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Photostat Copy of William Bakewell Letter to Miss Gifford Fatland Ford, Pennsylvania, 1805 July 19
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Enclosing the above letter from John James Audubon 1805 May 20. Original letter of William Bakewell not acquired by Princeton. Original Audubon letter in B2 F1.
Purchased at Sotheby sale, 2 July 1962.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
Original processing information unknown. Biography written by Alyxandra Cullen, '09. The finding aid was revised by Kelly Bolding in 2020.
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Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing Use
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- Credit this material:
Photostat Copy of William Bakewell Letter to Miss Gifford Fatland Ford, Pennsylvania; John James Audubon Collection, C0006, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
- Existence and Location of Copies
Publications: Audubon's Ornithological Biography (Edinburgh: A. Black, 1831-1839) and Viviparous Quadrapeds of North America (New York: J. J. Audubon, 1845-1848); Letters of John James Audbon, edited by Howard Corning (1930).
The following sources were consulted during preparation of biographical note: Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
- Audubon, John-James, 1785-1851
Audubon, Lucy Green Bakewell, 1787-1874
Rice, Howard C. (Howard Crosby), 1904-1980