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Catalogue of birds in study collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn18
Catalogue of birds in the study collection at the American Museum of Natural History. Catalogue entries for each bird include museum number, original number, name, sex, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, dimensions, and remarks. The catalogue spans 47 volumes.

Dates

  • 1870s-2011

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

11.3 Linear Feet (47 volumes)

Condition

Good.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Ornithology (Volumes 1-26, 41-47). Volumes 27-40 are referred to as the Rothschild collection and were a Whitney gift.

General

Volume 5 and 6 are missing as of 9/29/2011; as of 3/1/2017, volumes 5 and 6 are extant, volume 47 is missing.
Title
Catalogue of birds in study collection, 1870s-2011
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