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RG3506.AM:  University Place Bird Club (Lincoln, Neb.)



Records:  1938-1972

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:   Bird watching club

Size:  0.5 cu.ft.; 1 box



BACKGROUND NOTE



The University Place Bird Club, organized on July 22, 1938, was known as the Wesleyan Bird Club until February 25, 1943. The Club, an affiliate of the Nebraska Ornithologists’ Union, participated in the annual Christmas bird count sponsored by the National Audubon Society.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one box containing official records of the University Place Bird Club of Lincoln, Nebraska. The collection includes minute books, 1938-1972; correspondence, December 18, 1946-January 26, 1948 and undated; bird lists, 1943 and undated; and records of the Lincoln Bird Club, 1945-1946. The minute books give a full account of the birds sighted by members and of the content of the program given at each meeting.



DESCRIPTION



Box 1

Folder




  1. Minute book, 1938-1948; includes dues and membership lists

  2. Minute book, 1952-1967; includes Christmas bird counts for 1952 and 1954

  3. Minute book, 1967-1972; includes programs of meetings, newspaper clippings, correspondence and bank statements

  4. Correspondence relating to Bird Club activities, 1946-1948, n.d.

  5. Bird counts of the University Place Bird Club, 1943-1968, n.d.

  6. Lincoln Bird Club, minutes and membership lists, 1945-1946



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Birds — Nebraska

Lincoln Bird Club (Lincoln, Neb.)

Nebraska Ornithologists’ Union

University Place Bird Club (Lincoln, Neb.)

Wesleyan Bird Club (Lincoln, Neb.)



 



Revised 07-23-2008   TMM