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Adventures on the Upper Nile

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 2
Scope and Contents Charles Oliver O'Donnell (AMNH fellow) and James Lippitt Clark (AMNH vice-director of preparation and exhibition) traveled by steamer, in 1931, up the Nile from Khartoum to Shambe in the Sudan to collect giant eland for the AMNH Hall of African Mammals. Most of the footage was taken from the steamer, and consists of panoramic views of life along the Nile, and of the activities of the expedition staff and the shikaris (native hunters) on board ship. Expedition staff appearing in the film are:...
Dates: 1931

African Lion / Base LL "Jas. L. Clark. Sc c25"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 396
Scope and Contents

Lion laying down with head upright and front legs extended in front of head.

Dates: 1925

An African Safari

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 3
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Central African Expedition, 1948. Starting at Cape Town and going round the southern tip of Africa up to Mombasa, Kenya, the AMNH Central African Expedition, led by AMNH director of preparation and installation James Lippitt Clark, then traveled through Nairobi, the Mountains of the Moon in the Ruwenzori Range in Uganda and Zaire, Ripon Falls (Uganda), Bagasson (Congo) and Stanleyville (now Kisangani in Zaire), all north of Lake Victoria, then to Uganda, the Belgian...
Dates: 1948

Alaskan Kodiak Bear / Base "Jas. L. Clark 04" "c os"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 397
Scope and Contents

Bear standing on four legs with extended forward.

Dates: 1904

Alaskan Kodiak Bear / On base "Jas. L. Clark"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 624
Scope and Contents

Bear on four legs.

Dates: 1904

James L. Clark exhibitions visual resource files

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .C532
Scope and Contents The James L. Clark files were created and maintained from 1920 until 1955. The majority of these materials, however, date between 1920 and1940. The collection was used as a visual resource reference guide for the American Museum of Natural History staff in preparation for creating exhibits and dioramas or for quick visual reference. It features newspaper spreads, magazine clippings, prints, as well as drawings and letters, which were attached with glue to one or both sides of the file...
Dates: 1879-1959; Majority of material found within 1916-1959

James L. Clark exhibitions working files

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .C533
Scope and Contents This collection includes field photography from various expeditions, scientific study photography for the creation of the exhibits, and documentation of diorama production and notes for future repair and maintenance. The photographs date from the late 1890s to the late 1950s. The majority of the photographs, however, are dated between 1920 and 1940. The following is the series and subseries within the collection:Series I: African Mammals Series II: Asian Mammals Series III:...
Dates: 1879-1959; Majority of material found within 1916-1959

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Preparation and Installation: Diorama and Hall construction

 Collection
Identifier: DR 104
Scope and Content Note This collection spans the planning and development of the Department of Preparations for the dioramas of the various halls. These folders detail the requests and expenditures for the efforts made in travel, models, and sketches. The majority of the correspondence is directed from or to James L. Clark, the Director of the Department of Preparations between the 1930’s-1940’s. Much of the correspondence from James Lippit Clark, is directed to trackers, guides, taxidermists, donors, and...
Dates: 1919-1962

Diaries: [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #15-23
Dates: Majority of material found within 1907-1948

Field photographs of the Morden-Clark Asiatic expedition

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .M675
Scope and Contents

Field photographs from the Asiatic Expedition.

Dates: 1926-1927

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Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 2