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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove [Contact Us]
1951-1995
Creator:
Ford, Alice, 1906-
Extent: 7.5 linear feet
Alice Ford was a prominent scholar and biographer of John James Audubon and Edward Hicks. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. The Alice Ford papers on John James Audubon, 1951-1995, are primarily composed of Alice Ford's research on John James Audubon, including copies of primary materials, drafts of Ford's writings, and correspondence with publishers. There is a small amount of Ford's personal papers not relating to Audubon. (View full finding aid.)
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Alice Ford papers on John James Audubon
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Ford, Alice, 1906-
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MG.01
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7.5 linear feet
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1951-1995
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Alice Ford was a prominent scholar and biographer of John James Audubon and Edward Hicks. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. The Alice Ford papers on John James Audubon, 1951-1995, are primarily composed of Alice Ford's research on John James Audubon, including copies of primary materials, drafts of Ford's writings, and correspondence with publishers. There is a small amount of Ford's personal papers not relating to Audubon.
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove [Contact Us]
circa 1828-1958
Creator:
Bakewell, William Gifford, 1799-1871
Extent: 0.67 linear feet
John James Audubon (1785-1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. His The Birds of North America, written and lushly illustrated by Audubon himself, is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. The Audubon-Bakewell-Shaffer family papers, circa 1828-1858, contain letters, manuscripts, and other items from members of the Audubon-Bakewell-Shaffer family. The bulk of the letters are between William Gifford Bakewell and his wife Maria or his sister Lucy Bakewell Audubon. (View full finding aid.)
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Audubon-Bakewell-Shaffer family papers
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Bakewell, William Gifford, 1799-1871
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MG.03
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0.67 linear feet
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circa 1828-1958
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John James Audubon (1785-1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. His The Birds of North America, written and lushly illustrated by Audubon himself, is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. The Audubon-Bakewell-Shaffer family papers, circa 1828-1858, contain letters, manuscripts, and other items from members of the Audubon-Bakewell-Shaffer family. The bulk of the letters are between William Gifford Bakewell and his wife Maria or his sister Lucy Bakewell Audubon.
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove [Contact Us]
1910-1966
Creator:
Northwood, John d'Arcy
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
John d'Arcy Northwood (1897-1972) was the first director/curator of the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. An avid, life-long birder, he was the founder and president of the Audubon Society of Hawaii, authored Familiar Hawaiian Birds (1940), and worked for the National Audubon Society in Florida and New Jersey as well as Pennsylvania. The heart of the J. d'Arcy Northwood papers, 1910-1966, are five bird-watching journals. There is also an index to some of the journals, a clippings scrapbook, and two published pamphlets in the collection. (View full finding aid.)
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J. d'Arcy Northwood papers
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Northwood, John d'Arcy
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MG.05
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0.25 linear feet
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1910-1966
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John d'Arcy Northwood (1897-1972) was the first director/curator of the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. An avid, life-long birder, he was the founder and president of the Audubon Society of Hawaii, authored Familiar Hawaiian Birds (1940), and worked for the National Audubon Society in Florida and New Jersey as well as Pennsylvania. The heart of the J. d'Arcy Northwood papers, 1910-1966, are five bird-watching journals. There is also an index to some of the journals, a clippings scrapbook, and two published pamphlets in the collection.
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove [Contact Us]
1726-2002
Creator:
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove.
Extent: 10.5 linear feet
John James Audubon (1785-1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter known for his The Birds of North America. Mill Grove, the first home of John James Audubon in America, was sold to Montgomery County in 1951 and turned into a museum. The John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove collection, 1726-2002, contains miscellaneous photographs, pamphlets, documents, scrapbooks, and other materials relating to the Mill Grove Audubon Center, the Audubon Society, the property at Mill Grove before and after Audbudon occupancy, and the Audubon family. (View full finding aid.)
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove collection
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove.
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MG.04
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10.5 linear feet
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1726-2002
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John James Audubon (1785-1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter known for his The Birds of North America. Mill Grove, the first home of John James Audubon in America, was sold to Montgomery County in 1951 and turned into a museum. The John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove collection, 1726-2002, contains miscellaneous photographs, pamphlets, documents, scrapbooks, and other materials relating to the Mill Grove Audubon Center, the Audubon Society, the property at Mill Grove before and after Audbudon occupancy, and the Audubon family.
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove [Contact Us]
1926-1969
(Bulk: 1951-1969)
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove.
Extent: 5.5 cubic feet
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove collection of rolled items, 1926-1969, consists of blueprints, maps, aerial photographs, building layouts, landscape plans, and other large format items. These items pertain to the property at Mill Grove and the surrounding area. (View full finding aid.)
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove collection of rolled items
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove.
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MG.02
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5.5 cubic feet
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1926-1969
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1951-1969
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove collection of rolled items, 1926-1969, consists of blueprints, maps, aerial photographs, building layouts, landscape plans, and other large format items. These items pertain to the property at Mill Grove and the surrounding area.
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John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove [Contact Us]
1928-1979
Creator:
Middleton, Raymond J., 1898-1980
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Raymond J. Middleton (1898-1980) was a well-known naturalist, conservationist, and civic leader of West Norriton, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was engaged in bird banding for over 40 years, during which time he banded an estimated 57,000 birds. At the core of the Raymond J. Middleton bird banding papers, 1928-1979, are seven bird banding journals. There is also a quantity of form-letter correspondence with the United States Department of the Interior regarding banded birds data, correspondence with various other bird banding associations, and reprints of an ornithology article by Middleton (1969). (View full finding aid.)
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Raymond J. Middleton bird banding papers
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Middleton, Raymond J., 1898-1980
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MG.06
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1.5 linear feet
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1928-1979
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Raymond J. Middleton (1898-1980) was a well-known naturalist, conservationist, and civic leader of West Norriton, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was engaged in bird banding for over 40 years, during which time he banded an estimated 57,000 birds. At the core of the Raymond J. Middleton bird banding papers, 1928-1979, are seven bird banding journals. There is also a quantity of form-letter correspondence with the United States Department of the Interior regarding banded birds data, correspondence with various other bird banding associations, and reprints of an ornithology article by Middleton (1969).
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