green-winged
1Grebe, Pied-billed
1Eagle, Bald
1Hawk, Cooper's
1Owl, Barred
1Grackle, Common
1Blackbird, Rusty
1Woodpecker, Pileated
1Woodpecker, Hairy
1Woodpecker, Red-headed
1Hummingbird, Ruby-throated
1Thrasher, Brown
1Tanager, Summer
1Kinglet, Ruby-crowned
1Martin, Purple
1Nighthawk, Common
1Dove, Mourning
1Teal, Blue-winged
1Teal, Blue-winged
1Pelican, White