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Harold S. Gilbert autobiography, and notes of an amateur ornithologist

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: CB G373

Scope and Contents note

The collection includes two journals created by Harold S. Gilbert documenting his life and accounts of birdwatching between 1887-1946. Also includes some correspondence, birding checklists, clippings, greeting cards, and photographs.


  • Creation: circa 1882-1951

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Conditions Governing Use note

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical/Historical note

Harold S. Gilbert (1882-1954) was born in Salem, Oregon, and educated at the University of Idaho and Pacific University.


0.25 linear feet (1 container) : 1 half manuscript box

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Bessie K. Gilbert, 1961.

Processing Information note

Collection is processed.

Guide to the Harold S. Gilbert autobiography, and notes of an amateur ornithologist
Complete Description
Alexa Goff
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA