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Vernay-Hopwood Chindwin Expedition Negative Collection

Identifier: NNC .M36 V47

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914 images taken by Henry Raven durning the Vernay Hopwood Chindwin Expedition 1934-1935.


  • 1934-1935



914 Photographic Negatives (23 rolls) : black and white, nitrate ; 35 mm

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This set of negatives is from the larger collection of AMNH Department of Mammalogy Nitrate Negative Collection (NNC .M36).

The library has a film of the expedition, Vernay-Hopwood Chindwin expedition, 1935 (Film Collection no. 285).

The library has a Manuscript collection for Henry Raven which contains an undated document related to the collection, Birds of the Vernay-Hopwood Chindwin Expedition by E. Mayr, Introduction by HC Raven, undated (Mss .R38).

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AMNH Division of Anthropology has objects collected during the Vernay-Hopwood Chindwin Expedition (1935). To view the items in their database, follow the link from External Documents.


Hasinoff, Erin L. 2013. Confluences: an American expedition to northern Burma, 1935.


The images were used in an exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center (BGC) in New York, NY, titled "Confluences: An American Expedition to Northern Burma, 1935" (April 4-August 3, 2013). Erin L. Hasinoff, BGC-AMNH postdoctoral fellow in museum anthropology and AMNH research associate, organized the exhibition in collaboration with BGC graduate students. She wrote the extensively illustrated catalogue that accompanies the exhibit.

Vernay-Hopwood Chindwin Expedition Negative Collection, 1934-1935
Rebecca Morgan
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Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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