American Museum of Natural History. Evelyn Miles Keller Memorial Exhibit.

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1964 - present

Biographical or Historical Note

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Permanent exhibition. Opened March 24, 1964. Located on Floor 1, Section WC. The Evelyn Miles Keller Memorial Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History was a gift of Dr. Franklin J. Keller and consists of 200 shells collected by his wife, Evelyn Miles Keller (1, 1976). The shell exhibition shares the same corridor as Mollusks of New York State. Exhibition preparation was supervised by William K. Emerson and William E. Old, Jr of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology (2, 1963-1964, p. 39).

Sources

    (1) "Dr. Franklin J. Keller, 88, Dies; Pioneer in Vocational Education. New York Times. April 21, 1976." New York Times. April 21, 1976. Accessed July 7, 2017. http://www.nytimes.com/1976/04/21/archives/dr-franklin-j-keller-88-dies-pioneer-in-vocational-education.html.
    (2) American Museum of Natural History. Annual Reports. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1963/64-1968/69.
    American Museum of Natural History. General Guide to the Exhibits. New York: American Museum of Natural History. 1964.
    American Museum of Natural History. American Museum of Natural History: An Introduction. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1972.
    Information for the hall appears in the following Museum publications:
    American Museum of Natural History Annual Reports for years 1963 (pages 4, 39, 68), 1968 (page 10)
    American Museum of Natural History Annual Reports General Guides for years 1964 (pages 10, 16)
    American Museum of Natural History Pictorial Guide 1967
    American Museum of Natural History: An Introduction: 1972 (pages 5, 7, 78)

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AMNH: Floor 1, Section 2.

Related Corporate, Personal, and Family Names

Emerson, William K.
Exhibit curator (2, 1963 p. 4).
Keller, Evelyn Miles
Exhibit dedicated to Evelyn Miles Keller (2, 1963 p. 4).
Keller, Franklin J. (Franklin Jefferson), 1881-1976 External link
Exhibit gift of Franklin J. Keller (2, 1963 p. 4)
Mollusks of New York State (Exhibit)
Shares corridor with exhibit
Old, William E.
Specialist and assistant for exhibit (2, 1963 p. 4)

Related Resources

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Historic Halls of the American Museum of Natural History
Curated digital images of permanent halls in the American Museum of Natural History Library, Digital Special Collections.

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Last modified: 2018 December 7


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