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Diaries: [microform]

Identifier: Archives Microfilm #36A


  • 1872-1893



16 Volumes (16 v. : ill. ;, 22 cm. or smaller.)

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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

In 7 cases, 26 cm.

General Note

Cope's field diaries of his collecting expeditions in the West in 1872, 1873, 1874, 1876, 1877, 1879 (3 v.), 1881/82, 1883/85 and 1892/93. Also includes a notebook entitled "Paris journal" (1878) and field diaries of his collecting assistants, R.S. Hill (Kansas, 1877 and 1879. 2 v.), Frank Hazard (Nebraska, 1880), and Hazard's assistant, J.B. Asher (Kansas, 1881)

General Note

The diaries, written mostly in pencil, contain many illustrations, some colored, and numerous inserts, such as calling cards and notes on slips of paper.

General Note

Microfilm reel in Microfilmed Archives and Manuscripts box 24.

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--1 microfilm reel, 35 mm.

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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

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