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Joel Asaph Allen (1838-1921) / S Bottom "T. Spicer Simson"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 178
Scope and Contents

Round relief with head and shoulders facing left. Curator of Mammalogy and Ornithology 1885-1921. Inscription: On front "J.A. Allen". Frame: Wood frame.



Condition

Good (1).

Dates: 1920

Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A451-.A452
Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1899-1902)

George Newbold Lawrence correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .L39
Scope and Contents The George Newbold Lawrence Correspondence collection consists almost completely of handwritten, signed letters received by Lawrence from other ornithologists and naturalists from the United States and Europe discussing the classification of birds and the exchange of bird skins. Some of the folders contain drafts or copies of Lawrence's replies. While there is a small number of official letters from institutions, almost all of the letters are from individuals. In addition to 228 documents...
Dates: 1847-1894; Majority of material found within 1865-1894

Edgar A. Mearns correspondence, 1883-1915

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .M43
Scope and Contents

The collection consists entirely of photocopies of handwritten letters. The first letter, dated May 17, 1883, is from Albert S. Bickmore, founder and superintendent of the AMNH, concerning Mearns's proposed donation of a collection of birds. The second letter is from curator J.A. Allen, discussing details of the specimens. Other correspondents include James P. Chapin, Frank M. Chapman, L.P. Gratacap, C. Hart Merriam, Jenness Richardson and Anthony Woodward.

Dates: 1883-1915

Nuttall Ornithological Club photographs of ornithologists and other scientists

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .N87
Scope and Contents

Portraits of scientits that were used in the following publications: Origins and Development of North American Avian Biogeography, p. 392; Contributions to the History of North American Ornithology, pp.387-428.

Dates: 1995?

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Manuscript Collection 3
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Birds -- Classification 2
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Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 3
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 3
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 2
Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914 2
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Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 2
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 2
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916 2
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910 1
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Audubon, Maria R. (Maria Rebecca), 1843-1925 1
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Batchelder, Charles F. (Charles Foster), 1898-1973 1
Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von, 1850-1915 1
Boston Society of Natural History 1
Brewster, William, 1851-1919 1
Buxton, N. G. (Norman G.) 1
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 1
Finsch, O. (Otto), 1839-1917 1
Gould, John, 1804-1881 1
Gratacap, L. P. (Louis Pope), 1851-1917 1
Griscom, Ludlow, 1890-1959 1
Gurney, John Henry, 1819-1890 1
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 1
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 1
Lawrence, George N. (George Newbold), 1806-1895 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 1
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956 1
National Association of Audubon Societies for the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals 1
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
Pearson, T. Gilbert (Thomas Gilbert), 1873-1943 1
Pike, Nicholas, 1817-1905 1
Richardson, Jenness 1
Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929 1
Sennett, George B. (George Burritt), 1840-1900 1
Smith, Herbert H. (Herbert Huntington), 1851-1919 1
Smithsonian Institution 1
Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929 1
Woodward, Anthony, d. 1915 1
Zeledón, José C. (José Cástulo), 1846-1923 1
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