Verdi Burtch Papers,[ca.1894]-1943.

Collection Number: 3288

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Verdi Burtch papers, [ca.1894]-1943.
Collection Number:
3288
Creator:
Burtch, Verdi,
Quantity:
1.8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Photographs, Research Materials, Scrapbooks
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Scrapbooks, photographs, and volumes of bird observation notes. Also, 18 notebooks of Verdi Burtch's and Clarence Stone's bird observations and a catalog of bird and plant photographs arranged by species.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Verdi Burtch was an ornithologist in Penn Yan, Yates County, New York.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Scrapbooks, photographs, and volumes of bird observation notes. Also, 18 notebooks of Verdi Burtch's and Clarence Stone's bird observations and a catalog of bird and plant photographs arranged by species.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Burtch, Verdi, 1868-1945.
Stone, Clarence.

Subjects:
Ornithology.
Ornithologists.

Places:
Penn Yan (N.Y.)

Form and Genre Terms:
Notebooks.
Scrapbooks.
Photographs.
Field notes.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cite as: Verdi Burtch. Papers, #3288. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
"Unpublished" Bird Manuscripts
undated
Box 1 Folder 2
Manuscripts by Burtch
undated
Box 1 Folder 3
"Some Warblers I have Found" (with photographs)
undated
Box 1 Folder 4
"The Piping Plover, Common Tern and Black Tern Colonies of Sandy Pond and Point"
undated
Box 1 Folder 5
Reprints by Verdi Burtch
1914-1928
Box 1 Folder 7
Banding Schedule
1935
Box 1 Folder 8
Notes and Photographs
undated
Box 1 Folder 9
Photographs (some by C.F. Stone)
undated
Box 1 Folder 10
Verdi Burtch Memorial Lecture poster
1947
Box 1 Volume 1
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings
1896-1935
Box 1 Volume 2
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings
1931-1945
Box 1 Volume 3
Photograph Album (Birds and Nests)
c. 1910-1915
Mapcase Folder 1
3 panorama photographs of American Ornithologist Union Meetings
1929,1928,1929
Box 2
Catalog of Photographs - birds and plants by species
c. 1913-1938
Box 3 Folder 1
Bird Notes (Verdi Burtch)
1885-1899
Box 3 Folder 2
Bird Notes (Clarence F. Stone)
1889-1904
Box 3 Folder 3
Bird Notes
1893-1896
Box 3 Folder 4
Photocopy of Bird Notes 1893-1896
Box 3 Folder 5
Bird Notes
1894-1901
Box 3 Folder 6
Photocopy of Bird Notes 1894-1901
Box 3 Folder 7
Bird Notes
1896-1898
Box 3 Folder 8
Photocopy of Bird Notes 1896-1898
Box 3 Folder 9
Bird Notes
1896-1903
Box 3 Folder 10
Photocopy of Bird Notes 1896-1903
Box 3 Folder 11
Bird Observation Logs
1896-1920
Box 3 Folder 12
Bird Notes
1899-1920
Box 3 Folder 13
Bird Notes
1904-1907
Box 3 Folder 14
Bird Notes (Clarence F. Stone)
1905-1913
Box 3 Folder 15
Bird Notes (Clarence F. Stone)
1913-1922
Contains musical notations of bird song
Box 3 Folder 16
Bird Notes
1920
Box 3 Folder 17
Field Journals and Bird Notes
1922-1924
Box 3 Folder 18
Catalog of Skins
1923
Box 3 Folder 19
Bird Notes
1923-1924
Box 3 Folder 20
Bird Notes and Bird Journals
1929-1933
Box 3 Folder 21
Bird Observations
1936, 1939-1940
Box 3 Folder 22
Travel Log and Photocopy of Travel Log (undated)
undated
Box 3 Folder 23
Bird Poetry and Bird Observations by Andrew Flag Robson
1925-1928