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Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935

 Person

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

American Museum of Natural History presidential memorandums, 1928-1934.

 Collection
Identifier: DR 144
Abstract

Contains five binders of presidential memos written by then President of the American Museum of Natural History, Henry Fairfield Osborn, to the Museum Director between the years of 1928 to 1934.

Dates: 1928 - 1934

American Museum of Natural History proposed new buildings album, 1915-1917.

 Collection
Identifier: DR 137
Abstract

Wrapped album combines several different reports related to proposed new AMNH buildings, including quarterly report from 1916 and oral report of President Henry Fairfield Osborn to the Trustees from 1916, AMNH annual meeting regarding the Museum's need for new construction. Also includes reprinting of an editorial article from the New York Times regarding this proposal, as well as editorials from the New York Sun, New York World, and Evening Post.

Dates: 1915 - 1917

Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A54
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Andrews' correspondence, manuscripts, and transcripts of Andrews' broadcasts and talks from 1934 to1944. It also contains one folder of family and biographical documents and newspaper clippings received from Charles Gallenkamp, Andrews' biographer, in 1990. The majority of the administrative papers' correspondence concerns requests for speaking engagements about Andrews' explorations, requests for articles, and letters from the public and from companies...
Dates: 1920-1947; Majority of material found within 1934-1944

Associate curatorship of Dr. Chester Reeds, 1917-1919

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 32
Identifier: Mss .H682
Scope and Contents

Correspondence among Hovey, Chester A. Reeds, and Henry Fairfield Osborn regarding appointment of Dr. Reeds as Associate Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology.

Dates: 1917-1919

Barnum Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 114

Budget, 1917-1924

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 22
Identifier: Mss .H682
Scope and Contents

Primarily correspondence among E. O. Hovey, Chester Reeds, and museum administrators regarding budgets for the Department of Geology. Also includes handwritten budgets and notes.

Dates: 1917-1924

[Celebration of the Year of the Horse]

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 588
Scope and Contents

Chinese painting in celebration of the year of the horse, presented to Prof. Osborn by Dr. Bashford Dean. It was once one continuous strip; it was cut, mounted and framed for Osborn Library ca. 1944.

Originally one painting cut into 8 pieces and framed. Each strip shows different scenes of horses in herds, standing, running, squatting; one is of deity sitting on clouds; clouds and horses around him.

Dates: undated