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Herbert L. Spinney Bird Watching Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1101-sc

Scope and Contents

Diary kept by Spinney of his bird sightings in Maine. The volume also has newspaper clippings about Spinney and the Maine Ornithological Society pasted in the first few pages.

Dates

  • 1891-1907

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Spinney was keeper of the Seguin Light at the mouth of the Kennebec River from 1893 to 1907. He was president of the Maine Ornithological Society and author of articles in the "Maine Naturalist" and other publications. He died in 1943.

Extent

1 volume (37 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Diary kept by Spinney of his bird sightings in Maine. The volume also has newspaper clippings about Spinney and the Maine Ornithological Society pasted in the first few pages.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Joseph Haggett, Bath, Me.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Herbert L. Spinney Bird Watching Journal
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686