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Department of Vertebrate Paleontology map collection

Identifier: VPA 106
Scope and Contents

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology map collection. Includes commercial and handdrawn maps of North America, South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. Some maps are annotated. Also includes rolled maps above map drawers and in corner of archives.

Dates: 1880-1990

Charles H. Falkenbach papers

Identifier: VPA 119
Scope and Contents Charles H. Falkenbach Administrative Files contain correspondence, AMNH pension fund records, expense accounts, specimen exchanges, field work accounts, manuscript notes, and geological surveys. The collection is arranged by individuals, institutions, and by subject. Box 1 (1927-1961) contains correspondence from A to Christman; Box 2 (1956-1959) contains correspondence from Davies to Frick; Box 3 (1956-1962) contains correspondence from Frick to Schultz; Box 4 (1950-1951)...
Dates: 1916-1962; Majority of material found within 1940-1962

Frick Laboratory administrative and personnel records

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

Frick Laboratory correspondence and publications

Identifier: VPA 110
Dates: 1900-1969

Frick Laboratory field work collection

Identifier: VPA 108
Dates: 1924-1980

Frick Laboratory fossil specimen records

Identifier: VPA 109
Scope and Contents The relationship between the American Museum of Natural History and the Childs Frick Corporation has been in existence since 1923. The activities of the Corporation consisted in carrying out field explorations of fossilized remains of extinct mammals in Vertebrate Paleontology. The Frick expeditions were undertaken by field parties working in various states, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Mexico, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota,...
Dates: 1920-1981

Ted Galusha collection

Identifier: VPA 120
Dates: 1852-1979; Majority of material found within 1924-1976

Historical Fossil Fish Collection

Identifier: VPA 140
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection are correspondence, records, notebooks, drawings, photos, illustrations, and maps that pertain to fossil fish reports of finds, distribution and cataloguing, descriptions and publications, private and museum collections, exchanges, purchases, gifts, and exhibitions activities. This collection originally belonged to the Department of Ichthyology and Herpetology, then in 1944 moved to the Department of Geology and Paleontology, which is now the Department of...
Dates: 1862-1980

F. Walker Johnson papers

Identifier: VPA 121
Scope and Contents The F. Walker Johnson papers is a collection of correspondence, records, field notebooks, bibliographic reference materials, drawings, charts, and maps. Boxes 1-3 labeled “Tertiary Stratigraphy and the Frick collection of fossil vertebrates from North Central Nebraska” contain material for Johnson’s 1984 publication, Bulletin AMNH, vol. 178, article 3. Box 1 (1972-1985) contains correspondence; Box 2 (1931-1979) contains photocopied field notes and M. F. Skinner’s compilation of...
Dates: 1972-1983, 1973-1988

William Diller Matthew papers

Identifier: VPA 122
Scope and Contents William Diller Matthew's notebooks, notes, correspondence and manuscripts. He worked at the AMNH for thirty-two years. His more than 250 publications deal with the morphology and classification of the Eocene mammals and later Cenozoic mammals. He was especially interested in horses and he made them a showpiece of evolution. Evolution was the one theme on which he constantly wrote whether dealing with descriptions or comparisons. Box 1 contains biographical and bibliographic materials, Boxes...
Dates: 1893-1979

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Allen, Glover M. (Glover Morrill), 1879-1942 1
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Bakewell, Robert, approximately 1790- 1
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Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Carpenter, William Benjamin, 1813-1885 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
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Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Division of Paleontology 1
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Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919 1
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Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
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Kaisen, Peter C. 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Kunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932 1
McKenna, Malcolm C. 1
Mellon, Richard K. (Richard King) 1
Merriam, J. C. (John Clark), 1829- 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
Nutting, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1803?-1887 1
Oliver, James A. (James Arthur), 1914-1981 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865 1
Sage, Dean, Jr. 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Stucker, Gilbert F. 1
Taylor, Beryl E. 1
Tedford, Richard H. 1
Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856 1
Wortman, J. L. (Jacob Lawson), 1856-1926 1
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