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Frank M. Chapman Colombian Expedition field photographs

Identifier: PPC .C453
This collection documents the first of a series of expeditions conducted and managed by AMNH Ornithologist, Frank M. Chapman. The study was one of the first to study elevational differences in bird species.


  • 1911 - 1912


Condition Description



372 Photographic Prints

Existence and Location of Originals

Original negatives are housed separately in AMNH Library.

At least one photo card noted a published in citation:

Nate. Geog. Mag. Vol. XL/ No. 4, 1921, p. 359

Condition Description


Processing Information

The collection contains 372 black and white photographic prints mounted on cards with captions on verso. Possibly once part of a bound museum scrapbook.

The negatives for these prints are housed in the Photographic Negative collection. During the collection survey several images were found to only have negatives and not prints, these were scanned to represent the complete collection online.
Chapman Colombian Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History field photographs, 1911-1912
Rebecca Morgan

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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