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Adventure

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 109
Scope and Contents The topic of discussion for this broadcast is the concept of adventure. After a brief examination of the various meanings of the word, three feature films are shown to illustrate different types of adventure. Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist, joins host Charles Romine to narrate the program. The first film shows carnivorous plants indigenous to bogs and marshes, especially the Venus's fly trap and pitcher plant, devouring insects. This film was made by Dr. Harlow of the New York...
Dates: 1955

Adventures on the Upper Nile

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 2
Scope and Contents Charles Oliver O'Donnell (AMNH fellow) and James Lippitt Clark (AMNH vice-director of preparation and exhibition) traveled by steamer, in 1931, up the Nile from Khartoum to Shambe in the Sudan to collect giant eland for the AMNH Hall of African Mammals. Most of the footage was taken from the steamer, and consists of panoramic views of life along the Nile, and of the activities of the expedition staff and the shikaris (native hunters) on board ship. Expedition staff appearing in the film are:...
Dates: 1931

A.E. Purple.

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 951

Afghan Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History field photographs, 1950-1951

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .A38
Scope and Contents

Field photographs from the Afghan Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History.

Dates: 1950-1951

Afghanistan archaeology ; Chicken egg embryo

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 34
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Afghanistan Archaeology. Walter Ashlin Fairservis, archaeologist at the AMNH, discusses archaeological findings in Afghanistan. While on an archaeological tour in Afghanistan, he and his wife, Jan, discovered considerable evidence of ancient civilization in this region. Films of Afghan desert life include a contemporary analysis of harems. Jan Fairservis is seen in the television studio discussing various pieces of a harem costume. SEGMENT 2: Chicken Egg Embryo. In this segment...
Dates: 1953

Africa: Exploration and Expedition exhibition photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 613F
Scope and Contents

Views of the temporary exhibition, Africa: Exploration and Expedition, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1998, Library Gallery. Includes rare books, artifacts, portraits, and maps as well as items from the Chapin Lang Congo Expedition 1909-1915. Curated by Roscoe Thompson, then Assistant Director of Library Services.

Dates: 1998

African artifacts photographic slides, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 26
Abstract

Slides of African artifacts from Kenya, Nigeria, Ivory & Gold Coast, Belgian Congo, Liberia, Zaire, Kenya,Tanzania, Ethiopia, Sudan.

Dates: undated

African Golden Cat / LR " J. Wolf"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1043

African Jumping Shrews / LR "Chas. R. Knight"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 167
Scope and Contents

Two African jumping shrews on jungle floor. Frame: Metal frame, glazed, matted.

Dates: 1918

African Lion / Base LL "Jas. L. Clark. Sc c25"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 396
Scope and Contents

Lion laying down with head upright and front legs extended in front of head.

Dates: 1925

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Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 8
New York State Roosevelt Memorial 8
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Rose Center for Earth and Space 7
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