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Compiled correspondence, 1945

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Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection consists of Ralph Brown's 1945 compilation of correspondence on passenger pidgeons. Brown was a VPI librarian working under the request of a professor A. L. Dean. of the V. P. I. Agricultural extension division. The latter had made inquiries to ornithologists regarding "the possibility that the extermination of the passenger pidgeon was caused by disease." All the six ornithologists contacted disagreed with Dean's hypothesis. "Market hunting," not...
Dates: 1945