Herbert W. Kale II papers

Herbert W. Kale II papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Georgia Ornithological Society.
Title: Herbert W. Kale II papers
Dates: 1957-1976
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (2 folders housed with minor collections MS 3624- MS 3640)
Coll. Number: ms3625(m).TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Herbert W. Kale (1931-1995) was a bird enthusiast and scholar. He was involved in the Georgia Ornithological Society while he lived in Georgia, and was a driving force behind a bill to protect wild birds. He later moved to Florida, where he published the books "Florida's Birds: A Handbook and Reference" and "Rare and Endangered Biota of Florida: Birds." The Wildlife Society of Florida has an award named in his honor.

The Georgia Ornithological Society (founded 1936) is the principal birding and bird conservation organization in Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection of consists of correspondence to and from Herbert W. Kale II. Most of the material is related to the Georgia Ornithological Society, in particular their efforts to pass a bill concerning bird conservation.


Arranged in chronological order and by record type.

Index Terms

Bird watchers--Georgia.
Birds--Georgia--Societies, etc.
Georgia Ornithological Society.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Herbert W. Kale II papers, MS 3625. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2Georgia Ornithological Society