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Anchorage Christmas bird count records

Guide to the Anchorage Christmas bird count records

Collection number: HMC-1225.
Creator: DeLap, David.
Title: Anchorage Christmas bird count records.
Dates: 1941-2016.
Volume of collection: 0.4 cubic feet and 593 kilobytes.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Records of the annual Anchorage Christmas bird count.

Historical note:
Christmas bird counts have been conducted nationally under the auspices of the Audubon Society since 1900. The first bird count done in Anchorage with the count submitted to the Audubon Society was conducted by Clayton J. Pollard in 1941. Currently, the Anchorage bird count is conducted by the Anchorage Audubon Society.

Collection description:
The collection consists of records of the annual Anchorage bird count. It includes annual summaries of bird counts, maps of the Anchorage regional divisions, names of participants, and historical information on the bird count in Anchorage as collected and written by Dave DeLap, long time compiler of the Anchorage bird count records.

Arrangement: The collection is largely grouped by document type.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: The Archives holds copyright only to documents created by David DeLap.

Preferred citation: Anchorage Christmas bird count records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Separated materials: Published national annual bird counts were placed in the Library collections.

Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by David DeLap in 2016.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2016.

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