Journal of the representative from the American Museum of Natural History : holograph / C.M. Breder, Jr.
Scope and content
Field notes and itinerary of the 1924 Marsh Darien Expedition. The first entry is Jan. 16; the last entry is July 6. Breder collected specimens of fishes, amphibians and reptiles.
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Charles M. Breder was an ichthyologist at the American Museum of Natural History. Breder was research associate at the AMNH 1926-, and chairman and curator, Dept. of Ichthyology, 1944-1965. He was also at the New York Aquarium, 1921- ; director, 1940-1943.
2 Volumes :  p. : ill., 2 maps (1 col.) ; 27 cm.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
James Howe. Method of acquisition--Gift;; Date of acquisition--1998..
Existence and Location of Copies
Preservation photocopy deposited in the archives of the AMNH Dept. of Herpetology.
Two vols. stored flat in 1 box.
At head of title: Marsh-Darien Expedition.
Handwritten on ruled, numbered pages with hand-drawn illustrations; each vol. paginated 1-152; vol. 2, p. 108-129 blank.
Two folded maps laid in vol. 2 (p. 130 and p. 145).
Specimen of grass plant taped onto vol. 2, p. 5; classified by author as Oredia gramma Linn.
- Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 (Person)
- Marsh-Darien Expedition (1924) (Organization)
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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.
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