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Howard Lewis Mendall Ornithology Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0339

Scope and Contents

The papers of Professor Mendall concern primarily his research on birds and in particular ducks. The collection consists mainly of publications (articles, reprints, journals). Some manuscript materials are present along with field note cards.


  • Creation: 1898-1984


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Professor Emeritus Mendall was born in Augusta in 1909, received his B.A. from the University of Maine in 1931 and his M.A. in 1934. He was appointed to the faculty in Wildlife Resources in 1937. He was a leader in the Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit and was affiliated with the U.S. Department of the Interior. He retired from the University of Maine in 1977. He died Jan. 27, 1994.


13 linear feet (11 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alan Hutchinson, Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, June 1997.

General Note

For list of publications see box 2382 folder 0.

Guide to the Howard Lewis Mendall Ornithology Papers
Box And Folder List Available
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Code for uncoded script
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States