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100 Times Around the Sun photographic slides, 1969

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1969

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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1953

A. A. Allen photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 5
Scope and Contents

Field photographs of North American birds in nature.

Dates: undated

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

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1983

A. Miller photographic slide collection, undated.

 Collection
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).

Dates: undated

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

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1973

Admiralty Islands

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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.

Dates: 1954

Adventure

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1955

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Rose Center for Earth and Space 6
Shackelford, James B. 6
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Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 5
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 5
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 5
New York State Roosevelt Memorial 5
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 5
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Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 4
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 4
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Ellsworth, Lincoln, 1880-1951 4
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 4
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American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 3
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Cazier, Mont A. 3
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 3
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 3
Forrester, Frank H. 3
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 3
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 3
Hyman, Libbie Henrietta, 1888-1969 3
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 3
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 3
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 3
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 3
Olsen, George, d. 1939 3
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 3
Pough, Frederick H. 3
RKO Pictures 3
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 3
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 3
Stiassny, Melanie L. J. 3
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 3
American Association of Museums 2
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Arth, Malcolm, 1939-1992 2
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Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Carneiro, Robert L. (Robert Leonard), 1927- 2
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Clark, Eugenie 2
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 2
Cole, Charles J. 2
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 2
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Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 2
Davis, E. H. (Edwin Hamilton), 1811-1888 2
Denis, Michaela 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Eyerdam, Walter J. (Walter Jakob), 1892-1974 2
Gardiner, Henry, 1916- 2
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Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939 2
Hovey, Edmund Otis, 1862-1924 2
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Jonaitis, Aldona, 1948- 2
Lang, Herbert, 1879-1957 2
Lanyon, Wesley E. 2
Lecroy, Mary 2
Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519 2
Lerner Marine Laboratory 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
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