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Manuscript Collection

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Distinguishes collections in the Library that are part of the Manuscript (Mss) data set.

Found in 142 Collections and/or Records:

T. Donald Carter field books

Identifier: Mss .C376
Scope and Contents The collection includes diaries and field notebooks from the 1927-1928 Day Roraima Expedition, the 1931-1932 Legendre Indochina Expedition, and the 1934 Sage West China Expedition, as well as material on the 1946-1947 Rutherford African Expedition. There are also diaries labeled by location and year(s): Costa Rica 1914; Abyssinia 1927-1929; Africa 1938; East Africa 1958; and Ungava, Québec 1953; and some yearly diaries. Carter participated in 27 expeditions in North and South America,...
Dates: 1910-1972

T. Donald Carter papers

Identifier: Mss .C375
Scope and Contents The Papers Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, articles and reviews, clippings and photocopies relating to Carter's collecting activities for the American Museum of Natural History, and to his interests in the classification of mammals and birds, and bird banding. Correspondence consists primarily of typewritten letters and carbon copies, with some handwritten letters, both sent and received. The collection includes two handwritten signed letters from Ugo Mochi, principal...
Dates: 1916-1971

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

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

Charles Bonnet correspondence and prints, 1772

Identifier: Mss .B66
Scope and Contents

One handwritten letter in French, three copperplate engraving prints of Charles Bonnet.

Dates: 1772

Charles Robert Knight biographies, before 1988.

Identifier: Mss .K57

Photocopies of manuscripts (typed). Includes "Autobiography of an Artist" by Charles Knight, two copies, unpublished, 160 pages; "Toppy and Me" by Rhoda Steel Kalt, 129 pages; "Nonnie and Toppy: An Affectionate Memoir" by Rhoda Knight Kalt with some handwritten notes.

Dates: 1988

Clark Wissler papers, 1942-1943.

Identifier: Mss .W57

Survey of the American Museum of Natural History, typescript carbon, incomplete. Also include original notes and typed drafts.

Dates: 1942 - 1943

Collection of press clippings about Minik Wallace, 1894-1989

Identifier: Mss .W3555

Photocopies of news clippings assembled by Dr. Rolf Gilberg in preparation for his book Mennesket Minik (1888-1919): En gronlaenders liv mellam 2 verdenar, published in 1988.

Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1897-1909).