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Lecture notes

Handwritten lecture notes describing birds and animals encountered while traveling around Oregon, including Crater Lake, Willamette Valley, and Rogue River.

Bohlman, Herman

Flocking of the swallows

Manuscript on the spotting of a large group of swallows near a roadside. The author goes on to discuss how the birds are joined by other flocks to travel in large groups in order to hide their true numbers from predators.

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

Articles discussing pollution of Willamette River, creation of an executive committee for sportsmen, and the American Nature Association Alaska expedition

Newspaper clippings discussing pollution of the Willamette River, the creation of an executive committee representing sportsmen, and the American Nature Association expedition to Alaska. A newspaper clipping describing an encounter with a mountain beaver is included.

Ketchikan Alaska Chronicle (Firm)

Articles and correspondence

Collection of articles and correspondence focusing on William Finley's visit with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Other articles discuss fishways at the Bonneville Dam and beaver conservation.

Oregon Journal (Firm)

Articles

Articles discussing Willamette Valley project, water conservation, and appointment of Ira N. Gabrielson as Director of Fish and Wildlife Service.

St. Louis Globe-Democrat

Waterfowl protection and other manuscripts

Manuscript that is composed of various manuscripts, with a focus on closing the waterfowl hunting season. The manuscripts concerning the waterfowl include creating legislation to close or limit the hunting season, the practice of baiting, and protecting waterfowl populations. A manuscript discussing russet-backed thrushes is included.

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

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