Oliver H. Hewitt Papers,1981-1996

Collection Number: 6350

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Oliver H. Hewitt papers, 1981-1996
Collection Number:
6350
Creator:
Oliver H. Hewitt
Quantity:
.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence to and from Oliver Hewitt from bird enthusiasts, transcripts of columns written for the Charlotte, Florida "Sun Herald."
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Oliver H. Hewitt, 1916-1999, a resident of South Florida since 1971, was chief of research for the Canadian Wildlife Service from 1944-1950. He was a professor at Cornell teaching wildlife ecology from 1950-1971 when he retired as a wildlife consultant. The author of "Fieldbook of Birds of the Florida Suncoast," 1976, Hewitt worked as a columnist for the "Charlotte Sun Herald" as the author of "Fieldnotes."

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence to and from Oliver Hewitt from bird enthusiasts, transcripts of columns written for the Charlotte, Florida "Sun Herald."
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hewitt, Oliver H.
Sutton, George Miksch.

Subjects:
Birds--Florida.
Birds--Gulf Coast (United States).
Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area.
Babcock Ranch.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Oliver H. Hewitt papers, #6350. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
"Eagle Watch"
1987-1992
Box 1 Folder 2
Cecil Webb Wildlife Management Area
1986-1992
Box 1 Folder 3
Babcock Ranch
1988-1989
Box 1 Folder 4
Florida bird checklists
1991-1996
Box 1 Folder 5
General correspondence
1980-1996
Box 1 Folder 6
"Birdwatch" (columns tss. for Charlotte Sun Herald) and clippings
n.d.