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Stone, Witmer, 1866-1939



  • Existence: 1866 - 1939

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Wilson, Copper plates

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0427
Scope and Contents

Engraved copper plates from which 10 of the illustrations of Wilson's American Ornithology were printed, namely pls. 1-5, 7-9 of vol. 1 and pls. 10-11 of v. 2. 26 x 33 cm. These were engraved by Alexander Lawson and are accompanied by a carbon of the letter of appreciation of the Academy to the donor.

Dates: 1808-1810

Alexander Wilson's Double-Barreled Shotgun

 Item — no container: 1
Identifier: ANSP-2011-034-Artifact
Scope and Contents

Hammer lock double barreled shotgun, maybe 20 gauge. Probably walnut right-handed stock with raised cheek piece. Includes ramrod, with pineapple decor forward of the trigger guard.

Dates: circa 1790s-1800s

Angelo Heilprin Papers: Expedition to Yucatan and Mexico

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0007
Scope and Contents This expedition, the first official one of the Academy, included J. E. Ives, Roberts LeBoutillier, Witmer Stone and Frank C. Baker in the party. Arriving on the 22nd of February, they covered the territory of the northwestern part of Yucatan and the Mexican highlands in the vicinity of Orizaba. Natural history specimens were gathered and photographic records of the ecological conditions and the contours of the country through which they travelled, were taken. The short time spent in the...
Dates: 1890

ANSP Botanical Section Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0507
Scope and Contents

Papers, letters, documents and memoranda of historical interest. Botanical Section, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Book started January 22, 1901, by John W. Harshberger, Ph.D., Recorder. More than half of the items consist of program or meeting announcements of the many local botanical groups.

Gift of the Section.

Dates: 1885-1902

Arthur Cleveland Bent Correspondence to Witmer Stone

 Collection — Box: Small Collections 12
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0550
Scope and Contents

Collection of letters written from Bent to Witmer Stone, concerning ornithological topics.

Dates: 1903-1937

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club records

Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0074
Scope and Contents Includes constitution, minutes, lists and photographs of members, treasurer's reports, programs, scrapbook of activities, 1890-99, and general historical papers and correspondence.Signers of letters and documents: Baily, William L. (14) 1890-1900; Baker, Charles H. 1900; Batchelder, C. F. 1892; Bendix, Charles E. 1892; Bicknell, Eugene P. 1895; Bishop, Louis B. 1898; Bissegger, John B. 1896; Buller, W. H. (2) 1895-98; Bush, Walter D. 1898; Chapman, Frank M. 1894; Cope, Francis...
Dates: 1884 - 2003

Frank Michler Chapman Letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0679
Scope and Contents This ornithologist of the American Museum of Natural History corresponded with Witmer Stone about all aspects of bird study. Many of the letters refer to mutual interests in the editorship of ornithological periodicals, to the exchange of information about museum specimens and to personalities responsible for their assemblage. He made extended studies in migration and in bird protection, being especially concerned with the crusade against milliners' wanton destruction for ornamental...
Dates: 1890-1937

Frank Morton Jones Biological Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0565
Scope and Contents These holdings do not include all of Jones's correspondence in the field of biology, since he believed that collections, papers and letters about material from a given region should be deposited and preserved in that area. Other letters have been distributed among various individual correspondents, Boston Museum of Natural History, Society of Natural History of Wilmington, Delaware, and the U. S. National Museum. The Academy's collection contains letters from 166 authors who wrote a total of...
Dates: 1893-1959

Henry Weed Fowler Papers

Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0031
Scope and Contents

Collection of papers produced by and about Henry Weed Fowler and his work at the Academy of Natural Sciences as an ichthyologist and his research on fishes as well as birds and reptiles.

Dates: 1893-1985

James Abram Garfield Rehn Letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0682
Scope and Contents

As a young naturalist, the author showed marked interest in birds and mammals, working, in the Academy, with Witmer Stone. Later his interest was primarily in insects where it became centered on Orthoptera. These letters are written to Witmer Stone, mostly while on field trips in western U. So and Central America. They contain descriptions of the country traveled, details about naturalists met en route and lists of specimens taken.

From Witmer Stone's correspondence.

Dates: 1900-1936

Additional filters:

Ornithology 10
Birds 7
Correspondence 6
Scientific expeditions 4
Mammals 3
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