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Mary McLellan Davidson Terry papers
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The papers of Mary McLellan Davidson Terry, Assistant Curator of Birds and Mammals at the California Academy of Sciences, who was a prolific collector and preparatory of specimens. Includes family history, photographs, publications, and card catalog.
In 1918, Mary E. McLellan joined the California Academy of Sciences as a library assistant. She remained in this area until her appointment as Assistant Curator, Department of Birds and Mammals (1922-1936). While at the Academy, she collected over 600 specimens including hawks, ducks, herons, finches, rails, shorebirds, and many others. She is listed as preparatory on a number of these. Her travels included Tahiti (1920), Samoa (1921), Mexico (1925), and Panama (1929-1932).
12 boxes, 2.3 cu.ft.
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