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Allen, Robert Porter (1905-1963)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1905 - 1963

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Robert Porter Allen Audubon collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2015-09
Abstract This collection consists of the research materials left behind by renowned ornithologist field researcher Robert Porter Allen.  While doing research for the Audubon Society, Allen researched and wrote extensively on the flamingo, roseate spoonbill, and whooping crane, among others.  His groundbreaking research on the whooping crane, including his identification of Canada's Slave Lake as the crane's northern nesting place, is acknowledged to have brought the species back from sure...
Dates: Created: 1920-2000, predominantly 1930-1963. ; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/2015