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Identifier: VPA 12
Scope and Contents
Between the years 1896-1930, Henry Fairfield Osborn actively sought from universities, museums, and institutes from around the world paleontological specimens to exchange, borrow, and purchase. The collection of correspondences provides a map of acquisitive collecting that followed the last half of the 19th century’s expansion in paleontological activity, with the trend continuing into the 20th century as more areas around the world developed systematic fossil collections. There are 5 boxes...
- Names: American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology
- Names: Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935
- Repository: Department of Vertebrate Paleontology Archives
- Subject: Vertebrates, Fossil -- Specimens