Cayuga Bird Club Records, 1913-1997

Collection Number: 1996

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cayuga Bird Club records, 1913-1997
Collection Number:
1996
Creator:
Cayuga Bird Club.
Quantity:
1.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Minutes, correspondence, financial records, clippings, photographs, and printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Minutes, correspondence, financial records, clippings, photographs, and printed material concerning the Cayuga Bird Club. Includes the club's constitution (ca. 1913) and papers of incorporation (1914); Arthur Allen's article "Cayuga Bird Club"; and correspondence of Louis Agassiz Fuertes, the club's first president, including letters to him from Jared T. Newman concerning Renwick Woodland improvement.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The Cayuga Bird Club was founded ca. 1913. Its first secretary was Arthur A. Allen; Louis Agassiz Fuertes served as the first president. Charter members included Liberty Hyde Bailey, Martha Van Rensselaer, Prof. William A. Stocking, Mynderse Van Cleef, and Prof. Walter F. Willcox.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Minutes, correspondence, financial records, clippings, photographs, and printed material concerning the Cayuga Bird Club. Includes the club's constitution (ca. 1913) and papers of incorporation (1914); Arthur Allen's article "Cayuga Bird Club," which provides an early history of the Club and was probably published in Bird Lore; and correspondence of Louis Agassiz Fuertes, the club's first president, including letters to him from Jared T. Newman concerning Renwick Woodland improvement. Also, newsletters, 1989-1997, by-laws, newspaper clippings, membership lists, and receipts.

PROVENANCE

The papers of the Cayuga Bird Club were part of the original Arthur A. Allen accession.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cayuga Bird Club.
Allen, Arthur A. (Arthur Augustus), 1885-1964.
Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, 1874-1927.
Newman, Jared T. (Jared Treman), 1855-1937.

Subjects:
Ornithology.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cayuga Bird Club Records, #1996. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIAL

Related collections: Hugh Daniel Reed Papers, #21\18\33 and Arthur A. Allen Papers, #21\18\1255.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Correspondences
1913
Box 1 Folder 2
Financial Records and Statements
1913-1918, 1923, 1931
Box 1 Folder 3
Cayuga Bird Club (CBC) Constitution
1914
Box 1 Folder 4
Certificate of Incorporation
1914
Box 1 Folder 5
Correspondences
1914
Box 1 Folder 6
Newspaper Clippings
1915-1917
Box 1 Folder 7
Correspondences
1915-1933
Box 1 Folder 8
Meeting Announcements
1916-1923
Box 1 Folder 9
Financial Records
1916-1930
Box 1 Folder 10
Yearly Reports
1918-1929
Box 1 Folder 11
Bills and Statements
1926-1937
Box 1 Folder 12
National Audubon News Releases
1931
Box 1 Folder 13
CBC Committee Reports
1932
Box 1 Folder 14
Audubon
1934-1935
Box 1 Folder 15
Receipts and Misc. Correspondences
1940-1994
Box 1 Folder 16
Bank Statements
1974-1978
Box 1 Folder 17
CBC Treasurer Report
1974-1996
Box 1 Folder 18
CBC Ledger Sheets
1974-1996
Box 1 Folder 19
Federation of NY Bird Clubs
1978-1984
Box 1 Folder 20
Bank Statements
1979-1985
Box 1 Folder 21
CBC Address List
1979-1985
Box 1 Folder 22
Federation of NY Bird Clubs - 37th Annual Meeting
1984
Box 1 Folder 23-25
Federation of NY Bird Clubs - 37th Annual Meeting - Registration
1984
Box 1 Folder 26
Federation of NY Bird Clubs - 37th Annual Meeting - Sheraton and Forms
1984
Box 1 Folder 27-30
Federation of NY Bird Clubs - 37th Annual Meeting - Miscellaneous
1984
Box 1 Folder 31-32
CBC Miscellaneous
1984
Box 1 Folder 33
Federation of NY Bird Clubs - 37th Annual Meeting Accounts
1985
Box 1 Folder 34
Federation of NY Bird Clubs - 37th Annual Meeting Finances
1985
Box 1 Folder 35
Bank Statements
1986-1991
Box 1 Folder 36
Richard Evans Memorial
1990
Box 1 Folder 37
CBC Miscellaneous
1990
Box 1 Folder 38
Bank Statements
1991-1996
Box 1 Folder 39
CBC President's File
1991
Box 1 Folder 40
CBC President's File
1992
Box 1 Folder 41
CBC President's File
1993
Box 1 Folder 42
CBC President's File
1994
Box 1 Folder 43
CBC President's File
1995
Box 1 Folder 44
Cayuga Bird Club Pamphlet
Box 1 Folder 45
Newsletter
1974-1975
Box 1 Folder 46
Newsletters
1976
Box 1 Folder 47
Newsletters
1977
Box 1 Folder 48
Newsletters
1978
Box 1 Folder 49
Newsletters
1979-1980
Box 1 Folder 50
Newsletters
1981
Box 1 Folder 51
Newsletters
1982
Box 1 Folder 52
Newsletters
1983
Box 1 Folder 53
Newsletters
1984
Box 2 Folder 1
Newsletters
1985
Box 2 Folder 2
Newsletters
1986
Box 2 Folder 3
Newsletters
1987
Box 2 Folder 4
Newsletters
1988
Box 2 Folder 5
Newsletters
1989
Box 2 Folder 6
Newsletters
1990
Box 2 Folder 7
Newsletters
1991
Box 2 Folder 8
Newsletters
1992
Box 2 Folder 9
Newsletters
1993
Box 2 Folder 10
Newsletters
1994
Box 2 Folder 11
Newsletters
1995-1997
Box 2 Folder 12
Membership Book
1913-1914
Box 2 Folder 13
Book of Minutes
1913-1914
Box 2 Folder 14
Ledger
1913-1914
Box 2 Folder 15
Daybook
1913-1936
Box 2 Folder 16
Miscellaenous
1916, 1976, n.d.