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American Museum of Natural History presidential memorandums, 1928-1934.

 Collection
Identifier: DR 144
Abstract

Contains five binders of presidential memos written by then President of the American Museum of Natural History, Henry Fairfield Osborn, to the Museum Director between the years of 1928 to 1934.

Dates: 1928 - 1934

American Museum of Natural History proposed new buildings album, 1915-1917.

 Collection
Identifier: DR 137
Abstract

Wrapped album combines several different reports related to proposed new AMNH buildings, including quarterly report from 1916 and oral report of President Henry Fairfield Osborn to the Trustees from 1916, AMNH annual meeting regarding the Museum's need for new construction. Also includes reprinting of an editorial article from the New York Times regarding this proposal, as well as editorials from the New York Sun, New York World, and Evening Post.

Dates: 1915 - 1917

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

[Celebration of the Year of the Horse]

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 588
Scope and Contents

Chinese painting in celebration of the year of the horse, presented to Prof. Osborn by Dr. Bashford Dean. It was once one continuous strip; it was cut, mounted and framed for Osborn Library ca. 1944.

Originally one painting cut into 8 pieces and framed. Each strip shows different scenes of horses in herds, standing, running, squatting; one is of deity sitting on clouds; clouds and horses around him.

Dates: undated

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

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Preparation and Installation: Diorama and Hall construction

 Collection
Identifier: DR 104
Scope and Content Note This collection spans the planning and development of the Department of Preparations for the dioramas of the various halls. These folders detail the requests and expenditures for the efforts made in travel, models, and sketches. The majority of the correspondence is directed from or to James L. Clark, the Director of the Department of Preparations between the 1930’s-1940’s. Much of the correspondence from James Lippit Clark, is directed to trackers, guides, taxidermists, donors, and...
Dates: 1919-1962

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Manuscript Collection 11
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Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 3
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Annual reports 2
Mongolia -- Description and travel 2
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 2
Paleontologists -- Correspondence 2
Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 2
Adventure and adventurers -- United States 1
Animals -- Classification 1
Archives Microfilm 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Birds -- Classification 1
Birds -- Collection and preservation 1
Conservationists -- United States 1
Construction 1
Ecology 1
Education -- Museums 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Fishes -- Nile River Valley -- Phylogeny 1
Fishes -- Phylogeny 1
Forests and forestry 1
Game protection -- United States 1
Geology -- Congresses. 1
Geology -- New York (State) -- Long Island. 1
Hunting -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Hunting guns 1
Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Komodo dragon 1
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Mammals -- Classification 1
Mammals -- Collection and preservation 1
Mammals -- Evolution. 1
Map projection 1
Marineland (Fla.) 1
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Mineralogy -- Congresses. 1
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Museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence. 1
Museum finance 1
Museums -- Congresses 1
Natural history museums -- New York (State) -- New York -- History 1
New Zealand -- Description and travel. 1
Ontogeny. 1
Ornithologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Paleontology -- Research -- History. 1
Polypterus 1
Primates -- Evolution. 1
Science -- Congresses -- Planning. 1
Science -- Societies, etc. -- United States. 1
Scientific expeditions 1
Scientific expeditions -- Africa. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Australia. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Nile River Valley 1
Scientific expeditions -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia 1
Shark attacks -- Prevention 1
Sharks 1
Silent enemy (Motion picture) 1
Transvaal (South Africa) -- Description and travel. 1
Vertebrates, Fossil 1
Zoologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
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Names
American Museum of Natural History 12
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 7
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 5
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 4
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 3
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Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 3
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 3
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 3
American Association of Museums 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 2
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 2
Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897 2
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 2
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 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
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Shackelford, James B. 2
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adams, Charles C. (Charles Christopher), 1873-1955 1
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 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 for the Advancement of Science. Meeting (1916) (New York, N.Y.) 1
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting (1928-1929) (New York, N.Y.) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Felix M.Warburg Memorial Hall 1
American Museum of Natural History. Photo Studio 1
American Museum of Natural History. Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
American Museum of Natural History. Trustees 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Buba, Joy Flinsch, 1904-1998 1
Burden East Indian Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926) 1
Buxton, N. G. (Norman G.) 1
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 1
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 1
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 1
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 1
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949 1
Fraser, James Earle, 1876-1953 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Harrington, Nathan Russell, 1870-1899 1
Hatcher, J. B. (John Bell), 1861-1904 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
Hunt, Reid, 1870-1948 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 1
Klein, Alfred J. 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899 1
McConnell, Robert E. 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 1
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956 1
Morden, Irene 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
National Association of Audubon Societies for the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals 1
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 1
New York State Roosevelt Memorial 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
Olsen, George, d. 1939 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Pearson, T. Gilbert (Thomas Gilbert), 1873-1943 1
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