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Department of Vertebrate Paleontology digital images of fossil collection

Identifier: VPA 66

Scope and Contents

The Department of Vertebrate Paleontology began to image their fossil collection via a grant in 2000. Many of these images were leveraged to build an early version of the department's website. CDs featuring TIFFs from the American Musuem of Natural History's Division of Paleontology. Photos taken by Rick Edwards. Princeton Imaging DVD Image Collection. The images were mostly shot using a Mamiya RZ67 Pro with a Phase One scan back using multiple "hot" lights. Also includes miscellaneous image collection comprising CD, DVD, and Pocket CD. Includes CT imaging scans. There are 5 folders with related materials included.


  • 2000-2005


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed in the Division of Paleontology. Please contact the collection manager for access; materials are sometimes restricted.


1.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology digital images of fossil collection, 2000-2005
Melissa Silvestri, Allyson Mellone, Alana Gishlick, 2021
2021 August
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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 Department of Vertebrate Paleontology Archives Repository

200 Central Park West
New York NY 10024-5192