Document Type

Book

Publication Date

1918

Abstract

Regional bird journal compiled by Bridgewater College students, faculty and alumni, 1918, 1947 - 1950. Handwritten by several compilers in a composition book.

The first part of the book is an "Index of Birds identified in the spring of 1918. Course under Dr. Scott." The list was compiled by Charles S. Driver, BC Class of 1916. Field notes are included. Driver was likely taking this class in graduate work, probably at Indiana University.

The second section of the book is a list, "Birds observed in the vicinity of Bridgewater, Va. 1947 -48- 49. " Contributors are listed. They are mostly Bridgewater College students and alumni but include biology professor and track coach Harry G. M. "Doc" Jopson as well as coach and professor Daniel Geiser. The secretary for this section of the notebook was Max M. Carpenter, BC Class of 1950.

A final section in the journal is a list of birds seen on a "Virginia Society of Ornithology field trip, May 6, 1950". 65 people visited Silver Lake, Mossy Creek, and Hone Quarry Hollow in Rockingham County, Va.

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