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Series 1: Correspondence , 1892-1947


Scope and Contents

Series 1 (Boxes 1 to 6) contain Osborn’s correspondence, both general and relating to specific publications including “Age of Mammals” 2nd edition, “Ape Man,” and “Men of the Old Stone Age.” This series also contains accession information for the entire Henry Fairfield Osborn Papers collection. Most materials are in English, but there is also some correspondence in German. It is arranged alphabetically and thematically, then chronologically.


  • 1892-1947


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed in the Division of Paleontology. Please contact the collection manager for access; materials are sometimes restricted.


1.75 Linear Feet (2 standard archival boxes and 3 additional boxes stacked on top of each other. ) ; The standard archival boxes measure 15.25" x 5" x 10.25". The 3 additional boxes each measure 12.5 x 10.5 inches, and are stacked on top of each other.

Language of Materials