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American Museum of Natural History

 Organization

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

A Celebration of Birds: Louis Agassiz Fuertes and His Art photographic slides, 1983.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 89C
Abstract Slides of artwork displayed in the temporary exhibition A Celebration of Birds: Louis Agassiz Fuertes and His Art, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1983.

Birds of Peru and northern Chile

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 17
Scope and Contents In 1953 and 1954, Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist, filmed bird colonies of coastal Peru and Chile and the outlying islands. The bird colonies darken the barren landscape by their sheer numbers. Nests and fledglings are everywhere. There is also a sequence devoted to the extraction and exportation of guano. Penguins, boobies, cormorants, gulls, and terns are seen.

Bottom of the world

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 18
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH South Georgia Island Expedition, 1912-1913. Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist, introduces this film; he presents a map of Antarctica and explains that he went to South Georgia in 1912 for the AMNH while a staff member of the Brooklyn Museum. In South Georgia's Cumberland Bay, a whaling station is filmed, as well as humpback whales swimming in the surrounding sea. Jolly penguins are shown and their life is described by Murphy. Also seen are Cape pigeons, sooty...

C. Sibley photographic slides of birds, 1942.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 439
Abstract Photographs of birds in nature taken by Mrs. C. Sibley.

Catalogue of birds in exhibition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn17
Scope and Contents Catalogue of birds in the exhibition collection at the American Museum of Natural History. Entries for each bird include museum number, original number, name, sex and age, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, dimensions, and remarks. The catalogue spans two volumes and was originally begun by Edgar A. Mearns during the period 1883-1884. Information in the volumes spans 1812-1994.

Catalogue of birds in study collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn18
Scope and Contents Catalogue of birds in the study collection at the American Museum of Natural History. Catalogue entries for each bird include museum number, original number, name, sex, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, dimensions, and remarks. The catalogue spans 47 volumes.

Catalogue of bones of birds in the American Museum of Natural History

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn16
Scope and Contents Catalogue of bird bone specimens at the American Museum of Natural History. Entries for each specimen include museum number, original number, name, sex, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, character of specimen, and remarks. The catalogue spans one volume.

Department of Ornithology exhibits collection

 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.