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American Museum of Natural History. Annual Reports and other publications

Identifier: VPA 113
Scope and Contents Boxes 1 through 4 contain the American Museum of Natural History bound Annual Reports starting from 1946 through 1998. It chronicles museum operations, development, and the Board of Trustees; scientific divisions, research, and publications; science explorations, education, programing, and public outreach; museum finance and support; and museum staff and volunteers. Box 1 (1946-1968) contains themed reports. Of note are, 1953-1954, “The Museum’s Contribution to Our Knowledge of Living...
Dates: 1947-2002

Barnum Brown manuscript collection

Identifier: VPA 16b
Scope and Contents

Barnum Brown's papers, manuscripts, reports and analyses, some published.

Dates: 1897-1942

Barnum Brown papers

Identifier: VPA 16a
Scope and Contents

Barnum Brown worked in nearly every geographical area of the world from the Arctic to the Antarctic, collecting specimens for the AMNH. He became famous for such specimens as Tyrannosaurus rex, Colossochelys atlas, and Probosuchus. Organized by the following subject arrangement: Personal, Correspondence, Expeditions, Scientific Writings, Mrs. Marion and Mrs. Lilian Brown, Dinosaur Materials. Includes 9 oversize packages including photos and scrapbooks. Includes field notes.

Dates: 1877-1963

Central Asiatic Expedition collection

Identifier: VPA 46
Scope and Contents The original plan was to publish the final report on these expeditions in twelve volumes. Each volume was to deal with a different aspect of findings as compiled during the expeditions. Plans, diagrams, maps, surveys, photographs, and correspondence of some completed chapters of the intended final reports of the expeditions, which were conducted in 1921 - 1930, are included, as well as photocopies of 25 original field books written by Walter Granger (binders 1-11), F. K. Morris (binders...
Dates: 1921-1950

Edwin H. Colbert oversize collection of illustrations and artwork

Identifier: VPA 64
Scope and Contents

Edwin H. Colbert oversize collection, including illustrations and original artwork. Subjects include Siwalik mammals, scaloposaurian reptiles, Prolacerta, Dissopsalis, labyrinthodont amphibians. The packages contain drawings and illustrations of chalicotheres, cynodont reptiles, and Lystrosaurus.

Dates: undated

Edwin H. Colbert photographic slide collection

Identifier: VPA 63a
Scope and Contents

Color slide collection for Edwin H. Colbert photographs. Note 388-412 taken by Jack Richards, Navy photographer. Includes a package containing a catalog of slide photographs taken by Colbert.

Dates: 1941-1970

Edward Drinker Cope correspondence facsimiles

Identifier: VPA 17
Scope and Contents 26 binders comprising photocopied materials. They consist of letters to family; correspondence between Edward Drinker Cope and Henry Fairfield Osborn; field diaries; correspondence between E.D. Cope and his field collectors, R.S. Hill and Frank Hazard. Original materials from which these copies were made have been deposited in the AMNH Rare Book Room.Department of Vertebrate Paleontology facsimile collection binders contain the following:* Cope Letters, 9 binders...
Dates: 1846-1897

Edward Drinker Cope papers

Identifier: VPA 44
Scope and Contents Box 1 consists of correspondence, collection lists, scrapbooks, photocopies of Cope Diaries, and a biographical memoir of Cope for the National Academy of Science. Box 2 consists of illustrations from H. F. Osborn's "Cope, Master Naturalist," photographs, a bibliography of his writings, list of fossils and specimens, and general catalogues. Box 3 contains catalogues, collection lists, specimen lists, and correspondence. Box 4 contains collection lists and typescript copies of correspondence...
Dates: 1847-1897

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology accessions

Identifier: VPA 6
Scope and Contents The materials contained in this collection are housed under the categories: Bills, Requisitions, Accessions, Shipping Requests, and Donations. Each category has its own arrangement and box numbering system, resulting in a collection with repeating box numbers. To identify the correct box for a category, the Historic Call Number (1:6, 1:7, see Additional Description) for the category is placed before the date range of the materials. Bills Box A (1:6; 1927-1953, 1962) contains copies of bills...
Dates: 1894-1977

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