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La. Treasures: LSU’s Bird Collections (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-01-13

Duration: 00:02:58

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Museum of Natural Science | BIRDS | Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 | LSU Libraries


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Sanford, Shauna Reporter
  • Remsen, J.V. Interviewee
  • Lane, Dan Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the January 13, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks” focuses on the bird collections at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. Shauna Sanford sees a copy of John James Audubon’s “Birds of America” at Hill Memorial Library and the extensive bird collection at the LSU Museum of Natural Science. She interviews Dr. J.V. Remsen, the curator of birds, and Dan Lane, a research associate at the museum. Host: James Fox-Smith