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AMNH 125th anniversary

 Collection
Identifier: EXH.002
Dates: 1995

AMNH Anthropological studio photographs

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Identifier: PPC .H87
Scope and Contents

Studio images of human skulls.

Dates: 1923

Ancestors: Four Million Years of Humanity photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 90
Scope and Contents

Press slides and contact sheets of the fossils displayed in the temporary exhibition Ancestors: Four Million Years of Humanity, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1984. Gallery 1.

Dates: 1984

And Then There Were None exhibition photographic slides, 1971.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 81E
Abstract

Views of the temporary exhibition And Then There Were None, held at the American Museum of Natural History, October 1971. Images of the multi-media exhibition of endangered species.

Dates: 1971

Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A54
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Andrews' correspondence, manuscripts, and transcripts of Andrews' broadcasts and talks from 1934 to1944. It also contains one folder of family and biographical documents and newspaper clippings received from Charles Gallenkamp, Andrews' biographer, in 1990. The majority of the administrative papers' correspondence concerns requests for speaking engagements about Andrews' explorations, requests for articles, and letters from the public and from companies...
Dates: 1920-1947; Majority of material found within 1934-1944

Angotee

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 128
Scope and Contents The program contrasts an Eskimo boy, Angotee, with an American boy, his counterpart of the same age. The show opens with Charles Collingwood observing a group of children playing in Central Park and then moves on to the film Angotee, on the life of an Eskimo boy. The story takes place in the Baffin Islands in northern Canada and follows Angotee from birth through marriage and parenting. At five years of age, Angotee learns to build an igloo and he kills his first seal at ten. The high points...
Dates: 1956

Animal behavior

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 92
Scope and Contents Konrad Lorenz, foremost authority on animal behavior from the University of Muenster in Germany, discusses imprinting and animal behavior on this broadcast. A film is shown in which Lorenz separates a number of greylag goose eggs, imprinting and raising one half by himself, while the others are raised by the goose mother. Lorenz teaches the goslings to swim and fly and also learns to communicate with them. At the end of the experiment, he brings the two groups together and then calls to the...
Dates: 1955

Animal courtship behavior

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 53
Scope and Contents The courtship behavior of various animals in relation to human behavioral patterns is the topic of discussion for this broadcast. Shown are the stylized, stiff-legged dance of the male stork, the violent fights of male bighorn rams, bison and sea elephants, as well as the posturing habits of the male Australian lyrebird in front of the female, the nuptial flight of the queen bee, and other examples which point out similarities and differences in the forms of courtship behavior between human...
Dates: 1953

Animal life in the desert

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 49
Scope and Contents Charles M. Bogert, curator of herpetology at the AMNH, conducts a survey of American desert creatures for this broadcast. Hosted by Robert Northshield, the program highlights the struggle for survival by desert animals and current scientific research into mechanisms of heat regulation in reptiles. These cold-blooded animals are shown to adapt to environments with wide temperature fluctuations. Bogert covers the eyes of a snake and observes how the snake's heat sensors enables it to strike a...
Dates: 1953

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Puza, Frank 6
Rose Center for Earth and Space 6
Shackelford, James B. 6
Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914 5
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
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Tyson, Neil deGrasse 5
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Ellsworth, Lincoln, 1880-1951 4
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 4
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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
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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
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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
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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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