Viewing page 25 of 38
It looks like you're using a mobile device. We recommend using a physical keyboard for transcription entry.
8. GIVE THE NAMES OF ANY PERSONS WHO HAVE PROSECUTED INVESTIGATIONS IN YOUR DEPARTMENT DURING THE YEAR, AND STATE THE SPECIAL AIM OF THEIR STUDIES. Mr. D. G. Elliot, Field Columbian Museum, Chicago, Ill.;– Investigation of certain Ptarmigans. Mr. L. M. Loomis, Calif. Acad. Sci., San Francisco, Calif.;– studies of various Pacific Coast species of Shearwaters, Gulls, and Horned Owls. Mr. Witmer Stone, Acad. Nat. Sci., Philadelphia, Pa.;– investigations into the status of various Horned Owls. Dr. Louis B. Bishop, New Haven Conn.;– studies of Western night-hawks, Bitterns, Horned Larks, Song Sparrows, etc., in connection with specimens collected by himself in North Dakota. Mr. G. S. Miller, Jr., Washington, D.C.,;– made an examination of Mexican Jays of the genus [[underlined]] Aphelocoma. [[/underlined]] Mr. H. C. Oberholser, Dept. Agriculture, Washington, D.C.;– made an investigation of the Downy Woodpecker ([[underlined]] Dryobates pubescens [[/underlined]] and subspecies), and rearranged several families of Neotropical Passeres in the study series, in order to acquaint himself with the various species embraced in them. Messrs J. H. Riley and C. G. Rorebeck, [[strikethrough]] spent [[/strikethrough]] of Falls Church, Va.;– Spent several months in the Department, performing various volunteer work, and making themselves familiar with the birds of North America. Mr. Rudolph M. Anderson, Forest City, Iowa;– spent two or three days examining species of North American birds, and referring to the sectional library. Mr. Wm Palmer, National Museum, Washington, D.C.;– made numerous references to the collections and sectional library.
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.