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Department of Invertebrate Zoology wasp nest image collection

Identifier: DR 195

Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of 25 disks that were generated to document the wasp nest collection of the Division of Invertebrate Zoology. This collection received funding under National Science Foundation Grant DBI-0446968: “Curation of the wasp nest collection of the American Museum of Natural History”, 2005-2007 to re-house the collection and create a digital database with photographs that would be available to both researchers and the general public. The disks include photographs documenting pre-grant conditions in the collection, conservation treatments before/after [restricted], examples of re-housing, and master photographs of each nest in the collection.


  • 2005-2007


Conditions Governing Access

Please contact Special Collections; materials are sometimes restricted.


25 Electronic Resources : 25 computer discs (CD-R, DVD-R)

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Related Materials

Seventeen "beauty shot" images from disk 9, "060720_0921", are cataloged and available in the Library's Digital Special Collections site.

Related Materials

AMNH Department of Invertebrate Zoology maintains the wasp nest collection specimen database.

Condition Description



Numbering skips "11"; "no disk" indicated on inventory.

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology wasp nest image collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

American Museum of Natural History
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