F. Walker Johnson papers
Scope and Contents
The F. Walker Johnson papers is a collection of correspondence, records, field notebooks, bibliographic reference materials, drawings, charts, and maps.
Boxes 1-3 labeled “Tertiary Stratigraphy and the Frick collection of fossil vertebrates from North Central Nebraska” contain material for Johnson’s 1984 publication. Box 1 (1972-1985) contains correspondence; Box 2 (1931-1963) contains photocopied field notes and M. F. Skinner’s compilation of documents used as bibliographic materials; Box 3 (1913-1933) contains photocopies of field books, journals, and papers used as research materials, included are photocopies of data from M. F. Skinner for a manuscript on the Cornell Dam Formation (1972-1974) and miscellaneous correspondence with M. F. Skinner (1963-1973).
Box 4 (1973-1988) labeled “Personal Files” contain administrative documents, CV, correspondence, donations, grants, Micropaleontology Press, volunteers, loans, maps; and documents pertaining to VP collections, Frick collection, cataloguing and systematics, and the Osborn Library.
Boxes 5-8 (1970s-1980s) labeled “Collected Notes” contain field research materials for publications, field maps and surveys, collecting reports, ash and argon dating, faunal lists, and SVP meetings, includes a folder in Box 6 labeled “Materials collected to encourage Centennial celebration for DVP.”
- 1972-1983, 1973-1988
- Johnson, F. Walker (Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is housed in the Division of Paleontology. Please contact the collection manager for access; materials are sometimes restricted. https://www.amnh.org/research/paleontology/collections/vertebrate-paleontology-archives
3.25 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Chronological within subject.
Historic Call Number: was 5:8 now 3:3 and 3:4
- F. Walker Johnson papers, 1972-1983, 1973-1988
- Melissa Silvestri, Allyson Mellone, Alana Gishlick, 2021
- 2021 August
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Minimal level collection record created with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Museums for America grant, 2020.