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American Museum of Natural History

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Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

A. Miller photographic slide collection, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 355
Abstract Photographs of animals and flowers in nature. Two photographs of a giant panda and giraffe at the New York Zoological Park (Bronx Zoo).

An African Safari

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 3
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Central African Expedition, 1948. Starting at Cape Town and going round the southern tip of Africa up to Mombasa, Kenya, the AMNH Central African Expedition, led by AMNH director of preparation and installation James Lippitt Clark, then traveled through Nairobi, the Mountains of the Moon in the Ruwenzori Range in Uganda and Zaire, Ripon Falls (Uganda), Bagasson (Congo) and Stanleyville (now Kisangani in Zaire), all north of Lake Victoria, then to Uganda, the Belgian Congo...

Alousie Boker photographic slide collection of African animals and birds, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 170
Abstract Photographs of East Africa including game parks in Kenya and Tanzania. Amboseli, Murchison River, Ngorongoro. Birds and safari animals, hippopotamus, lion, elephant, eland, warthog, gerenuk and flamingo among others. Some slides taken in Nairobi.

American Museum of Natural History photographic slide collection of mammals , undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 351
Abstract Photographs of mammals taken by various photographers. Animals include dogs, cats, raccoons, bears, gorillas, sheep, anteater, squirrels, bison, camels, beavers, a shrew, and a fox.

American Museum of Natural History photographic slides of the old Dinosaur and Fossil Mammal Halls, undated.

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Identifier: PSC 380
Abstract Mostly images of old dinosaur models and mammal fossils on exhibit. Includes photographs of exhibition wall panels. Some slides stamped with "Digging Up the Dinosaur".

Australian fauna ; How to build an igloo

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 40
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Australian Fauna. Armand Denis, noted wildlife photographer and filmmaker and leader of the 1952 New Guinea Expedition for the AMNH, and his wife, Michaela, discuss the origins of the Australian continent and the subsequent evolution of wildlife there. Also shown is an Armand Denis RKO film depicting the Australian bush country, with views of wallaroos, wallabies, and some unusual reptiles. SEGMENT 2: How to Build an Igloo. The second segment presents the film How to Build an Igloo,...

The Burden East Indian Expedition

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 20
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Burden East Indian Expedition to Malaysia, 1926. William Douglas Burden, AMNH trustee, his wife Katharine, and a small expedition team traveled to the East Indies to study the fauna of the region, and especially to film and capture the rare lizards Varanus komodoensis found on Komodo Island, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands. These lizards are commonly known as "Komodo dragons," and can grow to a length of ten feet and weigh up to 250 pounds. The film begins with the...

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...

Charles R. Knight mural restoration project photographic slides

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Identifier: PSC 40
Scope and Contents 35mm slides and medium format color transparencies of murals before restoration. Unknown location of murals. Animals depicted include moose, elephants and beavers.