Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered general works on pursuing wild animals in order to capture or kill them as well as works on shooting game. Works on the use of firearms and the technique of shooting are entered under Shooting.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 601
Overview: Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs and memorabilia documenting Davison's activities as founder of a Yale aviation unit during World War I, his political career in the Republican Party in New York State, his presidency of the American Museum of Natural History (1933-1951) and his activities in many foundations, academic institutions and philanthropies. The aspect of his life most thoroughly documented is his organization of a Yale flying unit, which was formally recognized by the...
Call Number: MS 1388
Overview: The papers, which consist of letterbooks, correspondence, and subject files, including photographs and writings, document George Bird Grinnell's leading role in the American conservation movement. The material focuses on Grinnell's adult life (1886-1938) and details his work as editor of Forest and Stream magazine, authority on American Indians of the West, and active participant in the National Audubon Society, the Boone and Crockett Club, the American Game Protective and Propagation...
Item — Nash 17
Call Number: MSS 24
Scope and Contents: Written from Iver Heath. Concerns a house party in the country and describes the landscape and Nash's first experience fowling. Also mentions the visit of Nash's friend, who is in love. Nash discusses his desire to become famous, but explains that his first goal is to become independent of his father. Includes two sketches, the first of a staircase and the second of a man holding a smoking gun (reproduced in Dear Mercia, opposite p. 41). People mentioned: Barbara...
Dates: 1911 September 23
Call Number: GEN MSS 415
Overview: Collection consists of personal papers and materials collected by David Wagstaff. Included are diaries of Wagstaff's travels from 1907-1921; correspondence, organizational papers, photographs and other materials related to the Ristigouche Salmon Club and the Restigouche Riparian Association; personal papers including catalog cards of Wagstaff's book collection; and materials generally concerning hunting and fishing collected by Wagstaff,including shooting targets, shooting awards, photographs...