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Albert E. Parr (1900-1991) / UR "Willard W. Cummings"

 Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 263
Scope and Contents

Portrait of Albert E. Parr, President of A.M.N.H. 1942-1959. Norwegian-American zoologist, oceanographer. Frame: Silver gilt wood, 49 1/2 x 44 1/2.

Dates: 1960

Curator (magazine) papers,

 Collection
Identifier: DR 020

Frick Laboratory administrative and personnel records

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 111
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Childs Frick correspondence. The majority of the papers consern his relationship with the American Museum of Natural History while running the Frick Laboratory as well as his role as museum Trustee.

There is also Frick's correspondence with other scientists and institutions that deals with both research in paleontology and Frick's financial support of their activities.

A very small number of letters are of personal nature.

Dates: 1912-1968

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

American Museum of Natural History Hall of North American Forests notebook

 Collection
Identifier: DR 094
Scope and Content This collection contains documents used in the planning, preparation and construction of exhibits for the Hall of North American Forests. The material relates largely to the financial aspects of exhibit construction. The contents of the box are organized into 30 folders, which were originally separate tabs in a ring-binder. The first folder relates to the hall in general, and includes an index of exhibits, a list of funds from the Department of Conservation and General Ecology, progress...
Dates: 1954-1956; Majority of material found within 1955-1956

Lerner Marine Laboratory papers

 Collection
Identifier: DR 088-089
Scope and Contents The Lerner Marine Laboratory (LML) collection at the American Museum of Natural History contains documents, photographs, and clippings documenting the history of the lab from 1947-1977. Important elements of the collection include correspondence to and from key staff members; files on conferences, symposiums, meetings, and ceremonies; information about financial contributors; general paperwork; photographs of the lab, employees, and visitors; publicity documents and correspondence regarding...
Dates: 1947-1977; Majority of material found within 1948-1975

Albert Eide Parr papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .P371-.P375
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a wide variety of documents pertaining to Albert E. Parr, particularly during his tenure as Museum Director (1942-1959). Additionally, the collection also hosts a large collection of his original publications, as well as an assortment of newspaper clippings, receipts, meeting minutes, drafts of speeches, and correspondence.

Dates: 1933-1935, 1942-1980

Trip through space ; Life in a garden ; Tuna fishermen

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 25
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Trip Through Space. Man in space and what he would find on a journey through the universe is the topic of this first segment. Frank H. Forrester and Joseph M. Chamberlain, astronomers at the AMNH-Hayden Planetarium, are introduced alongside the Zeiss projector at the planetarium. With the help of film and rear-view projectors the audience is shown planets and stars while Chamberlain discusses verified scientific facts about space travel. SEGMENT 2: Life in a Garden. Richard H....
Dates: 1953

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Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lerner Marine Laboratory 1
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Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
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Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 1
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Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Stout, Gardner D. 1
Tyler, James C., 1935- 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
Wodinsky, Jerome 1
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