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4th Floor Halls

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Identifier: EXH.078

10-stotin coins

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MEM 53
Scope and Contents Nine identical coins mounted on a slip of paper. The coins were issued on April 29, 1993, by Banka Slovenije. The centre of the obverse of the coin depicts a proteus, with the Latin name "Proteus anguinus" written below it, and the nominal value, expressed in numbers, above it. The reverse bears an embossed square surface with the number "10" impressed into it, the legend "Republika Slovenija" running to the left, and the denomination in words ("deset stotinov") and the year of...
Dates: April 29, 1993

[33 Drawings of N. Atlantic Pelagic Birds]

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Identifier: Art Survey No. 1306

100 Times Around the Sun photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 88
Scope and Contents

Slides of sky show 100 Times Around the Sun, organized by the Hayden Planetarium, 1969. Images include the AMNH 77th Street entrance.

Dates: 1969

1940 Arizona expedition

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 250
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Arizona Expedition, 1940. Richard Archbold, AMNH research associate in mammalogy, organized this six-month-long expedition to collect all the elements for an Arizona group for the museum's Hall of North American Mammals. Animal behavior experiments were also conducted. Archbold was accompanied by A. L. Rand, AMNH research associate in ornithology, and photographer J. Lichtenfels. Expedition staff members are introduced in the film's opening sequence. Scenes of the...
Dates: 1940

The $2,000,000 J.P. Morgan gem collection ; Lampreys ; Antarctic animals

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 32
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: The $2,000,000 J. P. Morgan Gem Collection. Brian Mason, AMNH curator of physical geology and mineralogy, describes the museum's collection of gems, which consists of diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds. Mason discusses how these gems were cut and polished, using films produced by DeBeers Consolidated Mines Ltd. and E. J. Mauther. The reasons why the stones are so valuable are also examined. SEGMENT 2: Lampreys. Lampreys and their detrimental effect on the fishing industry in...
Dates: 1953

A. A. Allen photographic slides

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Identifier: PSC 5
Scope and Contents

Field photographs of North American birds in nature.

Dates: undated

A Betrothal / LR "W.S. Taylor"

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Identifier: Art Survey No. 1431

A Blackfoot Doctor

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Identifier: Art Survey No. 1001
Description

Oil painting depictin group of Indians surrounding man lying on ground with man in elaborate bear skin costume is dancing around him.

Dates: 1853 - 1870

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Audubon, John Woodhouse, 1812-1862 29
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 28
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 27
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 27
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Hope, John William, 1889-1982 17
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Mochi, Ugo, 1889-1977 15
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American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 11
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Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 11
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Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 11
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Kane, Robert W., 1910-1982 10
Vernay, Arthur Stannard, 1877-1960 10
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Fisher, Clyde, 1878-1949 9
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 9
New York State Roosevelt Memorial 9
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Sternfeld, Ruth, d. 2007 9
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Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 8
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Correia, José G., 1881-1954 7
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Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 7
Rose Center for Earth and Space 7
Schaeffer, Bobb, 1913-2004 7
Seidel, Alexander 7
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 7
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 6
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 6
American Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs 6
Butler, Howard Russell, 1856-1934 6
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 6
Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897 6
Fraser, James Earle, 1876-1953 6
Fulda, Elisabeth Rungius, 1879-1968 6
Hyman, Libbie Henrietta, 1888-1969 6
Klein, Alfred J. 6
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 6
Raymond, Percy E. (Percy Edward), 1879-1952 6
Root, Nina J. 6
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 6
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