Guide to the Verdi Burtch Papers,
[ca.1894]-1943.

Collection Number: 3288

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
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Compiled by:
RMC Staff
Date completed:
March 2014
EAD encoding:
RMC Staff, March 2014
Date modified:
RMC Staff, March 2014

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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

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"Unpublished" Bird Manuscripts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