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Georgia Ornithological Society records

Georgia Ornithological Society records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Georgia Ornithological Society records
Creator: Georgia Ornithological Society
Creator: Greene, Earle R.
Creator: Smith, Robert Windsor
Inclusive Dates: 1896-1975
Language: English
Extent: 3.7 Linear Feet (9 document boxes, 1 oversize folder B)
Collection Number: ms1219
Repository: Hargrett Library
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.

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Georgia Ornithological Society was organized in 1936.

Organization and 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


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

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.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Official Organizational records

boxfolder
11Official Records Charter, by-laws
12-5Official Correspondence
boxitem
21Scrapbook
boxfolder
101Minutes, 1936-1956
102Minutes, 1957-1973
103Minutes, 1974-1987
104Minutes, 1988-1995
105Minutes, 1996-2003
106Minutes, 1973-1988
boxfolder
111Newsletters- "Oriole Chirps", 1960-1968
112Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.1-v.5
113Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.6-10
114Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.11-15
115Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.16-20
116Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.21-25
117Newsletters- "Goshawk" v.26-30
boxfolder
121Organizational, hostorical, and miscellaneous material
122Membership lists
123Meeting announcements and programs, 1996-2004
 

Robert W. Smith papers

boxfolder
31-5Observations, 1896-1900
 

Earl R. Greene papers



Manuscripts

boxfolder
41 A Lifetime With the Birds
42Notes on Florida Birds
43Birds to See
44North American Birds
boxfolder
51-2Articles
53American Ornithologists Union
54Library of Congress
55The Life List
56Okeefenokee Nat'l Wildlife Refuge



Daily Journals

boxfolder
571910
boxfolder
611968-1970
62January - May 1971
63June - September 1971
64September 1971 - August 1973
65February 1972 - July 1974
66September 1973 - October 1974
67November 1974 - March 1975



General files

boxfolder
71Nat'l Wildlife Refuge
72Correspondence & Photos
73Miscellaneous Publications



Photographs and graphic materials

Birds
boxfolder
81Cardinals
82Condors
83Dippers
84Doves
85Ducks
86Eagles
87Egrets
88Geese
89Gulls
810Herons
811Jays
812Juncos
813Magpies
814Mockingbird
815Nighthawks
816Nutcrackers
817Owls
818Plovers
819Sparrows
820Spoonbills
821Terns
822Vireos
823Warblers
824Woodpeckers
Clubs, Organizations, etc.
boxfolder
825600 Club
826American Ornithologists Union
827Atlanta Bird Club
828Cooper Ornithological Society
829Georgia Ornithological Society
830Georgia Society of Naturalists
831Louisiana Ornithological Society
832U.S. Biological Survey
833Urner Club
834Deer
Misc. photos kept together as a group
boxfolder
835People & places in Arizona, California, Louisiana, & Texas
836People & places in California & Georgia, Indian River Audubon Society on field trip
837People & places in Canada, Colorado, & Michigan
838People & places in Arizona & Texas
839People & places in California
People
boxfolder
840Allis, Fred & Petey
841Cruickshank, Alan
842Dorst, Jean
843Draper, Jesse
844Greene, Charles A.
845Greene, Earle R.
846Greene, Earle & others
847Jarrard, Berma L.
848Key, James and Mary
849Mack, Wilmoth C.
850Odum, Eugene
851Peters, Harold Seymour
852Peterson, Roger Tory
853Rogers, Wallace
854Stove (Mr. & Mrs.)?
855Unidentified people
Places
boxfolder
91California - Big Bear Lake
92California - Green Valley
93California - Los Angeles - Greene (Earle & Ruth) Home
94California - Mt. Whitney
95California - Yosemite
96Florida - Cape Kennedy (vic.)
97-8Florida - Key West
99-10Georgia - Okeefenokee Swamp
911Georgia - Okeefenokee Swamp & vicinity
912Georgia - Thomasville (vic.) Sherwood Plantation
913Louisiana
914North Carolina - Asheville - Liberty Hall
915North Carolina - Great Smoky Mountains National Park
916North Carolina - Lake Mattamuskeet
917Ontario - Ottawa - National Museum of Canada
918Oregon - Crater Lake
919Tennessee - Sewanee
920Utah - Bald Mt.
921Unidentified places
922Trees
923Prints, Artworks, etc.
Rolled up Photographs
boxitem
924American Ornithologists' Union - 71st stated meeting
925American Ornithologists' Union - 73rd stated meeting
926American Ornithologists' Union - 75th anniversary meeting
Oversize photographs
oversized_folderitem
1B1-5American Ornithologists' Union (5)
1B6-8Great White Heron (3), 1941 Jan. 23
1B9Blue Geese (1), 1944