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American Museum of Natural History register of museum flags, circa 1940s-1970s

Identifier: DR 146


Register of museum flags explaining rules and regulations for flag usage of expeditions, with letters, sample drafts and shipping records to give authority for expeditions to Bolivia, New Guinea, etc. from 1964 to 1968.


  • 1940 - 1979


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Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Related Archival Materials

Indicator 1 Associated Materials-- Note--AMNH Special Collections has collection of flags located in Stack 7-73.

General Note

Double-size land flag (4' x 6') made for Mrs. Week's lecture before the National Geographic Society and 18" x 27" flag removed and combined with other flags in AMNH Special Collections Memorabilia (September 2012).

General Note

Previous number: DR-H

General Note

condition reviewed 20120824; good

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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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