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Jack crow

Manuscript in which the author writes about being friends with a crow.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Bird - Life about a pond

Manuscript in which William L. Finley describes several varieties of birds, including what he refers to as a sparrow hawk (American kestrel).

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Ducklings

Manuscript describing the pursuit of ducks and ducklings to observe behavior and hopefully catch a few photos of the mothers and their young.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Hunting grebes

Manuscript that shares a few excerpts from "Plight of grebes", focusing on why grebes have been singled out for their plumage.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Bird lives

Manuscript detailing a trip where several types of birds are observed, but the author's main goal is to spot white herons.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Home life of birds

Manuscript detailing observations of birds, searching for white herons, and lecturing on bird life.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Bird delegation

Manuscript that depicts a lake trip in which two white herons were spotted and the author fell into the lake when coming face to face with a delegation of waterfowl. Small excerpt from "Home life of birds".

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Colonies

Manuscript that features excerpts from "Bird delegation." Describes photographing two colonies of birds.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Life blood of birds for fashion

Manuscript describing the wreckage plume hunting has caused to some bird populations. Author points out that six indictments against two plume hunters had been filed. The defendants fled to California.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Saving from the slaughter

Manuscript that makes a case to stop plume hunting. Author describes a sad scene of grebe bodies littering a lake site in the aftermath of hunting.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Bird families

Manuscript describing bird families and different subsets in those families. Descriptions include physical traits as well as scientific names.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

A study of birds

Manuscript describing several types of birds. The author comments on home life, habitat, and physical characteristics.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Nature study

Manuscript describing the virtues and difficulties of photography.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Bird life - A study with the camera

Manuscript that expresses a love of nature, especially in the spring time. The main focus is on photography and the occasional trials in obtaining a worthy photo. Contains a few excerpts from "Nature study."

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Photography

Short manuscript that describes bird photography. The author's photography subject is a Kingfisher.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Compilation of birds

Manuscript detailing characteristics of birds who frequent a pond, as well as the joys and disappointments of photography. A second manuscript describes a red-tailed hawk. Additional excerpts are included from other manuscripts, including "Vigor's wren."

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Sea birds

Manuscript in which the pursuit of photographing sea birds is discussed. Appears to be the same trip featured in "Study of sea birds."

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

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