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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology


Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Ornithology Philippine specimen collection materials

Identifier: Archives Orn86
Scope and Contents

Contains correpondence, documents, Palawan lists of bird skins, lists of syntypes from Steere Expedition, list of Philippine holotypes in AMNH collection, lists of species found in Luzon collection, documents relating to Leyte collection, and documents relating to Mindoro collection.

Dates: circa 1950s-1980s

Department of Ornithology specimen collections files

Identifier: Archives Orn23
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, acquistion history and inventories of the specimen collections.

Dates: 1950s-2003

Department of Ornithology unframed prints collection

Identifier: Archives Orn58
Scope and Contents

Archaeopteryx (1), engraved copperplates, paintings, engraved prints, drawings, membership certificates to scientific and academic institutions, oil sketches, lithographic portrait of D.G. Elliot. Works, mostly prints, by other artists include Janet Marshall, Siedel, Jaques, Joseph Wolf, Roger Tory Peterson, an oil sketch by Toshio Asaeda, two bound sets of the Cockatoo portfolio plates by William T. Cooper and limited edition color prints from Mill Pond Press, Florida.

Dates: undated

Dwight collection

Identifier: Archives Orn160
Scope and Contents

List of specimens, duplicates, collecting localities and source of accession

Dates: 1920s

Dwight collection card file

Identifier: Archives Orn188
Scope and Contents

Card catalog for M.T. Dwight collection.

Dates: undated

Ecuador Expeditions collection

Identifier: Archives Orn161
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and list of birds, departmental meeting minutes, summary of expenditures

Dates: 1912-1922

Expeditions, collectors, collections, catalogs, field notes card file

Identifier: Archives Orn32
Scope and Contents

Detailed typed card catalog index, includes field notes, geographic cross-references and AMNH catalog numbers for various collections arranged by collector. Catalogs for collections now owned by AMNH. Unpublished manuscripts and data on deposit at AMNH.

Dates: 1870s-1970s

Fahnestock South Sea Expedition correspondence

Identifier: Archives Orn185
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding expedition, expense accounts, shipping receipts, news clippings

Dates: 1939-1941, 1996

Faunthorpe-Vernay Expedition collection

Identifier: Archives Orn184
Scope and Contents

Typed catalog of birds in the Vernay Collection from Siam, Tenasserim list of birds by species and quantity, photograph of Vernay in India.

Dates: 1923-1924

Field and Expedition Equipment

Identifier: Mem 305
Scope and Contents Since 1887, the American Museum of Natural History has been conducting field expeditions in every continent. This is one of the main resources for the Museum’s scientific research and collection development activities throughout all its disciplines. This grouping holds the equipment that were used during expeditions from around 1877 to 1996. Most of these expeditions required direct interaction with the natural habitat of the subject of study, which usually involves being out in the...
Dates: Usage: circa 1877-1990s

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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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