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Box MS-020 Box 2

 Container

Contains 71 Results:

Chhapgar, B F, 4 January 2003

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 34
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-34
Scope and Contents

Letter from Pittie highlighting certain aberrations in Salim Ali's India, book co-authored by Chhapgar, for rectification of his database.

Dates: 4 January 2003

Daniels, J C (1994), bulk: 29 August 1994 - 26 November 1994

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 35
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-35
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between J.C. Daniels and Pittie regarding the Salim Ali Wild Wings trust. Includes attached Deed of Declaration. Also includes discussion of reactions to nomenclature changes and Pittie / Robertson's Nomenclature booklet; and request to Pittie to write appraisal of avifauna from Hyderavad along the lines of Salim Ali's Hyderabad Ornithological Survey for the centenary issue.

Dates: Majority of material found within 29 August 1994 - 26 November 1994

Daniels, J C (1995), bulk: 23 March 1995 - 11 October 1995

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 36
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-36
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between J.C. Daniels and Pittie on the Salim Ali Trust and various birding publication matters. Attached is a 'deed of trust'. Topics include details of sites etc and reminders for article on Hyderabad avifauna; and references from Mayura, and on the Barred Owlet. Mentions Rishad Naoroji.

Dates: Majority of material found within 23 March 1995 - 11 October 1995

Daniels, J C (1996), bulk: 2 May 1996 - 13 August 1996

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 37
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-37
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between J.C. Daniels and Pittie on birding publication matters. Topics include reminders for article on Hyderabad avifauna; and request for articles / references.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2 May 1996 - 13 August 1996

Daniels, J C (1997), bulk: 28 January 1997 - 11 February 1997

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 38
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-38
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between J.C. Daniels and Pittie on research references relating to A.O. Hume's contribution to ornithology.

Dates: Majority of material found within 28 January 1997 - 11 February 1997

Daniels, J C (1999), bulk: 14 March 1999 - 11 September 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 39
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-39
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between J.C. Daniels and Pittie on birding research matters. Topics include requests for references for Daniels' papers and sight records of Draco Flying Lizards in the Eastern Ghats.

Dates: Majority of material found within 14 March 1999 - 11 September 1999

Daniels, J C (2000-2003), bulk: 11 September 2000 - 3 May 2003

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 40
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-40
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Pittie and Daniels on various birding research and BNHS business. Topics discussed include Pittie's resignation; challan for advertisements; and Pittie's paper on the dates of publication of the BNHS Journal.

Dates: Majority of material found within 11 September 2000 - 3 May 2003

Hussain, S A, bulk: 30 June 1984 - April 24 2001

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 41
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-41
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Pittie and Hussain on various birding research matters. Topics include babbler preening behaviour; pleasantries and references to various birding conferences and organisational events (BirdLife international meeting, etc); and review of Pittie's Bibliography.

Dates: Majority of material found within 30 June 1984 - April 24 2001

Manakadan, Ranjit, bulk: 19 April 1997 - July 21 2002.

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 42
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-42
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Pittie and Manakadan on various birding research matters. Topics include commentary on bird taxonomy including reference and the need for standardisation of bird names, Pittie's nomenclature work and Manakadan's intention of furthering this work through the BNHS; bird lists and research queries (including one for S.P. Bhatnagar); and comments on issues of the Newsletter for Birdwatchers and Buceros, including Pittie's preface for the NLBW.

Dates: Majority of material found within 19 April 1997 - July 21 2002.

Rahmani, Asad (1985-1989), bulk: 3 January 1985 -18 October 1989

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 43
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-43
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Rahmani and Pittie on various birding research and publications. Topics include requests for data and records and potential article on the Great Indian Bustard for Pittie's Mayura.

Dates: Majority of material found within 3 January 1985 -18 October 1989

Rahmani, Asad (1992-1994), bulk: 21 January 1992 - 30 November 1994

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 44
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-44
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Rahmani and Pittie on various birding matters. Includes references to Rahmani's projects such as survey of the the Stoliczka's Whinchat Saxicola macrorhyncha under progress; requests for references from Pittie and provision of Uttar Pradesh data for Pittie's database; formation of the Indian Bustard Group; opinions on Sibley & Monroe's classification. Includes discussion of Siraj Taher and certain relatives implicated in bustard hunting.

Dates: Majority of material found within 21 January 1992 - 30 November 1994

Rahmani, Asad (1996-1997), bulk: 4 March 1996 - 22 March 1997

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 45
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-45
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Pittie and Rahmani regd projects and research interests. Includes discussions on Bibliograpy of Indian Avifauna; Red Data Book species; the Sibley & Monrose classification; Pittie recommended as an expert on A.P. birds, funding for the Pan-Asian conference and BirdLife International's association; the range extension and plumage peculiarities of Ploceus benghalensis; and protecting bustard sites. Mentions Riyazuddin (student interested in writing a book on A.P....
Dates: Majority of material found within 4 March 1996 - 22 March 1997

S, Balachandran, bulk: 21 September 1999 - 21 October, 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 46
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-46
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Balachandran and Pittie on Tirupati camp data and discussion of co-authoring, review, submission and publication of notes. Includes discussion the extension of range of species Draco and T. Pompadora

Dates: Majority of material found within 21 September 1999 - 21 October, 1999

Unnithan, Saraswathy, bulk: 8 September 1996 - 16 November 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 47
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-47
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Pittie and Unnithan on various matters related to identification of bird species and changes in description. Topics include on plumage variation in blackthroated weaver Ploceus benghalensis and steps to be undertaken for identification, observation, forestry permissions and specimen procuration; and publication of different 'race' of baya bird; provision of references and discussion of scientific methods such as DNA fingerprinting and the Centre for Cellular and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 8 September 1996 - 16 November 1999

Urfi, Abdul Jamil, bulk: 6 July 1993 - 28 April 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 48
Identifier: MS-020-3-1-2-48
Scope and Contents Letter and email correspondence between Pittie and Urfi seeking database references, reprints and major/relevant/regional birding literature, sending newspaper article for comment (enclosed: India takes the birds under its wing). Topics include Heronries, migratory waders and waterfowl, raptor predation, planned paper by Urfi on identification of Storks, Ibises and Hornbills, nature discovery centre Sundarvan, popularisation of ornithology by the Birdwatchers' Society of Andhra Pradesh. Also...
Dates: Majority of material found within 6 July 1993 - 28 April 1999

Sub-Series 2: BirdLife International Correspondence

 Sub-Series — Box: MS-020 Box 2
Identifier: MS-020-3-2
Content Description From the Collection: The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Andaryati, Anny, bulk: 10 April 1996 - 11 June 1996

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 49
Identifier: MS-020-3-2-2-49
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Andaryati and Pittie with Andaryati sending newsletters, reports, programme of events from several bird clubs and societies in UK; and Pittie replying regarding receipt of significant amounts of information from birding bodies in the UK. Includes letter from Andyarti to Derrett of the Kent Ornithological Society, forwarded to Pittie, seeking data on various types of activities (newsletter, annual reports, events, fundraising and projects etc.) on behalf of the BSAP....
Dates: Majority of material found within 10 April 1996 - 11 June 1996

Eames, Jonathan C, bulk: 11 October 1996 - 5 February 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 50
Identifier: MS-020-3-2-2-50
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Eames (BirdLife Vietnam) and Pittie on various matters but primarily around the trips of Eames and other colleagues attending the PASOC (Francis Lambert, Nigel J. Collar and Adrian Long) to Cuddapah and the permissions required from the Forest Department on the same. Later letters document the observations of the group on Sri Lankamalleswara Wildlife Sanctuary; information about Jerdon's Courser and Great Indian Bustard conservation and study and Pittie's request for...
Dates: Majority of material found within 11 October 1996 - 5 February 1999

Grimmett, Richard to Pittie, Aasheesh, bulk: 28 February 1996 - 10 February 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 51
Identifier: MS-020-3-2-2-51
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Grimmett and Pittie on various birdwatching matters. Topics include Grimmett's trip to Hyderabad; checklists and reports from OBC as well as other from birding organizations in the UK; Pittie's bibliographic Index and the Natural History Book Service's willingness to market the same; comments on SACON and Red Data Books progress; DMAP (distribution mapping) software; requests for books from Pittie and mutual exchange of information and on birds; and settlement of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 28 February 1996 - 10 February 1999

Grimmet, Richard to Exley, Peter, 15 March 1996

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 52
Identifier: MS-020-3-2-2-52
Scope and Contents

To Exley of the Natural History Book Service, regarding Pittie's Bibliographic Index to the Ornithology of Indian Region to add to the catalogue.

Dates: 15 March 1996

Grimmet, Richard to Kazmiercak, Krys, 15 March 1996

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 53
Identifier: MS-020-3-2-2-53
Scope and Contents

Regarding restriction on publicising Jerdon's Courser area.

Dates: 15 March 1996

Grimmet, Richard to K, Jaganmohan Rao, 1 April 1996

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 54
Identifier: MS-020-3-2-2-54
Scope and Contents

Regarding help given to Grimmett and Pittie during visit to Cuddapah and Nellore where they spotted Jerdon's Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus, and appreciating the Sanctuary and their conservation work.

Dates: 1 April 1996

Lambert, Frank, bulk: 25 June 1997, 26 June 1997, 10 July 1997

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 55
Identifier: MS-020-3-2-2-55
Scope and Contents

Postcards from Lambert to Pittie and email from Pittie to Lambert on Lambert's visit to South India and resultant notes for Rollapadu region and Courser area.

Dates: Majority of material found within 25 June 1997, 26 June 1997, 10 July 1997

Long, Adrian, bulk: 11 September 1997, 5 June 1998, 11 March 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 56
Identifier: MS-020-3-2-2-56
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Pittie and Long on various birding matters. Topics include Pittie's comments subsequent meetings held between BirdLife international and various stakeholders regarding relationship between BLI / RSPB Indian partner and local NGOs; further developments on development of BLI-BNHS partnership vis-a-vis BNHS Indian NGO partnership; Long sending an article on the Forest Owlet.

Dates: Majority of material found in 11 September 1997, 5 June 1998, 11 March 1999

Sub-Series 3: Krys Kazmiercak correspondence

 Sub-Series — Box: MS-020 Box 2
Identifier: MS-020-3-3
Content Description From the Collection: The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Letters - 1993, 25 May 1993

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 57
Identifier: MS-020-3-3-2-57
Scope and Contents

Personal letter from Kazmiercak to Pittie regarding trips and sightings in Bharatpur, Kashmir, and Kullu.

Dates: 25 May 1993

Letters - 1995, bulk: 1 May 1995 - 25 December 1995

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 58
Identifier: MS-020-3-3-2-58
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Kazmiercak and Pittie on various birding publications and projects. Topics include the Index compiled by Pittie for volumes of JBNHS and Stray Feather and advice for publication and sales abroad; Kazmiercak's Checklist of Indian Birds including draft checklists and a checklist of endemic Indian mammals; journal subscriptions taken for each other; corrections to articles and desirability of bird identification articles; and reviews of bird database software.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1 May 1995 - 25 December 1995

Letters - 1996, bulk: 28 February 1996 - 23 December 1996

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 59
Identifier: MS-020-3-3-2-59
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Kazmiercak and Pittie on various birding matters. Topics include Pittie's sighting of the Jerdon's Courser and advisability of publicising the topography map of the Jerdon's Courser area (Reddi Palle and Sri Lankamalleswaram) through Kazmiercak's book; various birding expeditions; reactions to Pittie's birding index; discussion of species that deserve treatment in identification articles etc. Includes bilingual postal acknowledgment in French and English. Persons...
Dates: Majority of material found within 28 February 1996 - 23 December 1996

Letters - 1997, bulk: 25 January 1997 - 6 November 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 60
Identifier: MS-020-3-3-2-60
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Kazmiercak and Pittie on various birding matters. Topics include birding bibliographies; journal and publications of the BNHS and Pitta; potential identification by Paul Holt of a new species on the subcontinent (the long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus); reflections on Dr Kumar Ghorpade's review of Pittie's bibliography; rendering of bibliography in e-form (dbase, floppies etc.); Asad Rahmani's Bird Record Committee and general advice and pleasantries. Other...
Dates: Majority of material found within 25 January 1997 - 6 November 1999

Series 1: Zafar Futehally Correspondence

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-020-1
Content Description From the Collection: The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Sub-Series 4: Personal correspondence and other miscellaneous documents

 Sub-Series — Box: MS-020 Box 2
Identifier: MS-020-1-4
Content Description From the Collection: The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Futehally, Laeeq (1996), bulk: 27 March 1996 - 25 July 1996

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Pittie and Laeeq and Zafar Futehally regarding printing of letterheads for Laeeq.

Dates: Majority of material found within 27 March 1996 - 25 July 1996

Futehally, Laeeq (1999), 24 August 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-2
Scope and Contents

Letter from Laeeq thanking Pittie for assistance on a query.

Dates: 24 August 1999

Futehally, Laeeq (2000), 4 January 2000

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-3
Scope and Contents

Letter from Laeeq regarding diary published by Geologists' Association of Karnataka (sic) to be obtained from Mrs Quader.

Dates: 4 January 2000

Futehallys (2013), bulk: 19 August 2013, 25 September 2013

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence related to condolences on Futehally's passing. Includes reply from the Futehallys with note saying that it was read to Ama.

Dates: Majority of material found in 19 August 2013, 25 September 2013

Futehally, Zafar (1999), bulk: 13 October 1999, 22 October 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 5
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-5
Scope and Contents

Postcards from Futehally regarding missing issue of NLBW for Pittie and thanking Pittie for photographs etc.

Dates: Majority of material found in 13 October 1999, 22 October 1999

An Evening Chat with Zafar Futehally by Aasheesh Pittie - 2000, bulk: 9 January 2000, 24 January 2000

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 6
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-6
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of interview of Futehally by Pitite, with accompanying letter regarding clarifications on transciptions, and various comments on letters and meeting with the Futehallys.

Dates: Majority of material found in 9 January 2000, 24 January 2000

Futehally, Zafar (2002), bulk: 5 March 2002, 11 October 2002

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-7
Scope and Contents

Various correspondence from Futehally to Pittie. Includes email from Futehally inviting Pittie to Kihim, and a media clipping of an article sent to Pittie with a note from Futehally with updates and comment on Pitta.

Dates: Majority of material found in 5 March 2002, 11 October 2002

Futehally, Zafar (2003), bulk: 6 January 2003 - 22 February 2003

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-8
Scope and Contents

Correspondence in typewritten and email form between Pittie and Futehally with pleasantries and reference to Kihim; forwarding old Newsletters; and remembrance of J.S. Serrao.

Dates: Majority of material found within 6 January 2003 - 22 February 2003

Futehally, Zafar - The Hijacking of the Newsletter for Birdwatchers, ca 2004

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-9
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten note by Futehally regarding the takeover of the Newsletter for Birdwatchers.

Dates: ca 2004

Futehally, Zafar (2005), 10 July 2005

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 10
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-10
Scope and Contents

Letter by Futehally discussing birding literature and articles (by Pamela Rasmussen, et al)

Dates: 10 July 2005

Futehally, Zafar (2006), bulk: 25 July 2006 - 8 December 2006

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 11
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-11
Scope and Contents

Various clippings written by and forwarded by Futehally. Includes correspondence between Zafar Futehally, Humayun Abdulali and J.S. Serrao which was forwarded to Pittie in 2006, referencing Forest Spotted Owlet sightings (Athene blewetti). The enclosed letters date to 1 January 1998 and 8 January 1998.

Dates: Majority of material found within 25 July 2006 - 8 December 2006

Futehally, Zafar (2007), bulk: 9 January 2007 - 17 November 2007

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 12
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-12
Scope and Contents

Letters by Futehally to Pittie on various personal subjects and birding matters. This includes photos, notes, comments on and some transactions related to Pittie's Indian Birds. References Lavkumar's column and Futehally's own column. Includes old correspondence for remembrance, dated 18 March 1990 and notes the Futehallys's deteriorating health.

Dates: Majority of material found within 9 January 2007 - 17 November 2007

Futehally, Zafar (2009), 17 March 2009

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 13
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-13
Scope and Contents

Postcard from Futehally at Kihim, regarding surrounding birdlife and other pleasantries and updates.

Dates: 17 March 2009

Futehally, Zafar (2010), bulk: 16 March 2010 - 10 December 2010

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 14
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-14
Scope and Contents

Letters from Futehally with various attachments. Includes letter of Girish Karnad's with article enclosed; and old correspondence.

Dates: Majority of material found in 16 March 2010 - 10 December 2010

Futehally, Zafar (2011), 11 August 2011

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 15
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-15
Scope and Contents

Postcard from Futehally with thoughts on writing by hand.

Dates: 11 August 2011

Futehally, Zafar (2012), bulk: 13 April 2012 - 9 December 2012

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 16
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-16
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Pittie and Futehally on various personal subjects and birding matters. Contains photostat copies of Pittie's letters and handwritten Futehally correspondence. References of interest are to : Puttenahalli Project, Futehally's support for public/private partnerships for lake restoration; Pittie's publication of Indian Birds and continuing BSAP activities; comments on citizensparrow.in; comments on 'birdlistening', various books and the need for shelf place; Futehally's...
Dates: Majority of material found within 13 April 2012 - 9 December 2012

Futehally, Zafar (2013), bulk: 27 January 2013 - 16 July 2013

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 17
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-17
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Pittie and Futehally on various personal subjects and matters of personal interest. References of interest are: BSAP incidents; plans for Indian Birds; Futehally's biography edited by the Chandolas; event organized by the Futehallys; a paper by Pittie correcting the dating of a paper by J.C. Jerdon, cited wrongly by many and attributable to Blyth (Phragmaticola to Arundinax); and Futehally's health condition.

Dates: Majority of material found within 27 January 2013 - 16 July 2013

Newspaper article clippings, bulk: 22 July 2001, 26 August 2001, 14 October 2001

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 18
Identifier: MS-020-1-4-2-18
Scope and Contents

Articles written by Zafar Futehally.

Dates: Majority of material found within 22 July 2001, 26 August 2001, 14 October 2001

Series 2: Humayun Abdulali correspondence

 Series — Box: MS-020 Box 2
Identifier: MS-020-2
Content Description From the Collection: The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Sub-Series 1: Correspondence 1980-1989

 Sub-Series — Box: MS-020 Box 2
Identifier: MS-020-2-1
Content Description From the Collection: The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Abdulali, Humayun (1982), bulk: 7 June 1982 - 4 August 1982

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 19
Identifier: MS-020-2-1-2-19
Scope and Contents

Start of correspondence between Humayun Abdulali and Pittie on various matters related to birding research and observations. Discussions include the treatment of sub-species in description; naming conventions of birds described mutliple times (pertaining to the Grey Wagtail; useful journal subscriptions; ahow to maintain birding records; and birdwatcher club in Hyderabad, started by persons including N.S. Tyabji and Pushp Kumar. Abdulali introduces Major Ahmed Abdul Aziz and Taher.

Dates: Majority of material found within 7 June 1982 - 4 August 1982

Abdulali, Humayun (1983), bulk: 11 January 1983 - 12 August 1983

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 20
Identifier: MS-020-2-1-2-20
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Humayun Abdulali and Pittie on various matters related to birding activities and observations. Discusses Abdulali's advice on how to maintain birding records and the kind of observations that merit a note (related to migrant birds and range extension); Pittie's sight records at Bharatpur and planned Borra Caves trip, with Abdulali's comments regarding his own records etc.; comments on Mayura; nesting of bayas and other sighting queries. Persons mentioned include...
Dates: Majority of material found within 11 January 1983 - 12 August 1983

Abdulali, Humayun (1984), bulk: 11 January 1984 - 18 September 1984

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: MS-020-2-1-2-21
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Abdulali and Pittie on birding research. Topics include discussion of Pittie's birding checklist and BSAP's proposed Habitat survey; and discussion of procuration of Salim Ali's specimens by BNHS from Osmania University. Persons mentioned include Siraj Taher (re spotting of grey drongo), V Nagulu.

Dates: Majority of material found within 11 January 1984 - 18 September 1984

Abdulali, Humayun (1985), bulk: 30 September 1985 - undated 1985

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 22
Identifier: MS-020-2-1-2-22
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from Abdulali to Pittie regarding birding publications. Topics include preface for Pittie's checklist manuscript and forwarding a presentation of Abdulali's; and a greeting card for the New Year's.

Dates: Majority of material found in 30 September 1985 - undated 1985

Abdulali, Humayun (1986), bulk: 5 January 1986 - 21 August 1986

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 23
Identifier: MS-020-2-1-2-23
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Humayun Abdulali and Pittie on various matters related to birding research and observations. Topics include discussion of Pittie's birding list for the Andamans, including on Reef Heron young; sighting of the House Crow and note by Pittie thereupon; and species procuration - snowy petrel for BNHS, ancillary to frog collection under P.V.Manju.

Dates: Majority of material found within 5 January 1986 - 21 August 1986

Abdulali, Humayun (1987), bulk: 26 February 1987 - 15 November 1987

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 24
Identifier: MS-020-2-1-2-24
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Humayun Abdulali and Pittie on various matters related to birding research and observations. Discussions include Pitite's Checklist of A.P. and observations of Andaman; Pittie's indexation of JBNHS and request for reprints; Abdulali's request for procuring some specimens and musings on potential for ecological work in Silent Valley.

Dates: Majority of material found within 26 February 1987 - 15 November 1987

Abdulali, Humayun (1988-89), bulk: 1 January 1988 -15 October 1989

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 25
Identifier: MS-020-2-1-2-25
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Humayun Abdulali and Pittie on various matters related to birding publications. Discussions include requests for reprints, cost summary etc. Includes money orders.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1 January 1988 -15 October 1989

Sub-Series 2: Correspondence 1990 - 1999

 Sub-Series — Box: MS-020 Box 2
Identifier: MS-020-2-2
Content Description From the Collection: The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Abdulali, Humayun (1991), bulk: January 1991-13 December 1991

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 26
Identifier: MS-020-2-2-2-26
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Abdulali and Pittie on birding research. Includes exchange of pleasantries and plans for meeting; Pittie’s A.P. Checklist; request for reprints. Mentions Nadir Tyabji.

Dates: Majority of material found within January 1991-13 December 1991

Abdulali, Humayun (1992), bulk: 2 January 1992 - 28 January 1992

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 27
Identifier: MS-020-2-2-2-27
Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence between Abdulali and Pittie regarding personal contigencies.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2 January 1992 - 28 January 1992

Abdulali, Humayun (1996), bulk: 8 September 1996 - 7 December 1996

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 28
Identifier: MS-020-2-2-2-28
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Abdulali and Pittie on birding research. Includes exchange of pleasantries; Pittie’s A.P. Checklist; request for reprints; procuration of specimens of Salim Ali’s collection from Osmania University; discussions on variant Ploceus benghalensis and its investigation by the BNHS (mentions Saraswati Unnithan).

Dates: Majority of material found within 8 September 1996 - 7 December 1996

Abdulali, Humayun (1997), bulk: 12 January 1997 - 11 December 1997

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 29
Identifier: MS-020-2-2-2-29
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Abdulali and Pittie on birding research. Includes discussions on plumage variation for Motacilla alba and other wagtails; continued discussion of bayas; queries on records in Pittie's field checklist for Hyderabad; and other birding queries; complementary issues of Mayura for BNHS. Mentions Ahmed Aziz.

Dates: Majority of material found within 12 January 1997 - 11 December 1997

Abdulali, Humayun (1998), bulk: 29 August 1998 - 17 December 1998

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 30
Identifier: MS-020-2-2-2-30
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Abdulali and Pittie on various issues related to birding, bird research and documentation. Includes suggestions or corrections from Abdulali regarding matters in Pitta, such as regarding the Pied Crested Cuckoo and Tringa ochropus (Green Sandpiper), and the importance of sight records; the BNHS attempt to procure Salim Ali’s collection; BNHS organization matters. Persons mentioned are B. Raha and Dr Kumar Ghorpade.

Dates: Majority of material found within 29 August 1998 - 17 December 1998

Abdulali, Humayun (1999), 21 January 1999

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 31
Identifier: MS-020-2-2-2-31
Scope and Contents

Letter from Abdulali to Pittie regarding research into swift species in Borra cave, with a view to confirmation of identification of Trevor Price's Paler Swift.

Dates: 21 January 1999

Sub-Series 3: Correspondence 2000 - 2009

 Sub-Series — Box: MS-020 Box 2
Identifier: MS-020-2-3
Content Description From the Collection: The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Abdulali, Humayun (2000, 2001, 2004), bulk: 2 September 2000 - 3 January 2004

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 32
Identifier: MS-020-2-3-2-32
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Abdulali and Pittie on various birding research matters. Topics include Pittie’s draft on etymology of birds; receipt of Pamela Rasmussen’s Alius paper; indexation of the papers of the BBOC; Biceros bicornis (Great hornbill) in the Eastern Ghats complex.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2 September 2000 - 3 January 2004

Abdulali, Rafia (2004), 3 January 2004

 File — Box: MS-020 Box 2, Folder: 33
Identifier: MS-020-2-3-2-33
Scope and Contents

Letter of thanks by Rafia Abdulali for booklet the dates of publication for BNHS Journals Vol. 1 -100.

Dates: 3 January 2004

Series 3: Correspondence with other birders

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-020-3
Content Description From the Collection: The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Sub-Series 1: Bombay Natural History Society Correspondence

 Sub-Series — Box: MS-020 Box 2
Identifier: MS-020-3-1
Content Description From the Collection: The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013

Aasheesh Pittie Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-020
Content Description The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013
Found in: Archives at NCBS