Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Contains five binders of presidential memos written by then President of the American Museum of Natural History, Henry Fairfield Osborn, to the Museum Director between the years of 1928 to 1934.
Wrapped album combines several different reports related to proposed new AMNH buildings, including quarterly report from 1916 and oral report of President Henry Fairfield Osborn to the Trustees from 1916, AMNH annual meeting regarding the Museum's need for new construction. Also includes reprinting of an editorial article from the New York Times regarding this proposal, as well as editorials from the New York Sun, New York World, and Evening Post.
Correspondence among Hovey, Chester A. Reeds, and Henry Fairfield Osborn regarding appointment of Dr. Reeds as Associate Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology.
Primarily correspondence among E. O. Hovey, Chester Reeds, and museum administrators regarding budgets for the Department of Geology. Also includes handwritten budgets and notes.
Chinese painting in celebration of the year of the horse, presented to Prof. Osborn by Dr. Bashford Dean. It was once one continuous strip; it was cut, mounted and framed for Osborn Library ca. 1944.
Originally one painting cut into 8 pieces and framed. Each strip shows different scenes of horses in herds, standing, running, squatting; one is of deity sitting on clouds; clouds and horses around him.