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7.  WHAT MATERIAL FROM YOUR DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN TRANSMITTED TO STUDENTS AND INVESTIGATORS [[underlined]] OUTSIDE OF THE MUSEUM [[/underlined]] DURING THE YEAR, AND IN CONNECTION WITH WHAT SPECIAL INVESTIGATION WAS THE MATERIAL NEEDED?  IT SHOULD BE STATED [[underlined]] IN EACH CASE [[underlined]] WHETHER OR NOT THE MATERIAL HAS BEEN RETURNED TO THE MUSEUM.

To F. Stephens, Witch Creek, California;  1 skin of [[underlined]] Passerella iliaca megarhyncha, [[underlined]] used in determining a new subspecies from California.  (Returned).

To George H. Mackay, 25 Congress street, Boston, Mass.;  1 skin of young term, used in identifying some young terms found on Muskegt Id., Mass.  (Returned).

To W. E. Brooks, Mount Forest, Ontario;  42 Willow Warblers from Asia, - sent to Mr Brooks for determination.  (Returned).

To George K. Cherrie, Field Columbian Museum, Chicago, Illinois;  7 skins of Night Hawks, [[strikethrough]] for [[/strikethrough]] used in determining a new form from Central America.  (Returned).

To Stefan Chernel von Chernelhaga, Koszeg, Hungary;  3 skins of Redpolls [[underlined]] (Acanthis), [[/underlined]] for use in his studies of that genus.  (Not yet returned).

To Witmer Stone, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, Pa.;  26 skins of [[underlined]] Xanthopygia narcissina, [[/underlined]] for use in his studies of the molting of birds.  (Returned).

To L. M. Loomis, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, Calif.;  7 skins of Shearwaters [[underlined]] (Puffinus), [[/underlined]] for use in his studies of the Pacific Coast species.  (Not yet returned).


Transcription Notes:
To George H. Mackay ... Change Muskegt Id. to: Muskeget Id. Reference USGS Geographic Names Information System Feature ID number 616624 , http:// gnis. usgs. gov Insert after George K. Cherrie entry and before Stefan Chernel von Chernalhaga entry To R.Ridgway, Brookland, D.C.; 31 skins of shore birds, used in the course of his revision of the North and Central American species of that group. (Returned).

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