Hollis T. Ross Collection of Significant Editions
A member of the Class of 1968, Mr. Hollis T. Ross graduated from the university with a degree in Mathematics. Gifts from his personal library include some of the world's finest illustrations of birds and mammals.
Abrégé d'Histoire Naturelle des Quadrupèdes Vivipares et des Oiseaux. François Holandre. Chez Sanson & Compagnie, 1790.
The Birds of America. John James Audobon. Johnson Reprint Corp; Theatrum Orbus Terrarum, 1971. Fine facsimile of first folio edition.
A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains. John Gould. Letterpress by N. A. Vigors, 1832.
Figures of British Land Birds, Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick . . . . Thomas Bewick. Printed by S. Hodgson, for R. Beilby, 1800.
A History of North American Birds: Land Birds. Spencer Fullerton Baird. Little, Brown, Co., 1875.
The Mammals of North America: The Descriptions of Species Based Chiefly on the Collections in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution; with Eighty-Seven Plates of Original Figures . . . . Spencer Fullerton Baird. J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1859.