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A list of the Tring ornithological collection : [microform] / prepared by Robert Cushman Murphy.

Identifier: Archives Microfilm #37


  • 1932

Biographical sketch

Murphy was associate curator in the AMNH Bird Dept. at the time.


7 v. (654, [2] leaves) ; (7 v. (654[2] leaves) ; 34 cm.)

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Indicator 1 Holder of originals: Rare Book Collection. Silver original shelved in the Negative Storage Room.

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Typescript (carbon copy)

General Note

List of the bird specimens whose ownership was transferred from Lord Rothschild's Zoological Museum at Tring, Hertfordshire, to the American Museum of Natural History. Vols. 1-6 list the contents of the 185 cases of ornithological specimens shipped to the Museum; v. 7 consists of an index to the taxonomic names listed in v. 1-6. The specimens are curated by the AMNH's Dept. of Ornithology.

General Note

This was Murphy's own copy and bears his signature and marginal notes in red ink.

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Type of reproduction--Microfilm.; Place of reproduction--[New York, N.Y. :; Agency responsible for reproduction--American Museum of Natural History: Date of reproduction--1987]. Physical description of reproduction--1 microfilm reel, 35 mm.

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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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