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Collection Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and typed articles relating to ornithology in general and the Ivory-billed Woodpecker in particular; field notes on the Cornell University-American Museum of Natural History Expedition, 1935; notes on the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, 1936-1968; "The Ivory-billed Woodpecker: Research Report #1 of the National Audubon Society," by James T. Tanner, 1942, annotated by Dr. Tanner, 1989; and field notes on the Imperial Woodpecker Expedition, 1962. Also locality records, indexed by species; notes and a manuscript describing the birds of Cape May, NJ, with an emphasis on the protection of hawks, 1936; notes and a manuscript about observations made in Cortland County, NY, in 1933, as an undergraduate project for Arthur Allen; notes about melanism in birds, including an original drawing, 1934 and 1948-49; field notes on Junco study in the Great Smoky Mountains; notes on canoe trips; field notes for a Willet study at Long Beach, NC, 1976; bird records from Long Beach, NC, 1961-1990; and data on the birds of Tennessee. Also, birding records from Ithaca and Cortland areas (1933-36); Glacier National Park (1934); Cape May, NJ (1936); Elk Lake, NY (1936 and 1945); Johnson City, TN (1940-42); Chesapeake Bay (1943); St. Simons Island, GA (1943); Boston (1945); Knoxville, TN (1947-1965); and Chiricahua, AZ (1956). Reprints of articles by Tanner, slides and a manuscript on the Black-capped Chickadee. The collection also contains notes, correspondence and articles collected by James Tanner's wife Nancy after James' death in 1991.

Additional files, reprints, and slides. Also, files of Nancy Tanner relating to the Ivory-billed Woodpecker.

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