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The American Ornithologists' Union: The First Century, 1883-1983


Series: Memoirs of the Nuttall Ornithological Club Volume: 20

By: Keir B Sterling (Author), Marianne G Ainley (Author), William E Davis, Jr. (Editor), Byron K Butler (Editor)

405 pages, b/w photos

Nuttall Ornithological Club

Hardback | Aug 2016 | #231737 | ISBN-13: 9781877973505
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About this book

A history of the first 100 years of the A.O.U., highlighting the Union's activities and accomplishments, relating some to overall developments in the evolution of American natural science. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Published by the Club, With the support of the American Ornithologists' Union.


- Beginnings
- By-Laws
- The Auk, A Quarterly Journal of Ornithology
- Classification and Checklists
- Annual Meetings
- Research and Awards in the AOU
- Bird Protection
- Special Projects
- Patterns of Change in the AOU
- Conclusions. Endnotes
- Literature Cited. Appendices: Presidents, Vice Presidents, Secretaries, Treasurers, Editors
- AOU Founders, 1883, and highlights of their careers
- Annual Meetings of the AOU 1883-1982
- Brewster Medals 1929-1982
- Coues Awards 1972-1982
- The 'Ten Year Index' of The Auk
- Pertinent data of the Ornithological Monographs
- Index

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