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American Museum of Natural History Centennial Celebration papers, 1964-1972

Identifier: DR 041-044

Scope and content

Papers related to the American Museum of Natural History's Centennial Celebration, held April 9, 1969: development, research, financial records and correspondence, press kits, convocation materials, and files of Garnder Stout, President of the Museum at the time of the Centennial Celebration. Also includes entries for the "Windows on the World" essay contest submitted by elementary and college students.


  • 1964 - 1972


Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.


4.75 Linear Feet (8 boxes)

15 Photographic Prints

Language of Materials



Organized into four groups: 041. Development, research, financial records and correspondence. 042. Files of Garnder Stout. 043. Elementary and college students' essays. 044. Press kits and convocation materials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

DR044: Items: memorabilia, etc. Method of acquisition--collected during the move from.

General Note

Includes duplicates within collection.

General Note

condition reviewed 20110519 good; construction paper has torn edges and is affecting surrounding sheets (discoloration)

Language of description
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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

American Museum of Natural History
Library Services, Special Collections
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York 10024-5192 USA US
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