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Western United States, 1918 : Correspondence, field reports, and reference materials (1 of 2)
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Western United States, 1918 : Correspondence, field reports, and reference materials (1 of 2)

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Alternative: Western United States, 1918 : Correspondence, field reports, and reference materials

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Contained In: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Series: SIA RU007006

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

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Book

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1918

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Arizona , California , Chusca Mountains , Clippings (information artifacts) , Correspondence , Crop losses , Ducks , Field notes , New Mexico , Ornithology , Reports , Rice , Sacramento Valley , San Francisco , Texas , United States , United States Dept. of Agriculture , Washington

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Smithsonian Field Books collection

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https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.123984

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Title

Western United States, 1918 : Correspondence, field reports, and reference materials (1 of 2)

Title Variants:

Alternative: Western United States, 1918 : Correspondence, field reports, and reference materials

Related Titles

Contained In: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Series: SIA RU007006

Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project : an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history

By

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Genre

Book

Material Type

Published material

Publication info

1918

Notes:

This is the first of two folders that document Alexander Wetmore's collecting and observations of the western United States, 1918 while working for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Bureau of Biological Survey. Materials include telegrams, news clippings, political cartoons, licenses, correspondence, reports, reference materials, and receipts. Documents relate to continued investigations to control crop damage from birds, specifically ducks damaging rice crops. Materials documents public opinion about use of explosives by farmers, and growing sense of urgency to find a solution during the last two weeks of August (harvest time). Includes license and instructions for use of "Duck bomb." Correspondence discusses communications with California Board of Fish and Game and with the officials of the USDA. Includes a report, The birds in the Lake Area in the Chusca Mountains, New Mexico (includes itinerary and annotated list of birds). Areas effected included: California, Washington, Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico.

Subjects

Arizona , California , Chusca Mountains , Clippings (information artifacts) , Correspondence , Crop losses , Ducks , Field notes , New Mexico , Ornithology , Reports , Rice , Sacramento Valley , San Francisco , Texas , United States , United States Dept. of Agriculture , Washington

BHL Collections:

Smithsonian Field Books collection

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.123984

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