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George Ord letters to Charles Waterton, 1833-1850

George Ord letters to Charles Waterton, 1833-1850

Ord, George, 1781-1866

Ornithologist

Collection Information

Size: 10 items (on partial microfilm reel)

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

Biographical/Historical Note

Ord was a naturalist and philologist.

Provenance

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).

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: American Philosophical Society.

Alternative Forms Available

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

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

George Ord letters to Charles Waterton, 1833-1850. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.