Reuniting Finley and Bohlman

Varied thrush or Alaska robin

Title
Varied thrush or Alaska robin
LC Subject
Thrushes Woodpeckers
Repository
Oregon State University. Libraries
Creator
Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953
Description
Document that contains two manuscripts. The first is on the subject of the Varied Thrush (also known as the Alaska or Oregon Robin). John Burroughs wrote a poem about the peculiar bird after his first sighting in Alaska. The second manuscript focuses on the black woodpecker. Captain Lewis of Lewis and Clark fame, authored the first known record of the bird. At Lewis's request, Alexander Wilson created a colored drawing of the bird.
Work Type
manuscripts (documents) typescripts
Date
1930/1939
Rights
Rights Reserved - Free Access
Local Collection Name
William L. Finley Papers, 1899-1946 (MSS Finley)
Type
Text
Format
application/pdf
Set
OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center Reuniting Finley and Bohlman
Primary Set
Reuniting Finley and Bohlman
Is Part Of
Series 1: Manuscripts; Box 2, folder 7: Manuscripts: Typescripts, circa 1930s
Institution
Oregon State University