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Mary Jobe Akeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A342-.A344
Dates: 1859-1940

Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 25
Scope and Contents

Primarily images from the dioramas in the the AMNH Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals with some interior views of the hall. Includes some images of preparator refurbishing Cheetah Group inside the diorama, 1974. Also includes 5 duplicate slides of black and white photographs depicting Carl Akeley in the field, a group photograph and an illustration of the African Mammal Hall.

Dates: 1949,1974, undated

Carl and Mary in Africa

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 24
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Eastman-Pomeroy-Akeley East African Expedition, 1926. In the opening sequence, Carl Ethan Akeley (associate in the AMNH Department of Mammalogy, and associate curator and adviser in the AMNH Department of Preparation) watches artist William R. Leigh painting habitat studies for the background of the klipspringer group, one of the dioramas now in the museum's Akeley Hall of African Mammals. At the campsite, located in the Lukenia Hills 40 miles east of Nairobi, Leigh...
Dates: 1926

Carl Ethan Akeley photographs, circa 1920s

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Identifier: PPC .A4251
Scope and Contents

Two portraits of Akeley and two photographs of flamingos in Africa.

Dates: circa 1920s

Carl Ethan Akeley portrait

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Identifier: PPC .A4252
Scope and Contents

Wrapped package containing portrait of Carl Akeley.

Dates: undated

William King Gregory papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .G7441
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative, scientific, academic and personal papers, and correspondence. Papers include Gregory's general correspondence with universities, colleges and scientists about his research topics and publications; correspondence with museums about purchasing replicas of fossils; and with students seeking employement. Other papers include lecture notes prepared for zoology classes emphasizing evolution, 1925-1926 and 1939; and manuscripts and notes for his...
Dates: 1889-1948; Majority of material found within 1906-1948

Mary Jobe Akeley papers: [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #76
Dates: Majority of material found within 1859-1940

Mary Jobe Akeley photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .A426
Scope and Contents

Field photographs taken by Mary Jobe and Carl Akeley which include the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy and other African expeditions, portraitures, and American Museum of Natural History lab views of Carl Akeley's taxidermy.

Dates: 1896-1930s

Penelope Bodry-Sanders photographic slides of Carl Akeley's grave restoration

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 583
Scope and Contents

Possibly slides used for a presentation about Carl Akeley's grave restoration. Includes portraits of Carl Akeley, facts about his life, and the grave restoration.

Dates: 1972

Stereographs of African landscapes, people and culture

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Identifier: PPC .A382
Scope and Content note This is an unidentified collection of stereographs, the majority of them undated, of African landscape, villages, towns and people. The countries represented are Kenya, Egypt, Tanzania, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Among the African peoples mentioned are the Buganda, Wanderobo, Kikuya, Taita, Masai, Lumbwa and Nandi.Most of the cards are labeled on the verso in the same hand. They are unsigned but identified by the initials V.S.K. A number of the cards describe interactions...
Dates: 1905-1911

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Photographic Print Collection 5
Scientific expeditions -- Africa. 3
Art Survey 2
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Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 5
American Museum of Natural History 4
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 3
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
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Akeley African Expedition to the Belgian Congo of the American Museum of Natural History (1921-1922) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Education 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Photo Studio 1
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Bodry-Sanders, Penelope, 1944- 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Jansson, Arthur August, 1890-1960 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Martin Johnson African Expedition (2nd : 1924-1928) 1
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 1
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Raddatz, Richard 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Rockwell, Robert H. 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
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