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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

Frederick B. Butler collection on the 1925 field season of the Third Asiatic Expedition

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B88
Scope and Contents This collection contains field notes written by Butler during the 1925 field season (April 11-August 20) of the Third Asiatic Expedition. It also contains a typed diary detailing his experiences in Mongolia and discussing expedition staff members. Correspondences include letters to and from Butler and his wife in Tianjin (Tientsin), China, and official correspondences. Also included are various lectures ("Speech to the Algonquin Club. Boston, Dec. 7, 1926"; "Expedition lecture with...
Dates: 1924-1927; Majority of material found within 1925-1926

The Central Asiatic Expeditions : fauna

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 146
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The expedition collected zoological specimens throughout Mongolia, but the main collecting was done in the Gobi Desert. This film shows some of the animals that were collected for scientific purposes, as well as those kept as pets. The animals collected includes swans, nightjars, ruddy shelducks, grebes, ducks, gazelles, wild asses, and jerboas. Next are seen the animals "kept" by members of the expedition: an...
Dates: [1921-1930]

Central Asiatic Expeditions : fossils and artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 147
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The film records the paleontological finds of the expedition. The most important is shown first: the discovery of the "perfect dozen" nest of dinosaur eggs by George Olsen, paleontologist, at the Flaming Cliffs of Shabarakh Usu in the Gobi Desert. Bones of Baluchitherium, one of the largest land mammals, a hornless relative of today's rhinoceros, and Embolitherium, an Oligocene mammal, are also seen being...
Dates: 1925

Central Asiatic Expeditions : maps, staff and transportation

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 148
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The film opens with animated maps tracing the routes of the expeditions. Members of the expedition staff are introduced as they work in the field: Roy Chapman Andrews, leader; Walter Granger, chief paleontologist; Albert Thomson, assistant paleontologist; Leslie Erskine Spock, geologist; Alonzo W. Pond, archaeologist; and Captain W. P. T. Hill, topographer. The next segment shows the problems the expedition...
Dates: 1922-1928

The Central Asiatic Expeditions : Peking

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 150
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. Film brought from the U.S. was intended for recording the expedition, but some precious film was used to photograph Peking (now Beijing), the site of the expedition's headquarters. Because of the need to conserve film, this film is choppy, but provides a record of the city in the 1920s. The varied modes of transport are shown: trolleys, ox carts, sedan chairs, rickshaws, camels, wheelbarrows, horsedrawn...
Dates: 1922-1928

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

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Identifier: Mss .C446
Scope and Contents This collection is a record of the Museum’s explorations undertaken during the 1920s in the Gobi Desert under the leadership of Roy Chapman Andrews. A list of the men who participated in the CAE can be culled from the expeditions’ letterheads used by museum personnel in New York. All but three of the men cited on these letterheads are represented here. Those not found are Mont Reid, a physician, James Wang, an interpreter and G. Horwath of motor transport. The variety of other correspondents...
Dates: 1916-1940; Majority of material found within 1921-1933

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Preparation and Installation: Diorama and Hall construction

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Identifier: DR 104
Scope and Content Note This collection spans the planning and development of the Department of Preparations for the dioramas of the various halls. These folders detail the requests and expenditures for the efforts made in travel, models, and sketches. The majority of the correspondence is directed from or to James L. Clark, the Director of the Department of Preparations between the 1930’s-1940’s. Much of the correspondence from James Lippit Clark, is directed to trackers, guides, taxidermists, donors, and...
Dates: 1919-1962

[Field books of the Third Asiatic Expedition] : [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #42
Dates: 1922 - 1930

Journals of expeditions to Mongolia from 1919 to 1930 : [microform] / Roy Chapman Andrews.

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #31
Dates: Majority of material found within 1919 - 1930

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Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 2
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 2
American Association of Museums 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
Asiatic Expedition (2nd : 1918-1919) 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Butler, Frederick B. 1
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 1
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Klein, Alfred J. 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
McConnell, Robert E. 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 1
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 1
Pond, Alonzo William, 1894-1986 1
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 1
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Reeds, Chester A. (Chester Albert), 1882-1968 1
Rungius, Carl, 1869-1959 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Sage West China Expedition (1934) 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 1
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 1
Vernay, Arthur Stannard, 1877-1960 1
Wang, Haoting 1
Wilkins, George H., Sir (George Hubert), 1888-1958 1
Wilson, James Perry, 1889-1976 1
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