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Jackson Rinn Pope, III Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: HOS-2020-001

Content Description

University of Oklahoma Graduate Student. This archival collection contains the library, notes, and realia of Jackson Rinn Pope, III. Topics include the history of ornithology, birdsong, and citizen science. The history of ornithology portion includes research notes, a home study course in bird biology, and games.


  • 1934-2016


Conditions Governing Use

Open for public research


6 Cubic Feet (4 boxes.)

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Organized into two series: 1. Historiographical notes in books. 2. Realia.

External to this archive but part of the larger Pope collection are: 82 LP audio discs in vinyl and shellac as well as books, postcard sets, and partial journal runs. These materials are cataloged into the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries and may be found by searching the online catalog using the term "gift of the Pope family in memory of their son Jackson Pope III". Some of the 82 discs were created early in the 20th century and have no clear date expression. The latest vinyl audio disc was created in 2010. The earliest books were printed in the 18th century.

Condition Description

Materials are in good condition with the exception of three broken shellac audio recordings.

Melissa Rickman
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Repository Details

Part of the History of Science Collections Repository

401 West Brooks Street, Room 521NW
Norman OK 73019 United States