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Beryl E. Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 129

Scope and Contents

Collection includes Beryl E. Taylor's professional papers from working in the Frick Laboratory, specializing in deer and cameloid fossils of North America. Box 1 contains biographical data, notes/memos/meetings from the department, conference guides, and field trip guidebooks. Box 2 is correspondence. Box 3 is stratigraphy notes, Merycodontini notes, deer notes. Box 4 contains deer notes. Box 5 contains deer and Camelidae notes. Box 6 contains Camelidae notes. Box 7 contains Protoceratinae notes. Box 8 contains faunal lists, stratigraphic lists, reprints, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology notes. Box 9 contains collections and loans documents, faunal lists, and publication lists.

Dates

  • 1930-1980
  • Majority of material found within 1960-1980

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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

4.5 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Arrangement

Arranged by subject.

General

Historic Call Number: 7:2

Formerly VPA 42

Creator

Source

Title
Beryl E. Taylor papers, 1930-1980 (bulk 1960-1980)
Author
Melissa Silvestri, Allyson Mellone, Alana Gishlick, 2021
Date
2021 August
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Minimal level collection record created with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Museums for America grant, 2020.

Repository Details

Part of the Vertebrate Paleontology Archives Repository

Contact:
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New York NY 10024-5192