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An African Safari

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 3
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Central African Expedition, 1948. Starting at Cape Town and going round the southern tip of Africa up to Mombasa, Kenya, the AMNH Central African Expedition, led by AMNH director of preparation and installation James Lippitt Clark, then traveled through Nairobi, the Mountains of the Moon in the Ruwenzori Range in Uganda and Zaire, Ripon Falls (Uganda), Bagasson (Congo) and Stanleyville (now Kisangani in Zaire), all north of Lake Victoria, then to Uganda, the Belgian...
Dates: 1948

Alousie Boker photographic slide collection of African animals and birds, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 170
Abstract

Photographs of East Africa including game parks in Kenya and Tanzania. Amboseli, Murchison River, Ngorongoro. Birds and safari animals, hippopotamus, lion, elephant, eland, warthog, gerenuk and flamingo among others. Some slides taken in Nairobi.

Dates: 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

Elizabeth Morton photographic slide collection of Africa, circa 1951-1953.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 368
Abstract

Photographs taken in Africa: Ethiopia, Egypt, Kenya, Cape Point, Victoria Falls, Pondo, Masai, Mombasa, and Livingston Reserve. Includes images of safari animals, landscapes, and monuments as well as scenes with a native healer.

Dates: circa 1951-1953

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

Jean B. Thorpe photographic slide collection, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 518
Abstract

Travel photographs taken mostly of animals in Africa including lions, hyena, African buffalo, elephants, leopards, cheetahs, a hippopotamus, crocodiles, zebras, and a black rhinoceros. Also includes a few images of women spinning silk in Cyprus and one slide taken in Kashgai, Pakistan, of a donkey with two riders and their possessions.

Dates: undated

Richard Van Gelder photographic slide collection of Africa, 1960-1981.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 551-553
Abstract

Photographs taken in Africa of animals in nature, mostly mammals. Includes lions, cheetahs, elephants, hippopotamuses, wildebeests, baboons, giraffes, zebras, impala, hyenas, buffalo, elephant shrews, and jackals among others. Some photographs of colleagues, native people, and city buildings. Areas include Botswana, Serengeti, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia. 551. Photographs taken 1960-1975. 552. Photographs taken 1976-1979. 553. Photographs taken 1981 and undated.

Dates: 1960-1981

Robert H. Minton photographic slide collection, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 356
Abstract

Photographs of safari animals in East Africa. Includes zebra, giraffe, rhinoceros, lion, leopard, cheetah, baboon, and crocodile.

Dates: undated

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Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 2
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 1
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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 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
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 1
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Deusing, Murl 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
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
Van Gelder, Richard George, 1928-1994 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
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