George Ord letters to Charles Waterton, 1833-1850

Ord, George, b. 1781 d. 1866
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 10 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters from Ord to longtime friend Waterton, criticizing John James Audubon.

Biographical/Historical Note: Ord was a naturalist and philologist.

Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art, 1955. Selected from the American Philosophical Society's collection of George Ord letters to Charles Waterton, 1832-1864 (74 items).

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  • Microfilm reel P34 (fr. 214-223) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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