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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology


Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

Catalogue of birds in study collection

Identifier: Archives Orn18
Scope and Contents

Catalogue of birds in the study collection at the American Museum of Natural History. Catalogue entries for each bird include museum number, original number, name, sex, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, dimensions, and remarks. The catalogue spans 47 volumes.

Dates: 1870s-2011

Catalogue of bones of birds in the American Museum of Natural History

Identifier: Archives Orn16
Scope and Contents

Catalogue of bird bone specimens at the American Museum of Natural History. Entries for each specimen include museum number, original number, name, sex, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, character of specimen, and remarks. The catalogue spans one volume.

Dates: 1888-1982

Chapman Award card files

Identifier: Archives Orn25
Scope and Contents

Card files on research grant awardees. Also contains information on the research paper on grant funded research.

Dates: 1950s-1990s

Chapman Fellows and Grant Recipients Paper files

Identifier: Archives Orn26
Scope and Contents

Paper files pertaining to recipients of Frank M. Chapman Fellowship Award.

Dates: 1959-2003

Chapman Not Approved' Card Files; Chapman Misc.; Mae P. Smith and Sanford Trust card files

Identifier: Archives Orn24
Scope and Contents

Card files on proposals for studies that were not accepted. The second file drawer contains Chapman misc., Mae P. Smith, and Sanford Trust card files.

Dates: 1970s-1990s

Collection of audio and video recordings of bird songs

Identifier: Archives Orn234
Scope and Contents

Vinyl albums (33, 78, 45), audio cassettes-both commercial and non-commercial), compact disc, vhs tapes, and dvds. Also found are misc. publications including Christmas poems, discography of bird recordings, book on bird songs.

Dates: 1923-2007

Collins-Day Expedition collection

Identifier: Archives Orn155
Scope and Contents


Dates: 1914-1916

Colombian Expeditions collection

Identifier: Archives Orn156
Scope and Contents

Field catalogs representing field specimen numbers 1-3972 (1911-1912), 10001-11705 (1914-1915), report of Mr. Arthur A. Allen, correspondence

Dates: 1910-1915

Crocker-Pacific Expeditions collection

Identifier: Archives Orn158
Scope and Contents

Field notes, correspondence, photographs and negatives, lists of photographs and negatives, six oversized folders of sketches, drawings, and maps.

Dates: 1934-1939

Dean Amadon 1959 Expedition to Argentina with William Partridge and Donald Eckelberry collection

Identifier: Archives Orn256
Scope and Contents

Manuscript notes, field notes, index cards, correspondence and photographs.

Dates: 1959-1999

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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Archives. 73
Birds -- Catalogs and collections 15
Field notes 13
Manuscript Collection 6
Ornithologists -- United States -- Correspondence 4
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Birds -- Exhibitions 3
Scientific expeditions 3
Scientific expeditions -- South America 3
Birds -- Classification 2
Naturalists -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Ornithologists -- Correspondence. 2
Zoologists -- United States -- Correspondence 2
AMNH Expeditions 1
Amphibians 1
Anthropology 1
Archives Microfilm 1
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 1
Birds -- Anatomy 1
Birds -- Australia 1
Birds -- Catalogs and collections -- New York (State) -- New York. 1
Birds -- Collection and preservation 1
Birds -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Birds -- Peru 1
Birds -- Photography 1
Birdsongs 1
Botany 1
Conservationists -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Conservationists -- United States 1
Dinosaurs -- Models 1
Diorama 1
Education -- Museums 1
Exhibitions 1
Fishes 1
Flags 1
Game protection -- United States 1
Herpetology 1
Honeyguides. 1
Hunting -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Hunting guns 1
Ichthyology 1
Invertebrates 1
Lantern slides 1
Mammals -- Classification 1
Mammals -- Collection and preservation 1
Mammals -- Exhibitions 1
Mammals -- North America. 1
Mongolia -- Discovery and exploration. 1
Museum curators 1
Museum techniques 1
Natural history -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 1
Ornithologists -- United States 1
Ornithology 1
Ornithology -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Ornithology -- United States 1
Paleontology -- Exhibitions 1
Peru -- Photographs 1
Research -- Museums 1
Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions 1
Scientific expeditions -- Asia. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Ecuador 1
Scientific expeditions -- Indochina 1
Scientific expeditions -- New Zealand 1
Scientific expeditions -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia 1
Scientific expeditions -- United States 1
Scientific expeditions -- Venezuela 1
Sipán (Peru) -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions 1
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