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History of the American Museum of Natural History : [microform] / by L.P. Gratacap.

Identifier: Archives Microfilm #46


  • 1900 - 1908


250 leaves in various foliations ; (250 leaves in various foliations ; 35 cm.)

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Location of Originals Note

Indicator 1 Holder of originals: Rare Folio. Silver original shelved in the Negative Storage Room. Photocopy in Reference.

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General Note

Typescript. Chapter 4 includes pencil annotations.

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The main manuscript was written in 1899 or 1900. Nine letter-size pages (numbered 1-8 & 11), probably written in 1908, were pasted on blank leaves at the end of Chapter 4.

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Bound in 5 pts. (ca. 1980) and stored in a box.

General Note

Chapter 4 includes a leaf numbered 65a.

Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note

Chapter 1. Formative period (25 leaves) -- Chapter 2. Administration of John David Wolfe (leaves 26-83) -- Chapter 3. Administration of Robert L. Stuart (52 leaves) -- Chapter 4. Administration of Morris K. Jesup (99 leaves in various foliations) -- Index of the Gratacap history of the administration of Morris K. Jesup ([16] 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--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

American Museum of Natural History
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