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American Museum Congo expedition photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .A47
Scope and Contents

Field photographs of Congo Expeditions from 1909-1915.

Dates: 1909-1915

Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A54
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Andrews' correspondence, manuscripts, and transcripts of Andrews' broadcasts and talks from 1934 to1944. It also contains one folder of family and biographical documents and newspaper clippings received from Charles Gallenkamp, Andrews' biographer, in 1990. The majority of the administrative papers' correspondence concerns requests for speaking engagements about Andrews' explorations, requests for articles, and letters from the public and from companies...
Dates: 1920-1947; Majority of material found within 1934-1944

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C446
Scope and Contents This collection is a record of the Museum’s explorations undertaken during the 1920s in the Gobi Desert under the leadership of Roy Chapman Andrews. A list of the men who participated in the CAE can be culled from the expeditions’ letterheads used by museum personnel in New York. All but three of the men cited on these letterheads are represented here. Those not found are Mont Reid, a physician, James Wang, an interpreter and G. Horwath of motor transport. The variety of other correspondents...
Dates: 1916-1940; Majority of material found within 1921-1933

[Collection of Watercolors and Drawings].

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1308

Field and Expedition Equipment

 Collection
Identifier: Mem 305
Scope and Contents Since 1887, the American Museum of Natural History has been conducting field expeditions in every continent. This is one of the main resources for the Museum’s scientific research and collection development activities throughout all its disciplines. This grouping holds the equipment that were used during expeditions from around 1877 to 1996. Most of these expeditions required direct interaction with the natural habitat of the subject of study, which usually involves being out in the...
Dates: Usage: circa 1877-1990s

William King Gregory papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .G7441
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative, scientific, academic and personal papers, and correspondence. Papers include Gregory's general correspondence with universities, colleges and scientists about his research topics and publications; correspondence with museums about purchasing replicas of fossils; and with students seeking employement. Other papers include lecture notes prepared for zoology classes emphasizing evolution, 1925-1926 and 1939; and manuscripts and notes for his...
Dates: 1889-1948; Majority of material found within 1906-1948

[Illustrations for "Birds of the Belgian Congo"].

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1309

James Chapin (1890-1964) / Back "H 1925"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1019
Scope and Contents

Portrait bust of James Chapin, AMNH ornithologist and explorer.

Dates: 1925

James Chapin photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 165-166
Scope and Contents

Mostly consists of field photographs from the Belgian Congo including birds, nests, large mammals, lakes, general landscape and buildings. Also includes pictures of colleagues and/or family, Pygmies and a Pygmy dance, Watusi dance and some images showing the preparation for the Ross Expedition (1957). A few slides taken in the United States, primarily California.

Dates: circa 1953-1961

James Chapin photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 321
Scope and Contents

Photographs from the Chapin Collection taken mostly in Africa, including Senegal, Belgian Congo, Rwanda, and a few photographs from the United States, including Carl Akeley's grave. Images of birds, birds' nests, flowering trees, indigenous people, colleagues, and family.

Dates: 1953-1958

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  • Repository: Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library X

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Names
American Museum of Natural History 4
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 4
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 3
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 3
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 3
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Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 3
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 2
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Brown, Barnum 2
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 2
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 2
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 2
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 2
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 1
Archbold, Richard 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Beals, Jessie Tarbox 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914 1
Bird, Junius Bouton, 1907-1982 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Chapin Field Trip to the Eastern Congo (1953-1958) 1
Chapman, Clark R. 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Department of Anthropology 1
Department of Exhibition 1
Department of Ichthyology 1
Foster, Robert 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Gratacap, L. P. (Louis Pope), 1851-1917 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Hayden Planetarium 1
Heinz 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 1
Klein, Alfred J. 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lang, Herbert, 1879-1957 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
McKenna, Malcolm C. 1
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916 1
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 1
Mission Zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar (1929-1931) 1
Mook, Charles Craig, 1887-1966 1
Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947) 1
Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1953) 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
Olsen, George, d. 1939 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Patagonian Expedition (1899-1900) 1
Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 1
Pond, Alonzo William, 1894-1986 1
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 1
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Richardson, Jenness 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Shackelford, James B. 1
Skinner, Morris F. 1
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 1
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