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Central Asiatic Expeditions records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C446
Scope and Contents This collection is a record of the Museum’s explorations undertaken during the 1920s in the Gobi Desert under the leadership of Roy Chapman Andrews. A list of the men who participated in the CAE can be culled from the expeditions’ letterheads used by museum personnel in New York. All but three of the men cited on these letterheads are represented here. Those not found are Mont Reid, a physician, James Wang, an interpreter and G. Horwath of motor transport. The variety of other correspondents...
Dates: 1916-1940; Majority of material found within 1921-1933

Gaylord Simpson photographic slide collection, 1947.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 441
Abstract

Photographs taken in the United States Southwest, mostly New Mexico. Images include fossilized plants, petrified wood, sand dunes, and Nemez Indians branding calves and at a 4th of July rodeo.

Dates: 1947

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

Rams of the rimrock ; Brontosaurus ; Trance and dance in Bali

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 27
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Rams of the Rimrock. Harold E. Anthony, AMNH mammalogist, introduces the first segment of this program while standing in front of the bighorn sheep diorama in the museum's Hall of North American Mammals and discusses the courtship behavior of the rams. This film, made by naturalist and AMNH lecturer Cleveland Grant, depicts the animals in head-on collisions fighting for mates. These rams have been known to fight for days over one female. SEGMENT 2: Brontosaurus. Shot in the Hall...
Dates: 1953

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Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 2
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 2
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
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Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 2
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 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
Anthony, H. E. (Harold Elmer), 1890-1970 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Bateson, Gregory, 1904-1980 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
CBS/AMNH Adventure Series (1953-1956) 1
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 1
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Dodge Brothers 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 1
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 1
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 1
Olsen, George, d. 1939 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Pond, Alonzo William, 1894-1986 1
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Shackelford, James B. 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
Young, John McKenzie 1
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