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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology


Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

Legendre Indo-China Expedition collection

Identifier: Archives Orn137
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence.

Dates: 1931-1932, 1971

Liberia Expeditions collections

Identifier: Archives Orn254
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, Specimen lists, notes, Catalog of Specimens, reports on 1988 and 1990 expeditions, including American Museum of Natural History Ornithological-Biogeographical Expoloration of the Wonegizi Mountains, Lofa County, Liberia March 1990.

Dates: 1985-1990

Madagascar Expedition collection

Identifier: Archives Orn140
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, map, copy of report by Jean Delacour, Archbold's field notes, Rand list of birds of Madagascar, report on mammals, supply lists

Dates: 1928-1932

Materials on sculptor Mateo Hernandez

Identifier: Archives Orn194
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding Mateo Hernandez, sculptor.

Dates: 1940s

Mathews catalog

Identifier: Archives Orn143
Scope and Contents


Dates: undated

Edgar A. Mearns correspondence, 1883-1915

Identifier: Mss .M43
Scope and Contents

The collection consists entirely of photocopies of handwritten letters. The first letter, dated May 17, 1883, is from Albert S. Bickmore, founder and superintendent of the AMNH, concerning Mearns's proposed donation of a collection of birds. The second letter is from curator J.A. Allen, discussing details of the specimens. Other correspondents include James P. Chapin, Frank M. Chapman, L.P. Gratacap, C. Hart Merriam, Jenness Richardson and Anthony Woodward.

Dates: 1883-1915

Murphy and Gilliard bibliography files

Identifier: Archives Orn252
Scope and Contents

Bibliographical card files for R. C.Murphy and E. T. Gilliard.

Dates: undated

Murphy lantern slides collection

Identifier: Archives Orn240
Scope and Contents

Subjects includes maps and charts, maps and specimens, Europe, Mediterrean Cruise, Sea birds, Sperm Whaler, New Zealand slides, Peru, Colombia Expedition, Brewster-Sanford, England, 1932, Whitney Wing, Ecuador, Antarctica, Chile, Falklands, Misc., and the Whitney South Sea Expedition.

Dates: circa late 19th century-early 20th century

Robert Cushman Murphy collection

Identifier: Mss .M87
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of eight folders containing clippings from magazines and newspapers, typed announcements and articles, some correspondence, and various ephemera that highlight moments in Robert Cushman Murphy’s life and his association with AMNH. The collection was transferred from the AMNH Office of Public Affairs. The contents of all folders are chronologically ordered. Almost all the material is photocopied printed matter or typewritten, with some carbon copies. Folder 2...
Dates: 1913-1973; Majority of material found within 1930-1973

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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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