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MEM. Memorabilia

 Record Group
Identifier: MEM

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

10-stotin coins

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 1000250671]
Identifier: MEM 53
Scope and Contents Nine identical coins mounted on a slip of paper. The coins were issued on April 29, 1993, by Banka Slovenije. The centre of the obverse of the coin depicts a proteus, with the Latin name "Proteus anguinus" written below it, and the nominal value, expressed in numbers, above it. The reverse bears an embossed square surface with the number "10" impressed into it, the legend "Republika Slovenija" running to the left, and the denomination in words ("deset stotinov") and the year of...
Dates: April 29, 1993

American Museum of Natural History Scientific Instrument Collection

Identifier: MEM
Scope and Contents

This collection of navigational and scientific instruments includes items that have been donated to the museum for study and as well as items used in the field for expeditions. There are also a number of sextants that were used in the museum's historic navigation classes.

Dates: 1400 - 1900

T. Donald Carter memorabilia collection

Identifier: MEM TBD1
Scope and Content Note

The T. Donald Carter Memorabilia Collection includes items from his time in the Army during World War I and other materials relating to his international travels.

Dates: undated

Lincoln Ellsworth Polar Expeditions Collection

Identifier: Mem 48
Scope and Contents The Lincoln Ellsworth Polar Expeditions Collection is comprised of papers and objects that document Ellsworth’s North Pole and Antarctic expeditions between 1925 and 1939. Select items from the collection are currently on display in the American Museum of Natural History’s exhibition, “Lincoln Ellsworth, 1880-1951" and have been featured in past ones, such as “Partners in Discovery” (1963-1964) and “From the Museum’s Attic” (1985-1951). Various reproductions were made by the museum for these...
Dates: Usage: 1925-circa 2005

Exhibition Tools and Materials

Identifier: Mem 308
Scope and Contents Since its inception in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History had exhibitions on the natural world, human cultures, and the universe. The habitat dioramas are predominantly featured in the Museum, with the first appearing in the late 1800s. A combination of distinct methods and tools was used to create the background, foreground, and taxidermy specimens that compose these exhibits, which improved with the advancement of technology and new knowledge.The exhibition tools and...
Dates: Usage: circa 1887-1990s

Libbie Hyman Memorabilia Collection

Identifier: MEM 22
Content Description

Artwork, Memorabilia and documents housed in Libbie Hyman's office space. Artwork includes watercolors of specimens by Childs, Verrill, Stevens and probably Hyman herself. Also ink drawings toward publication. Memorabilia includes her Typewriter, two sets of eyeglasses, suitcase, regalia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1969

Library Tools and Materials

Identifier: Mem 300
Scope and Contents These materials have been loosely grouped based on their nature and function. Their description ma be further refined in the future as more is learned about them. The American Museum of Natural History's Library, established in 1869, aims to foster intellectual growth and support the research, teaching, and educational activities of the Museum. The tools and materials in this grouping were used in the Library's day to day functions that carried this activitie from aproximately...
Dates: Usage: Circa1897-1999

Amory C. Simons Dog Model Collection

Identifier: Mem 59
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 13 scale miniature model dogs of various breeds and types made of plaster and hand-painted. They depict the six-fold classification of dogs: sporting, toy, hounds, non-sporting, terrier, and work dogs. Created by Amory Coffin Simons during World War II, from 1938 to 1947, these 13 model dogs are representative sample of a extensive collection of 88 figures, out of which more than 65 were presented by the American Museum of Natural History in an "Exhibit of Miniature...
Dates: 1937-1948

Ronald Sterne Wilkinson Memorabilia Collection

Identifier: Mem 102
Scope and Contents Dr. Ronald Sterne Wilkinson was a science historian, entomologist, and environmentalist, who, from 1976 to 1982, worked as an associate in bibliography at the American Museum of Natural History. This collection comprises materials Dr. Wilkinson collected, reflecting his interest and work within his fields of study, particularly science history and entomology. There are 11 microscopes, along with slides and accompanying parts, made between 1760 and 1930, which showcase the evolution of this...
Dates: 1760-circa 1965