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Bogert Field Trip to Ceylon (1965)

Exist Dates
1965
Abstract
To identify toads and record mating calls of several species of Anura.

Denis-Roosevelt Asiatic Expedition (1939-1940)

Exist Dates
1939 - 1940
Abstract
Expedition.

New Guinea Expedition (1928-1929)

Exist Dates
1928 August 15 - 1929 May 4
Abstract
The New Guinea Expedition (1928-1929) was proposed by Leonard C. Sanford to employ Rollo H. Beck on the heels of his departure from the Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. The field work was funded by George F. Baker with the purpose of collecting birds in New Guinea for the AMNH. Rollo Beck, joined by his wife, Ida Beck, collected a total of 249 bird species during their eight-and-a-half months in three main collecting sites located in Northeast¬¬ New Guinea: the Madang area, Keku, and the Cromwell Mountains. Beck brought back a new species of bowerbird, Sericulus bakeri, collected near the Adelbert Mountains. The Becks arrived in Madang on August 15, 1928 and left for Australia on May 4, 1929.

Peary Expedition to Greenland (1897)

Exist Dates
1897
Abstract
Expedition. Robert E. Peary's final attempt to transport the Ahnighito meteorite, also known as The Tent, to New York. With a "one-hundred-ton and two thirty-ton jacks and ample supples of railroad iron and great timbers," Peary was determined to win (Hovey). The meteorite was brought to the Brooklyn Navy Yard aboard the S.S. Hope in the autumn of 1897.

Queeny African Expedition (1953)

Abstract
To film a documentary of Masai people in Africa. Donald Ker was hired by Edgar M. Queeny, with funding from the Museum.

Vernay-Cutting Burma Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1938-1939)

Exist Dates
1938 - 1939
Abstract
Expedition. The Vernay-Cutting Expedition to Burma was organized for the purpose of collecting zoological and botanical specimens for the AMNH, the New York Botanical Garden, the Kensington Museum of London (probably the British Museum of Natural History), Kew Gardens, and the Bombay Natural History Society. The international staff included co-leaders and AMNH trustees Arthur Stannard Vernay and Charles Suydam Cutting, AMNH mammalogist Harold E. Anthony, and British scientists J. K. Stanford, ornithologist, and F. Kingdon Ward, botanist. (From AMNH Research Library catalog record for Film Collection no. 167)

AMNH Expedition to Arizona

Exist Dates
1946 -
Abstract
to collect dinosaur fossils

AMNH-Armand Denis Expedition

Exist Dates
1952
Abstract
To make sound recordings, color photos, and color films of birds

AMNH-Bolivian Expedition

Exist Dates
1963 - 1965
Abstract
To explore rivers of Bolivia and study disease-causing parasites

AMNH-Columbia University Field Trip

Exist Dates
1951 - 1952
Abstract
To survey early cultures

AMNH-LaMont Geological Observatory Expeditions

Exist Dates
1961
Abstract
To do deep-sea biological research and collect invertebrate materials

AMNH-National Geographic Society Field Trip

Exist Dates
1958
Abstract
To study birds of paradise and photograph them

Akeley Expedition to British East Africa (1909-1911)

Exist Dates
1909 - 1911
Abstract
Expedition. Carl Akeley organized the Akeley Expedition to British East Africa (1909-1911) to collect large game, especially elephants, for the American Museum of Natural History and to photograph the flora, fauna and inhabitants of the region.

Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926)

Exist Dates
1926 - 1927
Abstract
The Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition was a collecting expedition to Africa; its mission was to provide specimens for the African Hall at the American Museum of Natural History, originally conceived in 1910. The man behind both the exhibit hall and the expedition was Carl Ethan Akeley, an animal sculptor and taxidermist, an inventor, naturalist and photographer. The Eastman-Pomeroy expedition focused on collecting specimens for the dioramas of the African Hall, as well as accessories such as grass and bushes, and the creation of background paintings from artists William Leigh and Arthur August Jansson.

Amadon Expedition to Argentina

Exist Dates
1959
Abstract
To collect birds and make studies of birds of prey

Amadon Field Trip to Africa

Exist Dates
1958
Abstract
To collect birds

Amadon Field Trip to Japan and Alaska

Exist Dates
1960 - 1961
Abstract
To study birds of prey

Amadon Galapagos Islands Expedition

Exist Dates
1964
Abstract
To study evolution of birds

Amadon Southwest Expedition

Exist Dates
1939
Abstract
To study birds

American Museum Expedition of Cretaceous Dinosaur Beds in Alberta (1910-1915)

Exist Dates
1910 - 1915
Abstract
The American Museum Expedition of Cretaceous Dinosaur Beds in Alberta (1910-1915) was led by Barnum Brown to explore the Cretaceous beds of Alberta, Canada, along the Red Deer River and Edmonton formation. Brown collected fossil specimens, new or little known at the time, including crested and horned dinosaurs. This was one of three major Vertebrate Paleontology expeditions in North America carried out by the American Museum of Natural History at the turn of the 20th century.
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