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Iowa Ornithological Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0581

Scope and Content

The collection (1895-1897) consists of one bound manuscript notebook containing minutes of the first through third annual congresses, 1895-1897, a list of members, its constitution, news clippings, and correspondence.

Dates

  • 1895-1897

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

The Iowa Ornithological Association was organized on 15 June 1894 in order to "promote more thorough study of the birds" of the state of Iowa. The association was to complete most of its work through correspondence. Active members were to send their observations every three months to the secretary for publication.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 half-document box)

Arrangement

The collection is organized Chronologically.

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.
Title
MS-0581. Iowa Ornithological Association records, 1895-1897
Date
January 11, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
(515) 294-6672