Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence relative to the formation and organization of the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology. Correspondence between Morris K. Jesup, Henry Fairfield Osborn, C.O. Marsh, J.L. Wortman, J.B. Hatcher, O.A. Peterson, W.H. Utterback. Many letters from Volume II have been removed. Two volumes containing approximately 100 letters.
Man in business suit seated in green leather chair, holding book in left hand, three-quarter view. Museum President 1881-1908, and founder. Frame: Gilt wood, gesso, bundle of reeds design, 60 1/4 x 50.
Potrait of Morris K. Jesup wearing a suit, sitting on red velvet chair, holding book entitled, American Museum of Natural History. Inscription: Frame plate "Morris Ketchum Jesup/Third President/of the/American Museum of Natural History/February 14, 1881 - January 2, 1908." Frame: gold gilt, gesso, bronze color paint over gold leaf, 72 1/2 x 59.