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Barnum Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 16a
Barnum Brown worked in nearly every geographical area of the world from the Arctic to the Antarctic, collecting specimens for the AMNH. He became famous for such specimens as Tyrannosaurus rex, Colossochelys atlas, and Probosuchus. Organized by the following subject arrangement: Personal, Correspondence, Expeditions, Scientific Writings, Mrs. Marion and Mrs. Lilian Brown, Dinosaur Materials. Includes 9 oversize packages including photos and scrapbooks. Includes field notes.

Dates

  • 1877-1963

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed in the Division of Paleontology. Please contact the collection manager for access; materials are sometimes restricted. https://www.amnh.org/research/paleontology/collections/vertebrate-paleontology-archives

Extent

8.5 Linear Feet (11 boxes, 9 packages)

Arrangement

Arranged by subject matter and chronologically with each subject; oversize by subject.

Condition

Good.

Related Materials

Barnum Brown Photograph Collection-AMNH Library Special Collections

Other Identifiers

2:5; 2:6; 2:7; 6:1
Title
Barnum Brown papers, 1877-1963
Date
2021 February
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology Archives Repository

Contact:
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New York NY 10024-5192