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American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals

 Organization

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Jobe Akeley papers

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Identifier: Mss .A342-.A344

Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 25
Scope and Contents Primarily images from the dioramas in the the AMNH Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals with some interior views of the hall. Includes some images of preparator refurbishing Cheetah Group inside the diorama, 1974. Also includes 5 duplicate slides of black and white photographs depicting Carl Akeley in the field, a group photograph and an illustration of the African Mammal Hall.

Brief notes on a two months' African safari : Collecting the Desert Group for the American Museum of Natural History : typescripts [1935?, 1938?] / by William D. Campbell

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Identifier: Mss .C36
Scope and content Typescripts recount two of Campbell's expeditions: to East Africa, Dec. 1934-Jan. 1935; and to the Dunqulah region of Sudan, Dec. 1937-1938(?); primarily to collect specimens for the AMNH. Both reports are undated, and the account for the Sudan expedition appears to be unfinished. The reports mention Campbell's associates and co-leaders: hunter and photographer Alfred J. Klein in East Africa, and hunter Major W.V.D. Dickinson in Sudan. The appendix to the report on the East African expedition...

Carl and Mary in Africa

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 24
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Eastman-Pomeroy-Akeley East African Expedition, 1926. In the opening sequence, Carl Ethan Akeley (associate in the AMNH Department of Mammalogy, and associate curator and adviser in the AMNH Department of Preparation) watches artist William R. Leigh painting habitat studies for the background of the klipspringer group, one of the dioramas now in the museum's Akeley Hall of African Mammals. At the campsite, located in the Lukenia Hills 40 miles east of Nairobi, Leigh and...

[Rock study for the Klipspringer Group] [art original] / A.A. Jansson

 Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 872
Scope and Contents Painting Jansson made during the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition to British East Africa, 1926-1927. Detail of the Lukenia Hills, forty miles east of Nairobi, with weathered granite rocks and shrubs (possibly Boswellia pyrifera). Facsimiles of the rocks were made for the Kiplinger diorama in the American Museum of Natural History's Akeley Hall of African Mammals. Signed at lower left. On back of canvas: "P.20" (and "P 356" crossed out).