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Wild Bird Pathology Database

Call Number: MS174

Scope and Contents

This collection, donated by Mark Pokras, contains digital and paper records dating related to the Wild Bird Pathology Database from 2006 to 2011. The digital files include spreadsheets, images from the Mark Pokras dead bird collection, a database, application code, an XML website, and the data dictionary. The paper records consists of another copy of the data dictionary, dated 2011, which brings together the appendices of the database, and includes lists of bird classification web resources, descriptions of the relational database, and definitions of database elements and attributes.


  • Creation: 2011


Language of Materials



This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. No documentation is available regarding the intellectual property rights in this collection.

Biographical / Historical

Mark Pokras (c. 1950- ) is Assistant Professor at the Cummings School of Medicine, Tufts University, where he specializes in functional and surgical anatomy of birds and reptiles, environmental pathology, and wildlife health. Pokras received his BS from Cornell in 1971 and his DVM from Tufts in 1984.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 half letter size box )

1 Digital Object(s)


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Processing status

This collection is minimally processed.

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States