American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Gallery.

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1971, approximately - present

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Permanent exhibition. Opened approximately 1971. Located on Floor 2. The Akeley Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History is used for temporary exhibits funded by continuing support from the Arthur Ross Foundation (1, 2001-2003, p. 32; 1, 1974-1975, p. 24, 31; 2, p. 2).

Sources

    (1) American Museum of Natural History. Annual Reports. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1974/75-2001/03.
    (2) American Museum of Natural History. Press Release. "Antique Chinese Kites to be Shown at the American Museum of Natural History June 16." June 9, 1971. Departmental Records, DR 101. American Museum of Natural History Library.
    Information for the hall appears in the following Museum publications:
    American Museum of Natural History Annual Reports for years 1974 (pages 24, 31), 1975 (page 25), 1977 (page 20), 1978 (page 50), 1979 (page 49), 1985 (page1), 1986 (page 4), 1987 (pages 1, 59, 62). 1988 (pages 1, 46), 1989 (page 49), 1990 (page 45), 1991 (page 67), 1992 (page 9), 1993 (page 72), 1994 (page 37), 1996 (page 29), 1997 (page 41), 1998 (page 32), 2000 (page 47), 2001 (page 32), 2006 (page 25, 29) 2007 (page 51), 2009 (page 35), 2010 (page 36)
    American Museum of Natural History Official Guide for years 1993 (page 50), 2001 (page 61)
    American Museum of Natural History Floor Plan, 2016.

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