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Journal of the representative from the American Museum of Natural History : holograph / C.M. Breder, Jr.

Identifier: Mss .B74-1924

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.


  • 1924


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Biographical sketch

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 : [304] 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.

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Two vols. stored flat in 1 box.

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At head of title: Marsh-Darien Expedition.

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Handwritten on ruled, numbered pages with hand-drawn illustrations; each vol. paginated 1-152; vol. 2, p. 108-129 blank.

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Two folded maps laid in vol. 2 (p. 130 and p. 145).

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Specimen of grass plant taped onto vol. 2, p. 5; classified by author as Oredia gramma Linn.

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Condition: Poor.

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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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