American Museum of Natural History. Mollusks of New York State (Exhibit)

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Exist Dates

1972 - present

Biographical or Historical Note

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Permanent exhibition. Opened Fall 1972. Located on Floor 1, Section WC. The Mollusks of New York State at the American Museum of Natural History was planned by William K. Emerson, William E. Old, and Harold S. Feinberg of the Department of Invertebrate Zoology (2, 1971/72, p. 27), and showcases common mollusks of the region (1, 1972, p. 78). It shares a corridor with the Evelyn Miles Keller Memorial Exhibit, which also exhibits mollusks.

Sources

    (1) American Museum of Natural History. Annual Reports. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1971/72.
    (2) American Museum of Natural History. The 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:
    Annual Reports for years 1971 (pages 27, 36), 1972 (page 30) 1973 (page 13, 20)

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AMNH: Floor 1, Sections WC. [Additional location information: West Corridor ]

Related Corporate, Personal, and Family Names

Emerson, William K.
Exhibit curator (2, 1971/72, p. 27).
Evelyn Miles Keller Memorial Exhibit.
Shares corridor with exhibit
Feinberg, Harold S.
Exhibit curator (2, 1971/72, p. 27).
Old, William E.
Exhibit curator (2, 1971/72, p. 27).

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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