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African reflections : art from northeastern Zaire

 Collection
Identifier: EXH.003
Dates: 1989-1990

American Museum Congo Expedition correspondence, 1917-1920.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C661
Dates: 1917 - 1920

American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition field book on fish, 1909-1915.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A465
Abstract

Contains one field book titled "Fishes".

Dates: 1909 - 1915

Anne Eisner Putnam photographic slide collection, circa 1960.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 411
Abstract

Photographs of pygmies of the Congo, contains multiple images of children, one slide of an okapi.

Dates: circa 1960

Congo Expedition records : [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #43
Dates: 1909-1925-1909-1914

Gorillas of the Belgian Congo Forest / LL "Arthur A. Jansson"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 171
Scope and Contents

Gorilla family, male, female and baby on jungle floor. To accompany article by Raven, H.C. "Gorilla: The Greatest of All Apes." Frame: 35 1/2 x 35 1/2.

Dates: 1931

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

James Paul Chapin correspondence, 1953

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C4537
Scope and content The collection consists of letters, handwritten and typwritten, to and from Chapin, mostly concerning his upcoming trip and work. The letters are arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent. Seven letters are from Henri Schouteden and nine are from Robert W. Storer. Other correspondents (one letter each, except where noted) include Rudyerd Boulten; L.D. Branch, discussing the lyre-tailed honeyguide; Herbert Friedmann, discussing honeyguide nesting, including the species Indicator minor;...
Dates: 1953 - 1953

Photographic slides of the Herbert Lang collection of African objects, 1997.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 582
Abstract

Studio photographs of African objects from Herbert Lang's collection of African objects in the AMNH Department of Anthropology. Artifacts from the Belgian Congo including ivory objects, figurines, gourds, barkcloths and calabash.

Dates: 1997

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