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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology


Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Ornithology Accession Records, Gifts and Purchases

Identifier: Archives Orn30
Scope and Contents

Files pertain to expeditions, including Whitney South Sea Expedition (1926-1947)

Dates: 1920s-1990s

Department of Ornithology art file

Identifier: Archives Orn9
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of card files with some accession numbers. Acquisition information (donor names, acquisition dates, etc.) is included on each card. Cards containing information on miscellaneous memorabilia collections are also included. Accession numbers are also available for some art works. A small number of clippings and photographs on artists and art works are also included.

Dates: circa 20th century

Department of Ornithology collection on Audubon materials

Identifier: Archives Orn191
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, complete copies of "Birds of America left in the world today" A-Z (4 boxes), publications, clippings, articles, exhibit records and catalogs, "Birds of America" card catalogs, biographical information, administrative records including AMNH holdings, Loan information, Appraisals, condition reports, Photographs, manuscripts, CD's, and research notes.

Dates: circa 1880s-2007

Department of Ornithology collection on Louis Agassiz Fuertes materials

Identifier: Archives Orn192
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence,biographical information, lists of works of art in studio and others,obituaries, photographs,color prints, newspaper clippings, articles, and collector cards.

Dates: circa 1902-1975

Department of Ornithology exhibits collection

Identifier: Archives Orn6
Scope and Contents

Files on temporary exhibits, bird halls, bird department specimens in other halls, budgets, documents pertaining to construction and display, meeting notes, and photographs.

Dates: 1940s-1980s, undated

Department of Ornithology files

Identifier: Archives Orn28
Scope and Contents

Files include policies, guidelines, procedures, memos, special funds, finances from Great Gull Island, sixth floor renovation, permits, Sanford Fund, department grants, personnel information. Includes two photographs of founders of American Ornithologists Union.

Dates: 1883, 1940s-1980s

Department of Ornithology files

Identifier: Archives Orn2
Scope and Contents

This collection includes agreements with publishers, miscellaneous manuscripts, unpublished manuscripts or data on deposit at the AMNH. Catalogs 1-20 by collector.

Dates: 1941-2005

Department of Ornithology gifts and exchanges files

Identifier: Archives Orn7
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of folders pertaining to exchanges and gifts.

Dates: 1920s-2000s

Department of Ornithology historic correspondence 'A-Z' collection

Identifier: Archives Orn5
Scope and Contents

Historic correspondence files organized from A to Z and include articles, photographs (one slide), biographical information, bird lists and field notes. Also includes articles, expedition histories, oral history.

Dates: 1865-2002, undated

Department of Ornithology history collection

Identifier: Archives Orn1
Scope and Contents

Papers and reports relating to the construction of the Whitney Wing. Files pertaining to staff meetings, budgets, department equipment. Ornithology department staff photographs are in plastic sleeves.

Dates: 1888-1986

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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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