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William J. Morden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .M671-.M674
Scope and Contents This collection is concerned with Morden’s expeditions to Alaska, Central Asia, and Southwest Africa and contains detailed field notes written by both William and Irene. The field notes include details of their travels, supply lists, budgets, and descriptions of artifacts and specimens gathered. There are also a number of drafts of articles and books written by both Morden and Irene about their experiences abroad. The William J. Morden papers also include correspondences which are...
Dates: 1922-1957

The Central Asiatic Expeditions : Mongols

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 149
Scope and Contents China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The first sequence concentrates on daily life in a Mongol camp near Tsagan Nor (or White Lake). The camp is a complex of Mongolian tents (yurts) with men, sheep, and dogs milling about; yaks pull heavy logs; and a camel is being trained. The film moves to Urga (now Ulan Bator) where Khalka women with elaborate headresses are seen; a Mongol affected with gigantism enters the city and is photographed with Roy Chapman Andrews. The film then shifts back to the...
Dates: 1922-1925

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  • Names: Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 X
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Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 7
Film Collection 5
Moving Images 5
Manuscript Collection 4
Archives Microfilm 3
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Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Description and travel 2
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Discovery and exploration. 2
Mongolia -- Description and travel 2
Mongolia -- Discovery and exploration. 2
Paleontologists -- Correspondence 2
Paleontology -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 2
Scientific expeditions 2
Scientific expeditions -- Asia, Central 2
Scientific expeditions -- Mongolia 2
Animals -- Classification 1
Asia, Central -- Discovery and exploration. 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Beijing (China) -- Description and travel 1
Explorers -- Travel. 1
Extinct mammals -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Geology -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Khalkha (Mongolian people) 1
Mammals -- Evolution. 1
Mongolia -- Antiquities 1
Mongols -- Dwellings 1
Museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence. 1
Natural history -- Asia, Central. 1
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 1
Neolithic period -- Mongolia 1
New Zealand -- Description and travel. 1
Ontogeny. 1
Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Paleontology -- China. 1
Paleontology -- Mongolia. 1
Paleontology -- Research -- History. 1
Primates -- Evolution. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Africa. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Australia. 1
Scientific expeditions -- China 1
Scientific expeditions -- Mongolia. 1
Transvaal (South Africa) -- Description and travel. 1
Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) -- Description and travel 1
Vertebrates, Fossil 1
Vertebrates, Fossil -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Voyages and travels 1
Yurts -- Mongolia 1
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Names
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 9
Shackelford, James B. 6
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 5
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 4
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 3
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Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 3
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 3
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 3
Olsen, George, d. 1939 3
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 2
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 2
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 2
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 1
American Museum of Natural History. Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
Asiatic Expedition (2nd : 1918-1919) 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Baynes, Ernest Harold, 1868-1925 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
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 1
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Johnson, J. M. (Mr.) 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Morden, Irene 1
National War Work Council, Y.M.C.A. of the United States 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 1
Pond, Alonzo William, 1894-1986 1
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 1
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 1
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 1
Wang, Haoting 1
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 1
Wilkins, George H., Sir (George Hubert), 1888-1958 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
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