Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: PPC .M872
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Contact prints of photographs from the west coast of the United States.
Identifier: Archives Orn73
Identifier: Archives Orn84
Identifier: PPC .A381
Scope and Content Note The majority of this collection consists of photographs and photographic postcards of African people, locations and objects. Many of the photographs are portraits and various cultures are represented. Most of the images are captioned and several items are accompanied by brief notes.The earliest dated item is among a group of photographs collected by Franz Uri Boas for research (Folder 1). These include various objects of ritual and daily use, pygmies at the 1904 St. Louis...
Dates: circa 1904-1950
Identifier: Archives Orn84a
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One folder of 84 black and white photographs, unknown photographer.
Identifier: Archives Orn148
Scope and Contents Biographical information, expedition materials, publications, employment and educational records, photographs, Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum materials, newspaper clippings, lectures and talks, bibliographies, manuscripts, field catalog, journals from expeditions in Long Island, Peru, New Zealand, Antarctica, Australia, Bermuda, Caribbean Islands, Venezuela, Bahamas, the Low Country, Pacific coast of Colombia, book on oceanic birds of South America. Murphy petrel manuscript and research...
Dates: circa 1910-1970s
Identifier: Archives Orn96
Identifier: PPC .M871
Identifier: Film Collection no. 37
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Spear Hunting Jaguars. Charles Collingwood, narrator of the Adventure series, interviews Sasha Siemel, a professional hunter for 35 years who makes his living spear hunting jaguars for cattle ranchers in South America. Siemel, who has lectured at the AMNH, shows films of various forms of wildlife around his home in Mato Grosso, Brazil, and also lets the viewers see his hunting activities: capturing a cub in the jungle and spearing a jaguar. (Jaguars are the largest cats in the New...
Identifier: Film Collection no. 36
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Who Rules the World? Insects. In this first segment, Mont Adelbert Cazier hypothesizes that someday insects might dominate the earth. His comments on the earth's insect population are illustrated with films of insect activity. The credits and the first part of this segment are missing. A discussion of insect destruction and close-up views of live beetles brought into the studio are also included. SEGMENT 2: Bird Islands of the Pacific. Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist,...