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Lester R. Aronson collection on the Kammerer/Noble midwife toad scandal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A76
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 9 folders of material (photocopies, clippings and reprints of articles; handwritten and typewritten letters and notes; and photographs) collected by Aronson in preparing his 1975 review of Arthur Koestler's 1971 book, The case of the midwife toad, about a 1926 scientific dispute between G.K. Noble and Paul Kammerer. The collection includes the typescript of Aronson's article, The case of The case of the midwife toad, which appeared in Behavior genetics vol. 5, no....
Dates: 1903-1990 (bulk 1923-1975); Majority of material found within 1923 - 1975

James W. Atz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A89
Scope and Contents A portion of this collection consists of alphabetized correspondence between Dr. Atz and various professionals and organizations. Most of the letters are either personal in nature or related to research projects. There are also a number of publications, including articles, reprints, and journals. There are boxes dedicated to certain areas of research including oral brooding in cichlids, and one box of research-related items organized by species type. The material in the collection ranges...
Dates: 1949-2003; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Audrey Avinoff papers, 1935-1942.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A95

Benjamin Silliman correspondence, 1839-1861.

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Identifier: Mss .S55

Albert S. Bickmore papers

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Identifier: Mss .B5351- .B5358
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, reports, newspaper clippings and photocopies of journal articles, photographs of Bickmore, and one drawing. The bulk of Bickmore's papers (32 boxes) consists of correspondence, mostly typewritten, relating to his work as superintendent of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) and curator of the Dept. of Public Education. Additional material consists of handwritten diaries from Bickmore's travels; the typescript of his...
Dates: 1854-1914; Majority of material found within ( 1865-1903)

Dorothy Bliss papers

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Identifier: Mss .B55
Scope and Contents In the case of this collection, Scope and Content are virtually synonymous. Both words encompass Dr. Bliss's single-minded, detailed study of crustaceans in general and the land crab gecarcinus lateralis in particular. There is nothing in these papers that refers to her teaching positions or the other outside interests cited in the biographical sketch. It must be assumed that she was always careful to compartmentalize her various activities. The scope of the material starts in...
Dates: 1950-1979

George Borup correspondence

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Identifier: Mss .B67

Brief notes on a two months' African safari : Collecting the Desert Group for the American Museum of Natural History : typescripts [1935?, 1938?] / by William D. Campbell

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Identifier: Mss .C36
Scope and content Typescripts recount two of Campbell's expeditions: to East Africa, Dec. 1934-Jan. 1935; and to the Dunqulah region of Sudan, Dec. 1937-1938(?); primarily to collect specimens for the AMNH. Both reports are undated, and the account for the Sudan expedition appears to be unfinished. The reports mention Campbell's associates and co-leaders: hunter and photographer Alfred J. Klein in East Africa, and hunter Major W.V.D. Dickinson in Sudan. The appendix to the report on the East African...
Dates: 1935 - 1938

Frederick B. Butler collection on the 1925 field season of the Third Asiatic Expedition

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Identifier: Mss .B88
Scope and Contents This collection contains field notes written by Butler during the 1925 field season (April 11-August 20) of the Third Asiatic Expedition. It also contains a typed diary detailing his experiences in Mongolia and discussing expedition staff members. Correspondences include letters to and from Butler and his wife in Tianjin (Tientsin), China, and official correspondences. Also included are various lectures ("Speech to the Algonquin Club. Boston, Dec. 7, 1926"; "Expedition lecture with...
Dates: 1924-1927; Majority of material found within 1925-1926

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Entomologists -- United States -- Correspondence 12
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Naturalists -- United States -- Correspondence 4
Anthropologists -- United States -- Correspondence 3
Birds -- Classification 3
Birds -- Collection and preservation 3
Birds -- Exhibitions 3
Butterflies -- Type specimens. 3
Field notes 3
Fishes -- Research 3
Mammals -- Collection and preservation 3
Meteorites 3
Natural history museums -- New York (State) -- New York -- History 3
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Arctic regions 2
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Aids to navigation -- United States 1
Ainu 1
Aleutian Islands (Alaska) 1
Aleuts 1
Alytes obstetricans 1
Ammonoidea 1
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Amynodontidae 1
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American Museum of Natural History 24
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 11
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 8
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 7
Department of Entomology 7
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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 6
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 6
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 6
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 6
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 5
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 4
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 4
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 4
Department of Ichthyology 4
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 4
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 4
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 4
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 4
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 3
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 3
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 3
Brown, F. Martin (Frederick Martin), 1903-1993 3
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 3
Department of Education 3
Department of Geology and Paleontology 3
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 3
Hovey, Edmund Otis, 1862-1924 3
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 3
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 3
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 3
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 3
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 3
Reeds, Chester A. (Chester Albert), 1882-1968 3
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 3
Shackelford, James B. 3
Smithsonian Institution 3
Young, John McKenzie 3
Adamson, Hans Christian 2
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 2
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 2
Allen, Jerome Lee, 1891-1955 2
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Insects and Spiders 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 2
Atz, James W. 2
Audubon, Maria R. (Maria Rebecca), 1843-1925 2
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von, 1850-1915 2
Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914 2
Borup, George, 1885-1912 2
Boston Society of Natural History 2
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 2
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 2
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 2
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 2
Ekblaw, W. Elmer (Walter Elmer), 1882-1949 2
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 2
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 2
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Lanyon, Wesley E. 2
Lee, Hugh J. 2
Martin Johnson African Expedition (2nd : 1924-1928) 2
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981 2
Newell, Norman Dennis, 1909-2005 2
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 2
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 2
Pike, Nicholas, 1817-1905 2
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 2
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Tanquary, Maurice Cole, 1881-1944 2
Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929 2
United States. Department of Agriculture 2
University of Kansas 2
Weyer, Edward Moffat, 1904-1998 2
Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947 2
Yale University 2
Académie royale de chirurgie (France) 1
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910 1
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Akeley African Expedition to the Belgian Congo of the American Museum of Natural History (1921-1922) 1
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 1
Allen, Arthur A. (Arthur Augustus), 1885-1964 1
Allen, Glover M. (Glover Morrill), 1879-1942 1
Amadon, Dean 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 Association of Museums 1
American Eugenics Society 1
American Museum of Natural History. Committee for Chemical Brush Control Recommendations for Rightofways 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Library Services 1
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