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Catalogue of birds in exhibition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn17
Catalogue of birds in the exhibition collection at the American Museum of Natural History. Entries for each bird include museum number, original number, name, sex and age, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, dimensions, and remarks. The catalogue spans two volumes and was originally begun by Edgar A. Mearns during the period 1883-1884. Information in the volumes spans 1812-1994.

Dates

  • 1883-1994

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed in the Department of Ornithology. Please contact the collection manager for access; materials are sometimes restricted. https://www.amnh.org/research/vertebrate-zoology/ornithology

Extent

0.66 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Condition

Good.
Title
Catalogue of birds in exhibition collection, 1883-1994
Author
Rebecca Morgan, 2010
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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 Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Risk Assessment grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Department of Ornithology Archives Repository

Contact:
Division of Vertebrate Zoology
Department of Ornithology
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York NY 10024-5192 US