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Willow Ptarmigan, undated

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Roger Tory Peterson photographs collection consists of 90 wildlife photographs taken by Peterson. All the photographs depict various animals and scenes from nature, with the primary subject among them being birds. The photographs feature the animals in their natural habitats, from locales around the world. Spanning the world in locations from the Falkland Islands to Nova Scotia, animals depicted include the gelada baboon, capybara, and California sea lion, while birds depicted range from penguins to pelicans. ID numbers, location, title, and species name all largely come from the original Guerney’s auction catalogue.[Call number + Cage QL 31.P45 G83 2012]


  • undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.


From the Collection: 18 Linear Feet (9 oversize manuscript boxes (31.5" x 23.5"))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Lagopus lagopus scotius, Scotland/Wales/N. England. (ID: 249)

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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The Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department at Brandeis University consists of two collecting units, the University Archives and Special Collections. University Archives documents the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Special Collections features a broad array of unique primary source materials across a wide range of disciplines that support research, teaching and learning at Brandeis. Learn more about our collections