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Annual report: [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #66

Barnum Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 114
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Brown's correspondence, notes, images and maps relating to his field work, papers of his second wife, Lilian Brown, drafts of unfinished autobiography, notes and illustrations for his scientific articles, records of his work for the museum, including exhibition halls, records of his commercial work as well as reports from his consulting work for the goverment. The collection also contains papers of Peter Kaisen who was a long-term Brown's assistant.

Dates: 1877-1963

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: DR 084
Scope and Contents

Correspondence relative to the formation and organization of the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology. Correspondence between Morris K. Jesup, Henry Fairfield Osborn, C.O. Marsh, J.L. Wortman, J.B. Hatcher, O.A. Peterson, W.H. Utterback. Many letters from Volume II have been removed. Two volumes containing approximately 100 letters.

Dates: 1891-1906

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology field work collection

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 101
Scope and Contents

The Department of Vertebrate Paleontology began sending staff into the field as early as the first year of its founding, 1891. Since then the department has organized and supported decades of seminal field work as it continues to do so today.

Dates: 1880-2000

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology correspondence

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Identifier: VPA 105
Scope and Contents Department of Vertebrate Paleontology correspondence from 1887-1966, alphabetized by subject or author. Hundreds of scientists worldwide are represented by correspondence and include Alexander Agassiz, Glover M. Allen, Florentino Ameghino, Erwin H. Barbour, Franz Boas, Stephen F. Borhegyi, Robert Broom, Barnum Brown, Hermon C. Bumpus, Edwin H. Colbert, Thomas Alva Edison, Walter Granger, William T. Gregory, Claude W. Hibbard, D.A. Hooijer, William T. Hornaday, Remington Kellogg, Charles R....
Dates: 1887-1966

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology map collection

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 106
Scope and Contents

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology map collection. Includes commercial and handdrawn maps of North America, South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa. Some maps are annotated. Also includes rolled maps above map drawers and in corner of archives.

Dates: 1880-1990

Field and Expedition Equipment

 Collection
Identifier: Mem 305
Scope and Contents Since 1887, the American Museum of Natural History has been conducting field expeditions in every continent. This is one of the main resources for the Museum’s scientific research and collection development activities throughout all its disciplines. This grouping holds the equipment that were used during expeditions from around 1877 to 1996. Most of these expeditions required direct interaction with the natural habitat of the subject of study, which usually involves being out in the...
Dates: Usage: circa 1877-1990s

Frick Laboratory administrative and personnel records

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 111
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Childs Frick correspondence. The majority of the papers consern his relationship with the American Museum of Natural History while running the Frick Laboratory as well as his role as museum Trustee.

There is also Frick's correspondence with other scientists and institutions that deals with both research in paleontology and Frick's financial support of their activities.

A very small number of letters are of personal nature.

Dates: 1912-1968

Historical Fossil Fish Collection

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 140
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection are correspondence, records, notebooks, drawings, photos, illustrations, and maps that pertain to fossil fish reports of finds, distribution and cataloguing, descriptions and publications, private and museum collections, exchanges, purchases, gifts, and exhibitions activities. This collection originally belonged to the Department of Ichthyology and Herpetology, then in 1944 moved to the Department of Geology and Paleontology, which is now the Department of...
Dates: 1862-1980

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Vertebrate Paleontology Archives 11
Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library 6
 
Subject
Fossils 3
AMNH Expeditions 2
AMNH Expeditions -- Vertebrate Paleontology 2
Administrative 2
Paleontology 2
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Amphibians 1
Animals, Fossil 1
Anthropology 1
Archives Microfilm 1
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 1
Birds -- Exhibitions 1
Botany 1
Correspondence 1
Department Records 1
Dinosaurs 1
Dinosaurs -- Models 1
Diorama 1
Evolution (Biology) -- History -- Sources. 1
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy -- History -- Sources. 1
Exhibitions 1
Fishes 1
Fishes, Fossil 1
Fishes, Fossil -- Specimens 1
Flags 1
Fossils -- Catalogs and collections 1
Fossils -- Exhibitions 1
Herpetology 1
Ichthyology 1
Invertebrates 1
Mammals -- Evolution. 1
Mammals -- Exhibitions 1
Mammals, Fossil -- New York (State) -- Newburg -- Pictorial works 1
Mammals, Fossil -- North America. 1
Mammals, Fossil. 1
Manuscript Collection 1
Mastodons -- New York (State) -- Newburg -- Pictorial works 1
Mongolia -- Discovery and exploration. 1
Museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence. 1
Museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence 1
Museum exhibits 1
Museum exhibits -- Designs and plans 1
Museum techniques 1
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 1
Ontogeny. 1
Ornithology 1
Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Paleontology -- Exhibitions 1
Paleontology -- Research -- History -- Sources. 1
Photographic Slide Collection 1
Saurischia. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions 1
Scientific expeditions -- Asia. 1
Scientific expeditions -- South America 1
Scientific expeditions -- United States 1
Scientists -- Correspondence 1
Sipán (Peru) -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions 1
Teeth, Fossil. 1
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Names
Brown, Barnum 5
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 5
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 4
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 4
Nichols, Rachel H. (Rachel Husband) 4
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Sternfeld, Ruth, d. 2007 4
Schaeffer, Bobb, 1913-2004 3
American Museum of Natural History 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 2
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
Department of Anthropology 2
Department of Exhibition 2
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
McKenna, Malcolm C. 2
Mook, Charles Craig, 1887-1966 2
Wortman, J. L. (Jacob Lawson), 1856-1926 2
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910 1
Allen, Glover M. (Glover Morrill), 1879-1942 1
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 1
Anthony, H. E. (Harold Elmer), 1890-1970 1
Archbold, Richard 1
Bakewell, Robert, approximately 1790- 1
Bird, Junius Bouton, 1907-1982 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Brown, Lilian MacLaughlin 1
Brown, Marion 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Carpenter, William Benjamin, 1813-1885 1
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 1
Chesek, Craig 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Department of Herpetology 1
Department of Ichthyology 1
Division of Paleontology 1
Ellison, Mick 1
Finnin, Denis 1
Frick Laboratory 1
Frick, Henry Clay, 1849-1919 1
Hall of Reptiles and Amphibians 1
Hatcher, J. B. (John Bell), 1861-1904 1
Hayden Planetarium 1
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 1
Kaisen, Peter C. 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Kunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932 1
Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899 1
Mellon, Richard K. (Richard King) 1
Merriam, J. C. (John Clark), 1829- 1
Mission Zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar (1929-1931) 1
Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947) 1
Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1953) 1
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
Norell, Mark 1
Nutting, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1803?-1887 1
Oliver, James A. (James Arthur), 1914-1981 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Patagonian Expedition (1899-1900) 1
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 1
Peterson, Olof August, 1865-1933 1
Photo Studio 1
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865 1
Sage, Dean, Jr. 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Skinner, Morris F. 1
Stucker, Gilbert F. 1
Van Gelder, Richard George, 1928-1994 1
Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856 1
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