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Lectures to teachers : [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #70

Dates

  • 1888 - 1903

Extent

43 Volumes (43 v. ; 27 cm.)

Biographical sketch

Founder of the American Museum of Natural History. Resigned from the post of superintendent in 1884 to assume that of curator of the Dept. of Public Instruction.

Location of Originals Note

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

Publication Date

1888-1903.
General Note Title from Lecture no. 81.
General Note Typescripts, except for nos. 85, 86 and 185 (mimeographed). Some volumes include holograph annotations.
General Note Lectures delivered by Bickmore to teachers of the City and State of New York at the American Museum of Natural History.
General Note "Illustrated by the stereopticon."
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note no. 81. The theory of Laplace : nebulae and comets (Oct. 13, 1888) -- no. 82. The planets (Oct. 20, 1888) -- no. 83. The sun (Oct. 27, 1888) -- no. 84. The moon and the tides (Nov. 3, 1888) -- no. 85. The azoic age and the age of invertebrates (Nov. 10, 1888) -- no. 86. The age of fishes and the age of plants (Nov. 17, 1888) -- no. 87. The age of reptiles and the age of mammals (Nov. 24, 1888) -- no. 91. The Appalachian Mountains, palisades and highlands (Jan. 26, 1889) -- no. 95. The Falls of Niagara (Mar. 9, 1889) -- no. 98. Botany, the stem and the leaf (Apr. 20, 1889) -- no. 99. The flower and the fruit (Apr. 27, 1889) -- no. 100. The forests of America (May 4, 1889) -- no. 100a. American forests (Mar. 14, 1903) -- no. 116. Sponges and star-fishes : the deep seas (Mar. 8, 1890) -- no. 117. Corals and sea fans (Feb. 28, 1885) --no. 118. Mollusks, oysters and clams (Mar. 7, 1885) -- no. 119. Marine univalves and snails (Mar. 14, 1885) -- no. 119a. Nautilus and the argonauta (Mar. 21, 1885) -- no. 120. Crustaceae : lobsters, crabs&c. (Mar. 28, 1885) -- no. 124. Coniferous trees and palms (Apr. 4, 1891) -- no. 126. Granites and sandstones (Apr. 18, 1891) -- no. 128. Limestones and marbles (May 2, 1891) -- no. 130. Coal and petroleum (May 16, 1891) -- no. 132. Butterflies and moths (Oct. 17, 1891) --no. 134. Beetles, bees and ants (Oct. 31, 1891) -- no. 136. Flies and grasshoppers (Nov. 14, 1891) -- no. 138. Food fishes from fresh waters (Nov. 28, 1891) -- no. 140. Food fishes from the sea (Dec. 12, 1891) -- no. 142. Reptiles (Feb. 13, 1892) -- no. 144. Birds of North America (Feb. 27, 1893) --no. 146. Birds of South America (Mar. 12, 1892) -- no. 148. Birds of Europe and Asia (Mar. 26, 1892) -- no. 150. Birds of Africa, India and Australia (Apr. 9, 1892) -- no. 152. Mammals of North America (Feb. 18, 1893) -- no. 154. Mammals of South America (Mar. 4, 1893) -- no. 156. Mammals of Europe and northern Asia (Mar. 18, 1843) -- no. 158. Mammals of Africa (Apr. 1, 1893) -- no. 160. Mammals of India and Australia (Apr. 15, 1893) -- no. 183. The atmosphere (Oct. 5, 1895) -- no. 184. Manhattan Island and the highlands of the Hudson (Oct. 19, 1895) -- no. 184a. The development of New York City (Oct. 24, 1903) -- no. 185. The Catskills and the Adirondacks (Nov. 2, 1895) -- no. 185a. The Adirondack Park (Feb. 28, 1903).
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--4 microfilm reels, 35 mm.
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