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American Museum of Natural History presidential memorandums, 1928-1934.

 Collection
Identifier: DR 144
Abstract

Contains five binders of presidential memos written by then President of the American Museum of Natural History, Henry Fairfield Osborn, to the Museum Director between the years of 1928 to 1934.

Dates: 1928 - 1934

American Museum of Natural History proposed new buildings album, 1915-1917.

 Collection
Identifier: DR 137
Abstract

Wrapped album combines several different reports related to proposed new AMNH buildings, including quarterly report from 1916 and oral report of President Henry Fairfield Osborn to the Trustees from 1916, AMNH annual meeting regarding the Museum's need for new construction. Also includes reprinting of an editorial article from the New York Times regarding this proposal, as well as editorials from the New York Sun, New York World, and Evening Post.

Dates: 1915 - 1917

Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A54
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Andrews' correspondence, manuscripts, and transcripts of Andrews' broadcasts and talks from 1934 to1944. It also contains one folder of family and biographical documents and newspaper clippings received from Charles Gallenkamp, Andrews' biographer, in 1990. The majority of the administrative papers' correspondence concerns requests for speaking engagements about Andrews' explorations, requests for articles, and letters from the public and from companies...
Dates: 1920-1947; Majority of material found within 1934-1944

[Celebration of the Year of the Horse]

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 588
Scope and Contents

Chinese painting in celebration of the year of the horse, presented to Prof. Osborn by Dr. Bashford Dean. It was once one continuous strip; it was cut, mounted and framed for Osborn Library ca. 1944.

Originally one painting cut into 8 pieces and framed. Each strip shows different scenes of horses in herds, standing, running, squatting; one is of deity sitting on clouds; clouds and horses around him.

Dates: undated

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C446
Scope and Contents This collection is a record of the Museum’s explorations undertaken during the 1920s in the Gobi Desert under the leadership of Roy Chapman Andrews. A list of the men who participated in the CAE can be culled from the expeditions’ letterheads used by museum personnel in New York. All but three of the men cited on these letterheads are represented here. Those not found are Mont Reid, a physician, James Wang, an interpreter and G. Horwath of motor transport. The variety of other correspondents...
Dates: 1916-1940; Majority of material found within 1921-1933

Edward Drinker Cope correspondence facsimiles

 Collection
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

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Research Library Special Collections 29
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Manuscript Collection 11
Department Records 9
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Paleontologists -- Correspondence 3
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Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 3
Annual reports 2
Mongolia -- Description and travel 2
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 2
Scientific expeditions 2
Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 2
Administrative 1
Adventure and adventurers -- United States 1
Animals -- Classification 1
Archives Microfilm 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Birds -- Classification 1
Birds -- Collection and preservation 1
Conservationists -- United States 1
Construction 1
Ecology 1
Education -- Museums 1
Field notes 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Fishes -- Nile River Valley -- Phylogeny 1
Fishes -- Phylogeny 1
Forests and forestry 1
Game protection -- United States 1
Geology -- Congresses. 1
Geology -- New York (State) -- Long Island. 1
Hunting -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Hunting guns 1
Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Komodo dragon 1
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Polypterus 1
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Science -- Congresses -- Planning. 1
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Transvaal (South Africa) -- Description and travel. 1
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Names
American Museum of Natural History 12
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 7
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 5
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 4
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 4
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Sternfeld, Ruth, d. 2007 4
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 3
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 3
Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897 3
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 3
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 3
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 3
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 3
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 3
American Association of Museums 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Brown, Barnum 2
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 2
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 2
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 2
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 2
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 2
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Shackelford, James B. 2
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 2
Wortman, J. L. (Jacob Lawson), 1856-1926 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adams, Charles C. (Charles Christopher), 1873-1955 1
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910 1
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
Allen, Glover M. (Glover Morrill), 1879-1942 1
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 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 Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Felix M.Warburg Memorial Hall 1
American Museum of Natural History. Photo Studio 1
American Museum of Natural History. Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
American Museum of Natural History. Trustees 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Buba, Joy Flinsch, 1904-1998 1
Burden East Indian Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926) 1
Buxton, N. G. (Norman G.) 1
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 1
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 1
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 1
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 1
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 1
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949 1
Fraser, James Earle, 1876-1953 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Harrington, Nathan Russell, 1870-1899 1
Hatcher, J. B. (John Bell), 1861-1904 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Hunt, Reid, 1870-1948 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 1
Klein, Alfred J. 1
Kunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899 1
McConnell, Robert E. 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 1
Merriam, J. C. (John Clark), 1829- 1
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956 1
Morden, Irene 1
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