Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 678

100 Times Around the Sun photographic slides, 1969

Identifier: PSC 88
Abstract Slides of sky show 100 Times Around the Sun, organized by the Hayden Planetarium, 1969. Images include the AMNH 77th Street entrance.

The $2,000,000 J.P. Morgan gem collection ; Lampreys ; Antarctic animals

Identifier: Film Collection no. 32
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: The $2,000,000 J. P. Morgan Gem Collection. Brian Mason, AMNH curator of physical geology and mineralogy, describes the museum's collection of gems, which consists of diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds. Mason discusses how these gems were cut and polished, using films produced by DeBeers Consolidated Mines Ltd. and E. J. Mauther. The reasons why the stones are so valuable are also examined. SEGMENT 2: Lampreys. Lampreys and their detrimental effect on the fishing industry in...

A. A. Allen photographic slides

Identifier: PSC 5
Scope and Contents Field photographs of North American birds in nature.

A Celebration of Birds: Louis Agassiz Fuertes and His Art photographic slides, 1983.

Identifier: PSC 89C
Abstract Slides of artwork displayed in the temporary exhibition A Celebration of Birds: Louis Agassiz Fuertes and His Art, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1983.

A. Miller photographic slide collection, undated.

Identifier: PSC 355
Abstract Photographs of animals and flowers in nature. Two photographs of a giant panda and giraffe at the New York Zoological Park (Bronx Zoo).

A Naturalist and His Artists: Daniel Giraud Elliot exhibition photographic slides

Identifier: PSC 103C
Scope and Contents Views of the temporary exhibition A Naturalist and His Artists: Daniel Giraud Elliot, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1973-1974. Includes museum vistors looking at displays and reading wall text.

Admiralty Islands

Identifier: Film Collection no. 63
Scope and Contents Margaret Mead, AMNH anthropologist, discusses the sociological, economic, cultural, and political changes that have taken place on Manus in the Admiralty Islands in the twenty-five years between her first and second visits. Photographs and artifacts from the first trip are shown, along with a film taken in 1953 which includes newsreels of American troops landing on the island.


Identifier: Film Collection no. 109
Scope and Contents The topic of discussion for this broadcast is the concept of adventure. After a brief examination of the various meanings of the word, three feature films are shown to illustrate different types of adventure. Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist, joins host Charles Romine to narrate the program. The first film shows carnivorous plants indigenous to bogs and marshes, especially the Venus's fly trap and pitcher plant, devouring insects. This film was made by Dr. Harlow of the New York State...

Filtered By

  • Names: American Museum of Natural History X
  • Repository: Research Library Special Collections X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Photographic Slide Collection 302
Department Records 156
Film Collection 140
Moving Images 140
Museum exhibits -- Photographs 112
∨ more
Administrative 30
Manuscript Collection 24
Travel photography 19
Archives Microfilm 18
Museum finance 17
Photographic Print Collection 17
Exhibition Videorecording 16
Scientific expeditions 9
Museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence 8
Museum exhibits 8
Museum publications 8
Natural history museums -- New York (State) -- New York -- History 8
Public relations 8
Annual reports 7
Development 7
Natural history museums -- New York (State) -- New York 7
Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 7
Animals 6
Flowers 6
Human resources 6
Insects 6
Nature photography 6
Birds 5
Indians of North America 5
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 5
Animals -- Africa 4
Astronomy 4
Dinosaurs -- Exhibitions 4
Kwakiutl art 4
Library 4
Marine invertebrates 4
Mexico 4
Museum construction 4
New York (N.Y.) 4
Publications 4
Snakes 4
Zoo animals 4
Africa 3
Antarctica 3
Art Survey 3
Art, Prehistoric -- Europe 3
Chichén Itzá Site (Mexico) 3
Construction 3
Education -- Museums 3
Egypt 3
Fishes 3
Fossils 3
Fund raising 3
Invertebrates 3
Museum visitors 3
Museums and motion pictures 3
Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 3
Paleontology 3
Peru -- Antiquities 3
Reports 3
Scientific expeditions -- Africa. 3
Tibetans 3
Volcanoes 3
Wildlife photography -- Competitions 3
Antarctica -- Description and travel 2
Ashanti (African people) 2
Banff National Park (Alta.) 2
Bimini Islands (Bahamas) 2
Birds -- Catalogs and collections 2
Butterflies -- Exhibitions 2
Cave paintings -- Europe 2
Clouds 2
Correspondence 2
Cro-Magnons 2
Diamonds -- Exhibitions 2
Dinosaurs 2
East Asia -- Description and travel 2
Ecology 2
Employee activities 2
Endangered species -- Exhibitions 2
Forests and forestry 2
Frogs 2
Geologists -- United States -- Correspondence. 2
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Description and travel 2
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Discovery and exploration. 2
Guano 2
Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Inca architecture -- Peru 2
Indian goldwork -- Peru 2
Indians of South America -- Brazil -- Xingu River Valley 2
Iran 2
Japan 2
Kenya 2
Korea (South) 2
Mammals -- Collection and preservation 2
Mammals -- Evolution. 2
Mammals -- Exhibitions 2
Marine animals 2
Mongolia -- Description and travel 2
Mongolia -- Discovery and exploration. 2
∧ less