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Illinois Birds Series online
Other works by the Grabers
Graber Materials in the University Archives
Richard R. and Jean W. Graber Papers, 1873-1987
Papers of Richard Rex Graber (1924-1997) and Jean W. Graber (1924-2015), 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 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 (asst. to Stephen Forbes, 1907-09); and Thomas E. Musselman 1908-12, 1929-70); Illinois Christmas Bird Counts; habitat studies and censuses (ca. 1957-81), seasonal bird censuses (1964-81); audio detection of nocturnal migration (1957-60); corresp. 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; and proof sheets and boards for publications by Richard and Jean Graber of maps, graphs, charts, drawings, and photographs.
Ornithological Survey Photographs, 1907, 1963 | University of Illinois Archives
Large and medium format photographic negatives and prints taken by staff of the Illinois Natural History Survey during field surveys. The majority of the photographs show a nests and eggs, but photographs of the field parties, camps, field taxidermy, caves, and natural areas are also included. Specific locations covered include the fish market in Havana, the landscape west of Seville, La Crosse, Hamilton, Keokuk, Urbana, Saline County, Running Lake, Union County and Saint Joseph/Danville. The series also includes photographs taken by Jean Graber in 1963, of unidentified natural areas in Illinois.