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Ornithology - Selected Library Resources: Special Collections at Yale

This guide identifies reference works, other library resources, key classic books and major Internet sites for studies on birds.

Special Collections at Yale

At the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is the Morris Tyler family collection of John James Audubon. They were descendants of his. See for a description of the collection. This collection spans 19 boxes of materials.

Also at the Beinecke Library is the John James Audubon collection consisting of 2 boxes of materials including letters signed and written by John James Audubon to his wife and colleagues. See for a description. 

Ornithological Notebook and Diary, 1860-1866, by Henry Seebohm with its feather specimens location 

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