Guide to the George Elford Hudson Papers 1930-1971
Cage 503

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Hudson, George Elford
Title
George Elford Hudson Papers
ID
Cage 503
Date [inclusive]
1930-1971
Extent
353.0 items.
General Physical Description note
3 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Contains original drawings in pencil and ink, and plates used for illustrations for his articles showing bird musculature.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 503, George Elford Hudson Papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Dr. George Elford Hudson was born on May 6, 1907. He taught in the Washington State University Department of Zoology from 1938 to 1974. From 1938 to 1946 he was an Assistant Professor of Zoology and the zoology museum curator. In 1946 he became an Associate Professor and gained his full Professorship in 1951. During the Second World War, Dr. Hudson worked with the War Department on chemical warfare. He was a charter member of the Washington Environmental Council. Dr. Hudson authored numerous articles on bird musculature, which appeared in the American Midland Naturalist and  Ibis. Many of these articles were extensions of masters and doctoral research at the University of Nebraska in 1937. Dr. Hudson died on August 4, l974.

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Scope and Contents note

The records contain original drawings, in pencil and ink, and plates used for illustrations for his articles showing bird musculature.

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Arrangement note

The papers of George Elford Hudson, which date from 1930 to 1971, are arranged in a single series in alphabetical order by subject. The folders listed as oversized are located in the flat files in a large folder separate from the other containers.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1984

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The papers of George Elford Hudson, 1930-1971, were donated toWashington State University Libraries in May 1980 (MS80-17).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University--Faculty -- Archives

Personal Name(s)

  • Hudson, George Elford --Archives

Subject(s)

  • Birds -- Anatomy
  • Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Science
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Bird Drawing: Left Leg, Medial View. undated   1.0 item.

Oversized 1

Bird Names Referred to by Gadow in Discussing the Muscles of the Pelvic Appendadge of Birds: Brown's Klasse Und Ardnungen, pp. 139-209 undated   1.0 item.

Oversized 2

Ciconiiformes Correlations 1966   6.0 items.

1 3

Cross-Section Drawings of Ring-Billed Gull (B. 373) undated   3.0 items.

1 4

Correlation Coefficients: Legs; Wings (Family Comparisons); Wings (Numerical Scores); Legs (Numerical Scores); Legs (Family Comparisons); and, Final Run 1966-1971   7.0 items.

1 5

Crow Drawings undated   12 items.

Oversized 6

Crow Muscles undated   3.0 items.

1 7

Draft Bird Drawings (ink) undated   4.0 items.

1 8

Draft Bird Drawings (pencil) undated   5.0 items.

1 9

Figures 1-9 For Muscles of the Pectoral Limb in Galliform Birds, Hudson and Langillotti, American Midland Naturalist, 71 (1). January 1964   4.0 items.

Oversized 10

Galliformes Computer Runs (Hudson, et al.), Muscle Coefficients: 

Box Folder

Coefficients, Pelvic Limb Muscles 1964   1.0 item.

1 11

Coefficients, Pelvic Muscles 1965   4.0 items.

1 12

Coefficients, Wing Muscles 1964   1.0 item.

1 13

Coefficients, Wing Muscles (All Items) 1965   1.0 item.

1 14

Detail Sheets, Wing Muscles (Computed by R. A. Parker) April 13, 1962   1.0 item.

1 15

Leg and Wing Muscles Chart 1965   1.0 item.

1 16

Leg Muscles, Pelvic Appendage (Partridge, Grouse) undated   12.0 items.

1 17

Negatives - Pectoral Appendage (Pigeon, Blue Grouse, Prairie Falcon) undated   2.0 items.

1 18

Pectorals, Non-Sesamoid 1965   1.0 item.

1 19

Pectorals, Sesamoid 1965   1.0 item.

1 20

Pelvic Limb Muscles (Revised) 1963   1.0 item.

1 21

Pelvic Limb Muscles (Revised) 1963   1.0 item.

1 22

Pelvic Limb Muscle Scores (Revised) 1964   1.0 item.

1 23

Pelvic Muscles 1964   1.0 item.

1 24

Wing Muscles Scores 1964   1.0 item.

1 25

Wing Muscles Scores (Revised) 1964   1.0 item.

1 26

Wing Muscles Summaries, Computed by R.A. Parker 1962   1.0 item.

1 27

Wing Myology, Wing Muscles Summaries (Computed by R.A. Parker) 1962   1.0 item.

1 28

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Box Folder

Hudson Data Sheets undated   8.0 items.

1 29

Ink Drawings: Bird Musculature undated   9.0 items.

1 30

Lari and Alcae, Original Drawings (Figures 1-26b), Ibis: III: 459-524. Hudson, et al. 1969   25 items.

Oversized 31

Negatives--Crow Wing Muscles, Plates 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 10-20 April 2, 1951   18 items.

1 32

Original Drawings for Paper on Gross Anatomy of the Wing Muscles in the Family Corvidaes: Pectoral Appendages, (Hudson and Lanzilotte,  American Midland Naturalist. 53 (1): 1-44 1955   24 items.

Oversized 33

Original Drawings for Paper on Muscles of the Pelvic Limb in Galliform Birds. American Midland Naturalist, 57 (1): 1-66. (Author's Note). January 1959   6.0 items.

Oversized 34

Pectoral Appendage, Falconiformes undated   1.0 item.

Oversized 35

Pectoral Appendage (cross-section), Quail, Killdeer, Green-Winged Teal, Ring-Billed Gull, Pied-Billed Grebe, Kingfisher, Burrowing Owl undated   21 items.

1 36

Photostatic Prints From A Text, Erklarung von Tafal, XIX-XXIV undated   15 items.

1 37

Plates On Bird Musculature 1951   7.0 items.

1 38

Strigiformes and Caprimulgiformes: Illustrations of the Pelvic Limb Muscles undated   1.0 item.

Oversized 39

Studies on the Muscles of the Pelvic Appendage in Birds. American Midland Naturalist 18 (1): 1-108. George E. Hudson's Original Drawings for Ph.D. Thesis, 26 Plates. January, 1937   60 items.

Oversized 40

Tinamiformes--Pectoral and Pelic Muscles Drawings undated   21 items.

1 41

Wing and Leg Muscles Correlation Statistical Chart undated   2.0 items.

Oversized 42

Wings, Crow (M.S. Thesis Drawings, University of Nebraska, George E. Hudson) 1930   17 items.

Oversized 43