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Along mountain trails : typescript [1949] / by S. Harmsted Chubb

Identifier: Mss .C475

Scope and Contents

folder 1. Title page. Dedication. Table of contents. Introduction. Correction notes -- folder 2. Illustrations list. Placement of photos -- folder 3. Illustrations : captions -- folder 4. [chapter] 1. Mobility of solid rock -- folder 5. [chapter] 2. From ice and snow to spring awakening -- folder 6. [chapter] 2. From ice and snow to spring flowers -- folder 7. [chapter] 3. Field companions -- folder 8. [chapter] 4. Forest fire observatory -- folder 9. [chapter] 5. Sunrise from High Peak -- folder 10. [chapter] 6. A deserted village and its environment -- folder 11. [chapter] 7. Plattekill Clove -- folder 12. [chapter] 8. The friendly wild -- folder 13. [chapter] 9. The southern Catskills -- folder 14. [chapter] 10. Fishermen of old -- folder 15. [chapter] 11. Master masons and builders -- folder 16. Misc. notes, corrections, etc.


  • 1949


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Biographical sketch

Samuel Harmsted Chubb was an osteologist affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. He studied the movements of animals, primarily horses and other equids, by photographing them in successive intervals in order to mount skeletons in dynamic positions. Chubb died in 1949.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 box) : approximately 288 leaves in various foliations ; 28 cm.

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General Note

Some pages are carbon copies; with handwritten corrections and cut and pasted changes; there are several versions of each chapter.

General Note

This work was unfinished at the time of the author's death.

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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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