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Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin H. Colbert oversize collection of illustrations and artwork

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 64
Scope and Contents

Edwin H. Colbert oversize collection, including illustrations and original artwork. Subjects include Siwalik mammals, scaloposaurian reptiles, Prolacerta, Dissopsalis, labyrinthodont amphibians. The packages contain drawings and illustrations of chalicotheres, cynodont reptiles, and Lystrosaurus.

Dates: undated

Edwin H. Colbert photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 63a
Scope and Contents

Color slide collection for Edwin H. Colbert photographs. Note 388-412 taken by Jack Richards, Navy photographer. Includes a package containing a catalog of slide photographs taken by Colbert.

Dates: 1941-1970

Curator (magazine) papers,

 Collection
Identifier: DR 020

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology departmental records

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 4
Scope and Contents The Department of Vertebrate Paleontology began as a new department of the American Museum of Natural History with the arrival of Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857-1935) as curator in 1891. The years following are marked with substantial areas of growth in the department’s paleontology collections and scientific staff. The department’s records spanning 1924-1979 were deposited in the VP Archives at different times and in separate groupings. It has not always been possible to determine if files...
Dates: 1924-1979

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology general correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 105
Scope and Contents Department of Vertebrate Paleontology correspondence from 1887-1966, alphabetized by subject or author. Hundreds of scientists worldwide are represented by correspondence and include Alexander Agassiz, Glover M. Allen, Florentino Ameghino, Erwin H. Barbour, Franz Boas, Stephen F. Borhegyi, Robert Broom, Barnum Brown, Hermon C. Bumpus, Edwin H. Colbert, Thomas Alva Edison, Childs Frick, Walter Granger, William T. Gregory, Claude W. Hibbard, D.A. Hooijer, William T. Hornaday, Remington...
Dates: 1887-1966

Norman Dennis Newell Collection, 1909-2005 (bulk 1973-2003)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .N495
Scope and Contents These papers consist of Newell’s scientific work at the American Museum of Natural History from 1973-2005, and Columbia University from 1945-1997; and his contributions mentioned below in the individual Series. They also include some personal and family papers dating from his childhood in Kansas through his education at the University of Kansas at Lawrence and Yale University, to his death in 2005. Series I: Correspondence with Individuals (includes some institutions, where...
Dates: 1909-2005 (bulk 1973-2003)

Paleontology Field Expedition to Arizona photographic slides, 1946.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 391
Abstract

Field photographs from the AMNH Expedition to Arizona in 1946. Photographs of fossils, fossil beds, images of paleontologists working in the field, plastering specimens, boxing, packing and loading of specimens.

Dates: 1946

Rams of the rimrock ; Brontosaurus ; Trance and dance in Bali

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 27
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Rams of the Rimrock. Harold E. Anthony, AMNH mammalogist, introduces the first segment of this program while standing in front of the bighorn sheep diorama in the museum's Hall of North American Mammals and discusses the courtship behavior of the rams. This film, made by naturalist and AMNH lecturer Cleveland Grant, depicts the animals in head-on collisions fighting for mates. These rams have been known to fight for days over one female. SEGMENT 2: Brontosaurus. Shot in the Hall...
Dates: 1953