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Mary Jobe Akeley photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .A426

Scope and Contents

Field photographs taken by Mary Jobe and Carl Akeley which include the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy and other African expeditions, portraitures, and American Museum of Natural History lab views of Carl Akeley's taxidermy.

Dates

  • 1896-1930s

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.

Extent

32 boxes (approximately 5,725 photographs)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

From the Mary Jobe Akeley Estate, received by American Museum of Natural History October, 1967.

General Note

Includes field notes.

Contains oversize panoramic prints.

Condition Note

Condition reviewed 2010 good

General Note

Possible subject terms: Scientific expeditions. >> Taxidermy.

Title
Mary Jobe Akeley photographs, 1896-1930s
Author
Iris Lee, 2010
Date
2010
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Language of description note
English
Sponsor
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 Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
American Museum of Natural History
Library Services, Special Collections
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York 10024-5192 USA US
(212) 769-5420