Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Kansas, 1912. Master of Science, George Washington University, 1916. Doctor of Philosophy., 1920, honorary Doctor of Science, 1932, alumni award, 1945.
Doctor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1946. Citation for distinguished service U. Kansas, 1941. Doctor of Science, Centre College (Kentucky), 1947.
Doctor of Science, Ripon College, 1959.
February 1953);Fenwick Harlan. Married second, Beatrice Thielen, December 16, 1953. Assistant, U. Kansas Museum, 1905-1908, 1910.
Colorado Museum Natural History, 1909. Agent, Biological Survey, United States Department of Agriculture, 1910-1912, assistant biologist, 1913-1923, biologist 1924. Superintendent National Zoological Park, Washington, November 1924-March 1925.
Assistant secretary Smithsonian Institution, in charge United States National Museum, 1925-1944, secretary Smithsonian Institution 1945-1952. Research associate 1953-1978. Head Tanager expedition to Pacific, 1923.
Trustee Textile Museum Washington, George Washington University, Wildlife Institute. Director Gorgas Memorial Institute Tropical Medicine. Member advising committee International Wild Life Protection.
Member International Commission Bird Preservation, Joint Latin-American Study. Representative United States Inter-American committee Experts Nature Protection.
Member of (F.) American Association for the Advancement of Science. American Ornithologists Union (President 1926-1929). Cooper Ornith. Club (Honorary, Board of governments).
Biological Society of Washington (President 1929). Washington Academy, of Science (President 1927). Academy, of National Science (Correspondent).
Baird Ornith. Club (President 1928). Washington Biologist’s Field Club (President 1929). Zoological Society of London (Corresponding Member).
Ornithologische Gesellschaft Bayern (Honorary). Royal Hungarian Ornith. Institute (Corresponding Member).
Deutsche Ornithologische Gesellschaft (Honorary). Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union. Sociedad Ornithologica del Plata.
American Phil. Society Author: Numerous reports and bulletins mainly on ornithology. Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), Explorers (New York.
Married Fay Holloway, October 13, 1912 (deceased.; married second, Beatrice Thielen, December 16, 1953.