Richard R. and Jean W. Graber Papers, 1873-1987
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Brief Description: Papers of Richard Rex Graber  (1924-1997) and Jean W.  Graber  (1924- ),  Wildlife Specialists and Professional  Scientists at the Illinois Natural History Survey Center for Wildlife Ecology  (1956-83) include publications by Richard and Jean Graber; Illinois bird species notes (in taxonomic order); nesting records; bird field observation lists by Graber (ca. 1956-87) or collected by  Richard and Jean Graber from others (ca. 1903-87); notebooks and diaries of early Illinois Ornithologists Benjamin T. Gault (1873-1927), Alfred O. Gross (assistant to Stephen Forbes, 1907-09); and Thomas E. Musselman 1908-12, 1929-70); frequency studies of Illinois Christmas Bird Counts; habitat studies and censuses (ca. 1957-81), seasonal bird censuses (1964-81); studies of audio detection of nocturnal migration (1957-60); correspondence with field note contributors for "Audubon Field Notes" (published by National Audubon Society) with field notes editors R. E. Mumford and Richard Graber (1958-62); bibliographical notes on birds; and proof sheets and boards for publications by Richard and Jean Graber of maps, graphs, charts, drawings, and photographs.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 43/7/21
Created by: Graber, Richard Rex (1924-1997)
Volume: 20.8 cubic feet
Acquired: 4/12/2002
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Arrangement: By subject and  chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Illinois Biological Station (Havana)
Music -- Illinois
Natural History
Natural History Survey, Illinois
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]