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American Museum of Natural History miscellaneous photographic slides

Identifier: PSC 661

Scope and Contents

Various photographs of temporary and permanent exhibitions at the AMNH. Mostly for a slide presentation shown at a Board Meeting held September 1991. Also includes images from the North American Ethnology collections storage taken by Paul Beelitz and other Science department collection storage areas, copy photographs of Patagonia, group photographs of the Exhibition Department taken in Spring 1979, and aerial views of the museum. Permanent halls include the Roosevelt Rotunda, Akeley Hall of African Mammals, Hall of Human Biology (models), and Whitney Bird Hall. Temporary exhibitions include Bicycles & Dragons and Ban Chiang.


  • Majority of material found within circa 1970s-2000s


Restrictions on Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

150 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm

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condition reviewed 20110826 good; some slide mounts are discolored

General Note

Includes hard copy of the slide list for the presentation. Slides may be out of order.

General Note

Previous numbers used: USDE 2873, USDE 2879

General Note

Some slides have captions.

American Museum of Natural History miscellaneous photographic slides, circa 1970s-2000s
Iris Lee
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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 Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

American Museum of Natural History
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New York NY 10024 USA
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