Bird, Junius Bouton, 1907-1982
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: PPC .B631
Identifier: Mem 305
Scope and Contents Since 1887, the American Museum of Natural History has been conducting field expeditions in every continent. This is one of the main resources for the Museum’s scientific research and collection development activities throughout all its disciplines. This grouping holds the equipment that were used during expeditions from around 1877 to 1996. Most of these expeditions required direct interaction with the natural habitat of the subject of study, which usually involves being out in the...
Dates: Usage: circa 1877-1990s
Identifier: PSC 129
Scope and Contents
Field photographs from possible expeditions or study trips to Guatemala in 1965, Peru, Chile in 1969-1970, and Gatecliff, Nevada in 1975. Shows excavations and girls weaving in Guatamala.
Identifier: PPC .N45
Identifier: NNC .S551
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately 3600 black-and-white nitrate negatives housed in 23 boxes. Of these, 2470 are aerial photographs, most of them oblique views photographed through the open window of the plane; 546 are vertical views shot through a mount in the belly of the plane, on five uncut 10-inch wide film rolls. The remaining 1128 images are ethnographic images taken on the ground. In addition to the nitrates, photographic prints, interpositives and safety film copies exist for...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1931 - 1999