Francis G. Scheider Papers, 1940-1988

Collection Number: 4856

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Francis G. Scheider papers, 1940-1988
Collection Number:
4856
Creator:
Francis G. Scheider, 1932-1989.
Quantity:
9.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Subject files, field records, reports, checklists, photographs, and other papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Subject files, field records, reports, and checklists, photographs, and other papers of an expert birder from the Rochester, New York area; records pertain mostly to Central New York State, but include accounts of trips to Alaska, Florida, and other places.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Francis G. Scheider was a birder, amateur ornithologist, and field collaborator of the Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Subject files, field records, reports, and checklists, photographs, and other papers of an expert birder from the Rochester, New York area; records pertain mostly to Central New York State, but include accounts of trips to Alaska, Florida, and other places.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Scheider, Francis G., 1932-1989.
Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology.

Subjects:
Birds--Societies, etc.
Bird watchers--New York (State)
Ornithology.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Francis G. Scheider Papers, #4856. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Alphabetical subject files Boxes 1-3, 10
Series II. Chronological records and reports Boxes 3-12

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Series I. Alphabetical subject files
Includes birding trips to Alaska and other states; New York State Breeding Bird Atlas Project; Kingbird; Christmas counts; New York State Avian Record Committee; correspondence with individuals.
Box 1 Folder 1-2
Alaska Trip
1971
Box 1 Folder 3-4
Alaska II Trip
1979
Box 1 Folder 5
Alaska II - Wings Inc. Trip
1981
Box 1 Folder 6
American Birds - Buteo
Box 1 Folder 7
Attu
1982
Box 1 Folder 8
Attu - Fall Trip
1983
Box 1 Folder 9
Attu
1985
Box 1 Folder 10
Attu
1986
Box 1 Folder 11-12
Attu
1987
Box 1 Folder 13
"Birds of the World"
1975
Box 1 Folder 14
Bird Papers and Reprints
1958-1962
Box 1 Folder 15
Bird Programs
1961
Box 1 Folder 16-42
Breeding Bird Atlas Project (New York State)
1984-1986
Box 1 Folder 43
Burtt, Ben
1964
Box 1 Folder 44
Chincoteague
1971
Box 1 Folder 45-46
Christmas Count Maps - Central New York
Box 1 Folder 47
Christmas Counts
1971-1972
Box 1 Folder 48
Cornell Ornithology Lab Newsletter
1975-1979
Box 1 Folder 49
Coronado National Forest - Cove Creek Canyon
Box 1 Folder 50
Correspondence
1971-1984
Box 1 Folder 51
Delmarva
1983-1986
Box 1 Folder 52
Derby Hill - Hawk Data
1970
Box 10 Folder 27
Derby Hill Spring Raptor Summary
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 1
Florida Trip
1971-1979
Box 2 Folder 2
Florida - Dry Tortugas
1983
Box 2 Folder 3
Florida
1983
Box 2 Folder 4
Genesee Ornithological Field Report
1971
Box 2 Folder 5
Gordon, Dave
1965
Box 2 Folder 6
Harper, Ed
1984
Box 2 Folder 7
Haugh, John R.
1965-1972
Box 2 Folder 8
Hawaii Material
1986
Box 2 Folder 9-12
Johnson, H. McClure
1964-1967
Box 2 Folder 13
Kingbird Reports - Summer
1961
Box 2 Folder 14
Kingbird - Fall
1961
Box 2 Folder 15-17
Kingbird - Fall
1961-1962
Box 2 Folder 18
Kingbird - Winter
1961
Box 2 Folder 19
Kingbird - Spring
1962
Box 2 Folder 20
Kingbird - Summer
1962
Box 2 Folder 21
Kingbird - Fall
1962
Box 2 Folder 22
Kingbird - Winter
1962-1963
Box 2 Folder 23
Kingbird - Summer thru Spring
1962-1963
Box 2 Folder 24
Kingbird - Spring
1963
Box 2 Folder 25
Kingbird - Summer
1963
Box 2 Folder 25
Kingbird - Winter
1963-1964
Box 2 Folder 26
Kingbird - Spring
1964
Box 2 Folder 27
Kingbird
1964
Box 2 Folder 28
Kingbird - Spring and Summer
1964
Box 2 Folder 29
Kingbird
1969-1970
Box 2 Folder 30
Leidwinger, Lou - letters from
1980-1982
Box 2 Folder 31
Life Lists
Box 2 Folder 32
Life List - North America
1940-1967
Box 2 Folder 33
Maine
1979
Box 2 Folder 34
Massachussetts, Cape Ann Trips; Cumulative Totals
1977-1983
Box 2 Folder 35
Massachussetts, Cape Ann - Yearly Lists
1974-1987
Box 2 Folder 36
Massachussetts, Cape Ann Birdwatch
1984-1985
Box 2 Folder 37
Massachussetts, Parker River
1976
Box 2 Folder 38
Massachussetts, Rockport
1987
Box 2 Folder 39
Massachussetts, Eateries and Hostelries
1979
Box 2 Folder 40-42
Meade, Gordon M.
1964-1974
Box 10 Folder 26
Minor, William and Maureen - Red-tailed hawk
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 43
New York, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Box 2 Folder 44
New York State Avian Record Committee (NYSARC) - List for Regional Edition
1987-1989
Box 2 Folder 45-46
NYSARC - Accepted
1987
Box 3 Folder 1
NYSARC - Unresolved
1985-1986
Box 3 Folder 2
NYSARC
1979-1987
Box 3 Folder 3
NYSARC
1985-1986
Box 3 Folder 4
NYSARC
1985-1987
Box 3 Folder 5
NYSARC
1986-1988
Box 3 Folder 6
NYSARC
1987
Box 3 Folder 7
New York State Federation of Bird Clubs
1959
Box 3 Folder 8
Oswego-Fulton Christmas Count Material
1982-1989
Box 3 Folder 9
North Carolina
1981
Box 3 Folder 10
Nov. Cumulative Totals
1965-1986
Box 3 Folder 11
Photographs
1974
Box 3 Folder 12
Recher, Harry F.
1966-1968
Box 3 Folder 13
San Diego Trip
1977
Box 3 Folder 14-15
San Diego and Southern California
1987
Box 3 Folder 16
Savoloja[?], Terry
Box 3 Folder 17
Skaneateles Christmas Count Material
1972-1989
Box 3 Folder 18
Smith, Gerald
1979-1988
Box 3 Folder 19
Smith, Robert J.
1966-1972
Box 3 Folder 20
Syracuse Christmas Count
1967-1987
Box 3 Folder 21
Tug Hill Material
1953-1966
Box 3 Folder 22
VIREO
1986
Box 3 Folder 23
Walcott, Charles
1987-1989
Box 3 Folder 24
Wildlife Refuges
Box 3 Folder 25
Miscellany
1964-1965
Box 3 Folder 26
Miscellany
1966-1972
Box 3 Folder 27
Miscellany
1973-1980
Box 3 Folder 28-31
Miscellany
Series II. Chronological records and reports
Includes field records; regional reports; field checklists; birding notes; printed material.
Box 3 Folder 32-36
Regional Reports
1953-1954
Box 3 Folder 37
Individual Reports - May-Feb.
1954-1955
Box 3 Folder 38
Individual Reports - Dec.-Mar.
1954-1955
Box 3 Folder 39
Field Records
1954-1956
Box 3 Folder 40
Field Records - Apr.
1955
Box 3 Folder 41
Field Records - May
1955
Box 3 Folder 42
Field Records - June-July
1955
Box 3 Folder 43
Field Records - Aug.-Oct.
1955
Box 3 Folder 44
Field Records - Winter Reports
1955-1956
Box 3 Folder 45
Field Records - Spring
1956
Box 3 Folder 46
Field Records - Summer
1956
Box 3 Folder 47
Field Records - Fall
1956
Box 3 Folder 48
Field Records - Winter
1956-1957
Box 3 Folder 49
Field Records - Spring
1957
Box 3 Folder 50
Field Records - June 1-Aug. 15
1957
Box 3 Folder 51
Field Records - Aug. 15-Nov. 30
1957
Box 3 Folder 52
Field Records
1957
Box 3 Folder 53
Field Records - Winter
1957-1958
Box 4 Folder 1
Field Records
1958
Box 4 Folder 2
Field Records - Apr.-May
1958
Box 4 Folder 3
Field Records - June-Aug. 15
1958
Box 4 Folder 4
Field Records - Aug. 15-Nov.
1958
Box 4 Folder 5
Field Records - Winter
1958-1959
Box 4 Folder 6
Field Records
1959
Box 4 Folder 7
Field Records - Jan. Waterfowl
1959
Box 4 Folder 8
Field Records - Apr.-May
1959
Box 4 Folder 9
Field Records - June-Aug.
1959
Box 4 Folder 10-11
Field Records - Aug. 15-Nov.
1959
Box 4 Folder 12
Field Records - Dec. 1-Mar.
1959
Box 4 Folder 13
Field Records
1960
Box 4 Folder 14
Field Records - Apr.-May
1960
Box 4 Folder 15
Field Records - Jan.-Aug. 15
1960
Box 4 Folder 16
Field Records - Aug. 15-Nov.
1960
Box 4 Folder 17-18
Field Records - Dec.-Mar.
1960-1961
Box 4 Folder 19
Field Records - Apr.-May
1961
Box 4 Folder 20
Region V Report - Aug.
1961
Box 4 Folder 21
Field Records
1961
Box 4 Folder 22
Field Records - Summer thru Spring
1962-1963
Box 4 Folder 23
Field Records - Fall
1963
Box 4 Folder 24
Kingbird - Summer
1963
Box 4 Folder 25
Kingbird - Winter
1963-1964
Box 4 Folder 26
Winter Summary
1963-1964
Box 4 Folder 27
Field Checklist
1964
Box 7 Folder 1
Field Records
1964-1969
Box 4 Folder 28
Field Checklist - Jan.-Aug.
1965
Box 4 Folder 29
Field Checklist - Sept.-Dec.
1965
Box 4 Folder 30
Fall Shorebird Migration in Central New York
1965
Box 4 Folder 31-32
Field Checklist, Field Records, Region V Summary
1965-1966
Box 7 Folder 2
Regional Lists
1965-1968
Box 4 Folder 33
Field Records - Big Run
1966
Box 4 Folder 34
Region V - Apr.-May
1966
Box 4 Folder 35
Region V - June-Aug.
1966
Box 4 Folder 36-37
Region V - Aug.-Nov.
1966
Box 4 Folder 38
Field Checklist - Jan.-Aug.
1966
Box 4 Folder 39
Field Checklist - Sept.-Dec.
1966
Box 4 Folder 40
Field Records - Dec.-Mar.
1966-1967
Box 4 Folder 41
Field Checklist - Jan.-May
1967
Box 5 Folder 1
Field Records - Apr.-May
1967
Box 5 Folder 2
Field Checklist - June-Aug.
1967
Box 5 Folder 3
Field Records - June-Aug.
1967
Box 7 Folder 3-4
Field Records - Aug.-Nov.
1967
Box 5 Folder 4
Field Checklist - Sept.-Dec.
1967
Box 7 Folder 5-6
Field Records - Dec.-Mar.
1967-1968
Box 5 Folder 5
Field Checklist - Jan.-June
1968
Box 7 Folder 7
Field Records - Spring
1968
Box 7 Folder 8
Big Run - May
1968
Box 7 Folder 9
Field Records - June-Aug.
1968
Box 5 Folder 6
Field Checklist - July-Sept.
1968
Box 7 Folder 10-11
Field Records - Aug.-Nov.
1968
Box 5 Folder 12-13
Field Records - Dec.-Mar.
1968-1969
Box 5 Folder 14
Field Records
1968-1974
Box 5 Folder 7
Field Checklist - Oct.-Dec.
1968
Box 5 Folder 8
Field Checklist - Jan.-May
1969
Box 7 Folder 15-16
Field Records - Spring
1969
Box 5 Folder 9
Field Checklist - May
1969
Box 7 Folder 17
Field Records - June-Aug.
1969
Box 5 Folder 10
Field Checklist - June-Sept.
1969
Box 7 Folder 18
Field Records - Aug.-Nov.
1969
Box 5 Folder 11
Field Checklist - Oct.-Dec.
1969
Box 7 Folder 19-20
Field Records - Winter
1969-1970
Box 5 Folder 12
Field Checklist - Jan.-May
1970
Box 7 Folder 21-22
Field Records - Apr.-May
1970
Box 7 Folder 23-24
Field Records - June-Aug.
1970
Box 5 Folder 13
Field Checklist - June-Aug.
1970
Box 5 Folder 14
Regional Reports - Summer
1970
Box 5 Folder 15
Field Checklist - Sept.-Oct.
1970
Box 7 Folder 25
Field Records - Fall
1970
Box 5 Folder 16
Regional Reports - Fall
1970
Box 5 Folder 17
Field Checklist -Nov.-Dec.
1970
Box 5 Folder 18
Regional Reports - Winter
1970
Box 7 Folder 26-27
Winter
1970-1971
Box 5 Folder 19
Field Checklist
1971
Box 7 Folder 28
Regional Reports - Spring
1971
Box 7 Folder 29
Field Records - May
1971
Box 7 Folder 30-32
Field Checklist - Spring
1971
Box 7 Folder 33
Regional Reports - Summer
1971
Box 7 Folder 34
Field Records - Aug.-Dec.
1971
Box 7 Folder 35
Field Records - Fall
1971
Box 5 Folder 20
Onondaga Audubon Society
1971
Box 5 Folder 21
Field Checklist - June-Sept.
1971
Box 5 Folder 22
Field Checklist - Oct.-Dec.
1971
Box 5 Folder 23
Fall Regional Reports
1971
Box 8 Folder 1
Field Records - Winter
1971-1972
Box 8 Folder 2
Regional Reports - Winter
1971-1972
Box 8 Folder 3
Winter - Waterfowl Census
1972
Box 8 Folder 4
Field Records - Spring
1972
Box 8 Folder 5
Regional Reports - Spring
1972
Box 8 Folder 6
Field Records - Summer
1972
Box 8 Folder 7
Regional Reports - Summer
1972
Box 8 Folder 8
Field Records - Fall
1972
Box 8 Folder 9
Regional Reports - Fall
1972
Box 5 Folder 24
Field Checklist - Jan.-Apr.
1972
Box 5 Folder 25
Field Checklist - May-Sept.
1972
Box 5 Folder 26
Field Checklist - Oct.-Dec.
1972
Box 8 Folder 10
Field Records - Winter
1972-1973
Box 8 Folder 11
Regional Reports - Winter
1972-1973
Box 8 Folder 12
Field Records - Apr.-May
1973
Box 8 Folder 13
Big Run - May 19
1973
Box 8 Folder 14
Regional Reports - Spring
1973
Box 5 Folder 27
Field Checklist - Jan.-May
1973
Box 5 Folder 28
Field Checklist - June-Aug.
1973
Box 8 Folder 15
Field Records - June-Aug.
1973
Box 8 Folder 16
Regional Reports - Summer
1973
Box 8 Folder 17
Regional Reports - Fall
1973
Box 8 Folder 18
Field Records - Fall
1973
Box 5 Folder 29
Field Checklist - Sept.-Dec.
1973
Box 8 Folder 19
Regional Reports - Winter
1973-1974
Box 8 Folder 20
Field Records - Dec.-Mar.
1973-1974
Box 5 Folder 30
Field Checklist
1974
Box 8 Folder 21
Regional Reports - Spring
1974
Box 8 Folder 22
Field Records - Apr.-May
1974
Box 8 Folder 23
Big Run - May 18
1974
Box 8 Folder 24
Field Records - June 1-Aug. 15
1974
Box 8 Folder 25
Field Records - Aug. 15-Nov. 30
1974
Box 8 Folder 26
Region V, Oneida Lake Basin - Fall
1974
Box 8 Folder 27
Region V - Waterfowl
1974
Box 8 Folder 28
Field Records - Winter (includes Christmas Counts)
1974-1975
Box 8 Folder 29
Region V, Oneida lake Basin - Winter
1974-1975
Box 5 Folder 31
Field Checklist - Jan.-Oct.
1975
Box 8 Folder 30
Region V Material - Apr.-May
1975
Box 8 Folder 31
Field Records - Summer
1975
Box 8 Folder 32
Field Records - Sept.-Dec.
1975
Box 5 Folder 32
Field Checklist - Nov.-Dec.
1975
Box 8 Folder 33
Field Records - Winter
1975-1976
Box 5 Folder 33
Field Checklist - Jan.-May
1976
Box 9 Folder 1
Field Records - Spring
1976
Box 9 Folder 2
Field Records - June-Aug.
1976
Box 5 Folder 34
Field Checklist - June-Sept.
1976
Box 9 Folder 3
Field Records - Region V - Sept.-Nov.
1976
Box 9 Folder 35
Field Checklist - Oct.-Dec.
1976
Box 9 Folder 4
Field Records - Dec.-Feb.
1976-1977
Box 9 Folder 36
Field Checklist - Jan.-June
1977
Box 9 Folder 5
Field Records - Region V - Mar.-May
1977
Box 9 Folder 6
Field Records - June-Aug.
1977
Box 9 Folder 37
Field Checklist - July-Dec.
1977
Box 9 Folder 7
Field Records - Nov.-Dec.
1977
Box 9 Folder 8
Field Records - Dec.-Feb.
1977-1978
Box 9 Folder 9
Waterfowl Census - Jan.
1978
Box 9 Folder 10
Field Records - Spring
1978
Box 9 Folder 11
Field Records - June-Aug.
1978
Box 9 Folder 12
Field Records - Sept.-Oct.
1978
Box 9 Folder 13
Region V - Big Run - Sept.-Nov.
1978
Box 5 Folder 38
Region V
1978
Box 5 Folder 39
Field Checklist - Jan.-June
1978
Box 5 Folder 40
Field Checklist - July-Dec.
1978
Box 9 Folder 14
Region V - Oneida Lake Basin - Dec.-June
1978-1979
Box 9 Folder 15
Field Records - Dec.-Feb.
1978-1979
Box 9 Folder 16
Onondaga Audubon Society - Minutes, etc.
1978-1979
Box 9 Folder 17
Field Records - Winter
1978-1979
Box 5 Folder 41
Field Checklist - Jan.-June
1979
Box 9 Folder 18
Field Records - Region V - June-Aug.
1979
Box 5 Folder 42
Field Checklist - July-Dec.
1979
Box 9 Folder 19
Field Records - Sept.-Nov.
1979
Box 9 Folder 20
Field Records - Region V - Dec.-Feb.
1979-1980
Box 9 Folder 21
Onondaga Audubon Society
1979-1981
Box 9 Folder 22
Field Records
1980
Box 9 Folder 23
Big Bend Trip Material
1980
Box 5 Folder 43
Field Checklist - Jan.-May
1980
Box 9 Folder 24
Field Records - Spring (Mar.-May)
1980
Box 9 Folder 25
Field Records - Summer (June-Aug.)
1980
Box 6 Folder 1
Field Checklist - June-Aug.
1980
Box 9 Folder 26
Field Records - Fall
1980
Box 6 Folder 2
Field Checklist - Sept.-Dec.
1980
Box 9 Folder 27
Field Records - Winter
1980-1981
Box 9 Folder 28-29
Field Records
1980-1984
Box 6 Folder 3
Field Checklist - Jan.-June
1981
Box 9 Folder 30
Field Records - Spring
1981
Box 9 Folder 31
Field Records - Summer
1981
Box 6 Folder 4
Field Checklist - July-Sept.
1981
Box 9 Folder 32
Field Records - Fall
1981
Box 6 Folder 5
Field Checklist - Oct.-Dec.
1981
Box 9 Folder 33-34
Field Records - Winter
1981-1982
Box 6 Folder 6
Field Checklist - Jan.-June
1982
Box 9 Folder 35
Field Records - Spring
1982
Box 10 Folder 1
Field Records - Summer
1982
Box 6 Folder 7
Field Checklist - July- Sept.
1982
Box 9 Folder 36
Field Records - Fall
1982
Box 6 Folder 8
Field Checklist - Oct.-Dec.
1982
Box 9 Folder 37
Field Records - Winter
1982-1983
Box 10 Folder 2
Field Records - Spring
1983
Box 6 Folder 9
Field Checklist - Jan.-May
1983
Box 6 Folder 10
Field Checklist - June-July
1983
Box 10 Folder 3
Field Records - Summer
1983
Box 6 Folder 11
Field Checklist - Aug.-Dec.
1983
Box 10 Folder 4
Field Records - Fall
1983
Box 10 Folder 5-6
Kingbird - Winter
1983-1984
Box 6 Folder 12
Field Checklist - Jan.-May
1984
Box 10 Folder 7-9
Kingbird - Spring
1984
Box 10 Folder 10
Field Records - Nesting Season
1984
Box 6 Folder 13
Field Checklist - June-Aug.
1984
Box 6 Folder 14
Field Checklist - Sept.-Dec.
1984
Box 10 Folder 11-13
Field Records - Winter
1984-1985
Box 6 Folder 15
Field Checklist - Jan.-July
1985
Box 10 Folder 14-15
Field Records - Spring
1985
Box 10 Folder 16-17
Field Records - Summer
1985
Box 6 Folder 16
Field Checklist - Aug.-Dec.
1985
Box 10 Folder 18-19
Field Records - Fall
1985
Box 6 Folder 17
Field Checklist - Jan.-June
1986
Box 10 Folder 20-21
Field Records - Winter
1985-1986
Box 10 Folder 22-23
Field Records - Spring
1986
Box 10 Folder 24-25
Field Records - Summer
1986
Box 6 Folder 18
Field Checklist - July-Dec.
1986
Box 6 Folder 19
Field Checklist - Jan.-June
1987
Box 6 Folder 20
Field Checklist - July-Dec.
1987
Box 6 Folder 21
Field Checklist - Jan.-May
1988
Box 6 Folder 22
Field Checklist - June-Dec.
1988
Box 11-12
Birding notes; printed material, including Birding, 1972