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   Container / Location    Title
  1  
1 typewritten copy of a novel, Minerva's Daughters. Manuscript was sent to The Women's Press in 1949, by Elsa G. Allen, using her maiden name, Guerdrum
  1  
Various hand- and typewritten notes, talks and lectures
  2  
Notes to History of American Ornithology Before Audubon. Typewritten manuscript of same, cards for bibliography
  3  
Photos, several maps of Georgia
  3  
Bibliographic cards on Abbot
  3  
Negatives and some prints of birds
  3  
Notes for talks, et al
  3  
Photos of ornithologists
  4  
Photos (mostly family and mostly unidentified), slides
  4  
1 photo album from Sweden and "Auntie's Letters" in Swedish, "Auntie" is Miss Kraemer (see box 12)
  5  
Pamphlets on various subjects. Main emphasis on women, the status of women, beginning from about 1938
  5  
Publications and notes about the AAUW
  5  
Annual reports of the Charles Lamb Society
  5  
Notes on Abbot, bibliography cards, slides
  5  
Several diaries, beginning in 1936, one diary belonging to her sister, 1961
  5  
Correspondence, 1939-1948
  6  
Correspondence, 1938-
  6  
Galley proof of ?Before Audubon
  6  
Notes for Abbot book
  7  
Correspondence, 1923-1963, and bibliography
  7  
Notes to ?Before Audubon
  7  
Notes to Birds of Florida
  7  
Notes for Abbot book
  8  
Typewritten notes for EGA's book on Abbot, also some handwritten notes and Chapter IX of the planned book
  8  
Set 4 (typewritten guide) of Drawings and Natural History of the Birds of Georgia in America by John Abbot (1804?)
  9  
Negatives (some glass) on birds. Included also is the ivory billed woodpecker
  9  
Correspondence
  9  
Reprints by Elsa and others
  10  
Travel notes (SW Pacific), ca. 1935-1936, hand- and typewritten notes on Hudson Bay ornithology
  10  
Abbot material and bibliographic cards
  10  
Some correspondence, ca. 1965
  11 (not full)  
Further notes about Abbot, some photos taken in Georgia, ca. 1960
  11  
Genealogy of John Abbot, list of birds in Georgia, large number of 3"x5" bibliographic cards
  11  
Correspondence ca. 1956, with Herman Coolidge of Savannah, Georgia re Abbot
  12  
Notes about Abbot including application and correspondence for a historic marker to the Department of the Army
  12  
List of travel expenses
  12  
Photos and typewritten manuscript about Chipmunk Secrets
  12  
December 23, 1976 accession in this box, relating to above
  12  
Correspondence, 1955-1960, mostly concerning the death of a relative, Miss Kraemer, Florida, and inheritance
  13  
17 negative films
  13  
Invitations, regrets and acceptances to the Golden Wedding Anniversary, 1963, of Arthur and Elsa
  13  
A guestbook
  13  
A diary marked "My first journal," 1917?
  13  
Travel literature about Norway
  13  
Abbot notes
  14  
Typewritten copies of various talks, one ?Before Audubon, the other, The Background of American Ornithology (possibly used later for the book)
  14  
2 typewritten poems: "To a Ruffed Grouse," "The Hermit Thrush"
  14  
Notes on Abbot (hand- and typewritten) and three spiral notebooks, ca. 1957
  14  
Photocopies of Abbot's letter to Escher
  14  
Notes on Catesby
  14  
Genealogical chart of the Nichols, Brown Moore families, 1776-1939, by Anna Maria Moore Allen, 1939 (Mrs. A.H. Wright)
  14  
Some correspondence
  15  
Photos of letters to Abbot
  15  
Notes on Abbot and Catesby
  15  
Bibliographic cards
  15  
Manuscript for Farm Jrl. Articles, 1920
  15  
Correspondence
  16  
Notes on Abbot
  16  
Notes about AAA-endowment fund and notes for his biography
  16  
Family papers and some genealogical material which EGA used to write the Story of Lalla (from Norway)
  16  
A Swedish poem (probably by her mother) describing EGA's parents' wedding day
  16  
Letters to EGA's mother, 1940, Mrs. O.W. Guerdrum (Gjerdrum)
  16  
1 small box with letters and documents concerning the Guerdrum, Gjerdrum family, 1855
  17  
Type- and handwritten "Nature's Chronicle," i.e. , a description of birds on different days in 1934
  17  
Travel brochures and information on Norway, ca. 1934
  17  
Family correspondence, 1927-1939
  17  
Correspondence and pamphlets concerning the AAUW, ca. 1936
  17  
Handwritten notes on Catesby
  17  
Notes on birds in Germany (Stuttgart) and related correspondence, ca. 1960
  17  
English translation of an article about her grandfather Jorgen Gjerdrum published in the Norwegian book Profiler Fra Storebrands Ledelse Gjennom Hundre Ar, 1847-1947 by Chr. Gierloff, Dreyer 1947
  17  
Handwritten notes for the article "The Birds and the Poets."
  17  
Handwritten rough draft of article, "Thoughts for Women," 1933
  17  
Handwritten notes for Chipmunk paper, 1924
  17  
Notes and identified photos on Abbot and the Georgia Historical society
  18  
One box of used labels
  18  
Notes and photos concerning Abbot
  18  
Notes for various projects
  19  
Bibliographic cards
  19  
Slides
  19  
Notes for different slides, Correspondence with Dr. Chase Adams, New York State Museum, re publication of "Chipmunk"
  19  
Other correspondence
  19  
Notes on Abbot
  19  
Papers, talks, notes from EGA's student days
  19  
Notes and correspondence about Charles Lamb Society
  20  
Correspondence
  20  
1 folder, "Expense of Study"
  20  
Notes and photos about various birds
  20  
Abbot notes
  20  
Bibliography concerning EGA's Ph.D. thesis
  20  
Material relating to Abbot
  20  
Grant applications, 1960-1965
  20  
Correspondence, ca. 1965
  21  
Family correspondence
  21  
Notes for ?Before Audubon
  21  
Bibliographic cards (3"x5") for Birds and Poetry
  21  
2 journals, 1960, Sweden and 1956, Savannah, Georgia
  21  
Pamphlets
  22  
Bibliographic cards (3"x5")
  22  
Notes on Abbot including deeds for his property in Georgia, his will, photos of facsimile papers, etc
  22  
Correspondence
  23  
Two passports
  23  
Photos and notes concerning Abbot
  23  
Pamphlets
  23  
Notes on the history of Ornithology
  23  
Notes for Birds and Poetry
  23  
Correspondence including correspondence concerning her appointment as lecturer, 1928-1930, to teach ornithology
  23  
A large amount of personal correspondence plus two very personal letters from EGA's son, D.
  24  
Correspondence
  24  
Some notes--various topics
  24  
Lists of dinner guests
  25  
Correspondence
  25  
Material for an exhibition
  25  
Photos of early ornithologists
  25  
Travel notes and correspondence, Norway, 1946
  25  
Notes, pamphlets
  25  
Some family newspaper clippings
  25  
Notes for "Chipmunk"
  25  
Papers concerning the AOU (American Ornithologists' Union)
  25  
Grant application for American Philosophical Society for publishing ...Before Audubon
  25  
Bibliographic cards
  26  
Notes for AAA biography
  26  
Lecture notes for Savannah, Georgia
  26  
Chipmunk notes
  26  
A large amount of personal correspondence
  27  
Various, very old, notes in envelopes
  27  
Travel literature about Europe and Canada
  27  
Manuscript, ?Before Audubon
  27  
Manuscript, Birds and Poets
  27  
Notes of a course given by Henry Guerlac, History of Science
  27  
Pamphlets concerning women, one Swedish magazine
  27  
Several diaries (7)
  27  
Correspondence, including letters EGA wrote to her sister Signe (Mrs. Paul Bartsch)
  28  
Large photos (12"x15") for Abbot book
  28  
One manuscript, "John Abbot of Georgia"
  28  
One manuscript (published 1951 by A.P.S.) ?Before Audubon
  29  
Notes on Abbot in spiral notebook, 1952
  29  
List of birds in the world, by a student
  29  
Notes for Catesby
  29  
Notes on Alexander Wilson
  29  
Hand- and typewritten manuscripts of the Story of Lalla
  29  
AOU, programs, pamphlets, etc
  29  
Correspondence, including a large amount of personal and family correspondence, 1935
  29  
One passport, notebooks
  29  
Two printing blocks (probably ...Before Audubon). Note: except for these two blocks, the rest have been distributed. Some have been kept for exhibition purposes--I. Wald
  30  
Notes on Abbot
  30  
Notes for Birds and Poetry
  30  
One poem by EGA
  30  
Diaries, 1950
  30  
Address books, correspondence, and 4 books
  31  
Negatives and prints (b & w) from Abbot's First Birds
  31  
Typewritten unpublished manuscript, Abbot
  31  
2,000 slides
  31  
Correspondence concerning the publication of John Abbot
  32  
Journals, letters with family members and diaries
  1 Over-sized folder  
Reproductions of John Abbot letters, 1 mounted, 2 unmounted. 3 pcs