The Wilson Ornithological Society
 

Covers of the Journals
of the Wilson Ornithological Society

 

Here are examples of the covers of the Wilson Bulletin. For most of the time the cover has represented a bird named after Alexander Wilson: the Long-eared Owl, originally described as Otus wilsonianus, the Wilson's Phalarope, or Wilson's Warbler.

 

1889, v. 1

1, 2

The Ornithologists' and Oologists' Semi-Annual

1890, v. 2

1, 2

" (cover same as vol. 1 no. 2)

1891, v. 3

1

The Semi-Annual

1892, v. 4

1, 2

The Wilson Quarterly

1893, v. 5

1, 2

The Journal of the Wilson Ornithological Chapter of the Agassiz Association

1894, v. 6

1, 2, 3

Bulletin (Nos. 1-3) (reprinted all together in one issue) Originals I have are very tiny with no cover.

1895-1901, v. 7-13

2, 4, or 6 nos per vol.

Bulletin (Nos. 4-19), The Wilson Bulletin (Nos. 20-37)

1902-07, v. 14-19

4 issues/volume

The Wilson Bulletin

1908-15, v.20-27

4 issues/volume

"

1916-25, v.28-37

4 issues/volume

" (cover gray or brown)

1926-, v.38-

4 isses/volume

" (colored area yellow or blue) by George Sutton

1927-37, v.39-49

4 issues/volume

" (cover same as above but no colored area)

1940, v. 50

4 issues/volume

" (There were a lot of upset people when this came out! The editor published this cover without approval of the council.)

1941-62, v.51-74

4 issues/volume

"

1963-2005, v. 75-117

4 issues/volume

" (cover featuring drawing by George Sutton, used until name changed to Wilson Journal of Ornithology)

2006-, v. 118-

4 issues/volume

Wilson Journal of Ornithology

 
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