Special Collections Department
403 Parks Library
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2140

MS 581
Iowa Ornithological Association
Records, 1895-1897

Descriptive summary

creator: Iowa Ornithological Association
title: Records
dates: 1895-1897
extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 half-document box)
collection number: MS 581
repository: Special Collections Department, Iowa State University.


Administrative information

access: Open for research
publication rights: Consult Head, Special Collections Department
preferred citation: Iowa Ornithological Association Records, MS 581, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University Library.


Historical note

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.


Collection description

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.



The collection is organized chronologically.


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Record Book