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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A451-.A452
Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1899-1902)

Edgar A. Mearns correspondence, 1883-1915

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .M43
Scope and Contents

The collection consists entirely of photocopies of handwritten letters. The first letter, dated May 17, 1883, is from Albert S. Bickmore, founder and superintendent of the AMNH, concerning Mearns's proposed donation of a collection of birds. The second letter is from curator J.A. Allen, discussing details of the specimens. Other correspondents include James P. Chapin, Frank M. Chapman, L.P. Gratacap, C. Hart Merriam, Jenness Richardson and Anthony Woodward.

Dates: 1883-1915

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  • Type: Collection X
  • Subject: Zoologists -- United States -- Correspondence X

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Birds -- Catalogs and collections -- New York (State) -- New York. 1
Birds -- Classification 1
Birds -- Collection and preservation 1
Game protection -- United States 1
Hunting -- United States -- Public opinion 1