Alexander Wilson letters, 1800-1810


Date: 1800-1810 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


This correspondence is chiefly to William Bartram concerning personal matters and birds.

Background note

Alexander Wilson was an ornithologist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1813.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Acquired from Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 1952.

Location of originals:

Originals in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Personal Name(s)

  • Bartram, William, 1739-1823
  • Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813


  • Natural history.
  • Ornithology.