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Diaries: [microform]

Identifier: Archives Microfilm #15-23


  • Majority of material found within 1907-1948

Biographical sketch

Naturalist and taxidermist at the American Museum of Natural History; leader of over twenty expeditions under the Museum's aegis.


9 Volumes (9 v. ; 29 cm.)

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Location of Originals Note

Indicator 1 Holder of originals: Rare Book Collection. Silver original shelved in the Negative Storage Room.

General Note

Typescripts, except for last vol. (holograph)

General Note

Diaries of nine expeditions and field trips led by Clark and sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History. Contains detailed account of local conditions, geography, native life, fauna, camping, and hunts to collect specimens, mostly big game, for the Museum.

Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note

[1.] Diary of first Wyoming trip [1907] (11, 18 leaves) -- [2.] British East Africa, 1909-1910 (273 leaves) -- [3.] Diary of African trip [1922-1923]. Carlisle Clark African Expedition of American Museum of Natural History [1928] (17 leaves[5], 57 p.) -- [4.] Cassiar trip [1925] (88 leaves) -- [5.] Morden-Clark Asiatic Expedition, 1926-1927 ([854] p.) -- [6.] O'Donnell-Clark African Expedition.., 1931 (107[2], 63 leaves) -- [7.] [Alberta expedition, 1932] (38 leaves) -- [8.] Fleischmann-Clark American Museum Indo-China Expedition, 1936 (40 leaves) -- [9.] Central African Expedition, 1947-1948 ([133] leaves)

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Microfilm.; Place of reproduction--[New York, N.Y. :; Agency responsible for reproduction--American Museum of Natural History: Date of reproduction--1987]. Physical description of reproduction--9 microfilm reels.

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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

American Museum of Natural History
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