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Gilbert F. Stucker papers

Identifier: VPA 128

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three folders of Stucker's incoming and outgoing correspondence regarding loans and exchanges of specimens and casts, as well as some internal department discussions from 1960-1979. Includes correspondence regarding loans and exchanges of specimens and casts: some are listed by number; some dated; some undated. Includes notes regarding a Polish shipment; information regarding publications, expense accounts and field trips of which only some are dated; a listing of turtle head slides and an inventory of fossil material. Correspondents include: E. H. Colbert, Wann Langston Jr., John S. McIntosh, Dale Russell, Ralph W. G. Wyckoff, Russ Patterson, Bobb Schaeffer and others. Includes a list of Triassic vertebrates from North Carolina donated to the AMNH dated March 21-24, 1967.

One of the specimen collections discussed is shared between AMNH and National Museum of Canada.


  • 1960-1979


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed in the Division of Paleontology. Please contact the collection manager for access; materials are sometimes restricted.


0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Related Materials

See VPA 15 Box 1 Folder 7 for related correspondence and report on the joint expedition of AMNH and the National Museum of Canada to secure Triassic fossils.


Historic Call Number: 5:6

Formerly VPA 35a

Gilbert F. Stucker papers, 1960-1979
Melissa Silvestri, Allyson Mellone, Alana Gishlick, 2021, Maya Naunton, 2023
2021 August
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This finding aid was created with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Museums for America grant, 2020.

Repository Details

Part of the Vertebrate Paleontology Archives Repository

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