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Series 2: Professional Correspondence, 1896 - 1942


Scope and Contents

The professional correspondence includes letters between Brown and other paleontologists both within AMNH and elsewhere. It also contains correspondence regarding Brown's lecture tours and his application for copyright. There are also some letters from the public with paleontological enquiries.


  • 1896 - 1942


Language of Materials

From the Collection:


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed in the Division of Paleontology. Please contact the collection manager for access; materials are sometimes restricted.


0.5 Linear Feet


The correspondence is mostly arranged chronologically, with some being arranged by subject.

Box 4
General Correspondence 1896-1942; Correspondence regarding lecture tours 1926-1927
Box 5
Correspondence regarding Colorado Museum 1926-1930;
Box 5
Copyright applications 1939-1942; Dinosaur Tracks from Strevell Collection 1928-1939
Box 5
Correspondence regarding establishment of dinosaur parks 1930s
Box 5
Correspondence with the public regarding dinosaur footprints 1929-1941

Repository Details

Part of the Vertebrate Paleontology Archives Repository

200 Central Park West
New York NY 10024-5192