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James P. Chapin species file

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Identifier: Archives Orn12
Scope and Contents James Paul Chapin's files on various bird species, contained in eleven file drawers. Drawer 1 is labeled "Ratites-Accipitridae (part)." Drawer 2 is labeled "Falconidae-Rallidae." Drawer 3 is labeled "Heliornithidae-Cuculidae (part)." Drawer 4 is labeled "Cuculidae (part)-Strigidae." Drawer 5 is labeled "Tytonidae-Eurylaemidae." Drawer 6 is labeled "Pittidae-Sylviidae (part)." Drawer 7 is labeled "Sylviidae (part)-Turdidae (part)." Drawer 8 is labeled "Turdidae (part)-Hirundinidae." Drawer 9...
Dates: circa 1930s-1950s

James Paul Chapin correspondence, 1953

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Identifier: Mss .C4537
Scope and content The collection consists of letters, handwritten and typwritten, to and from Chapin, mostly concerning his upcoming trip and work. The letters are arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent. Seven letters are from Henri Schouteden and nine are from Robert W. Storer. Other correspondents (one letter each, except where noted) include Rudyerd Boulten; L.D. Branch, discussing the lyre-tailed honeyguide; Herbert Friedmann, discussing honeyguide nesting, including the species Indicator minor;...
Dates: 1953 - 1953

Francis Lee Jaques field diaries and sketchbooks

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Identifier: Mss .J37
Summary Francis Lee Jaques (28 September 1887-24 July 1969), also known as Lee Jaques, is celebrated for his diorama paintings at the American Museum of Natural History, executed during the early and mid-twentieth century. A frequent collaborator with Museum curator and ornithologist Frank M. Chapman (1864-1945), the artist is especially associated with the Whitney Memorial Hall of Pacific Bird Life (that was co-designed with Robert Cushman Murphy, Museum curator and ornithologist). This collection...
Dates: 1925-1935

Edgar A. Mearns correspondence, 1883-1915

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Identifier: Mss .M43
Scope and Contents

The collection consists entirely of photocopies of handwritten letters. The first letter, dated May 17, 1883, is from Albert S. Bickmore, founder and superintendent of the AMNH, concerning Mearns's proposed donation of a collection of birds. The second letter is from curator J.A. Allen, discussing details of the specimens. Other correspondents include James P. Chapin, Frank M. Chapman, L.P. Gratacap, C. Hart Merriam, Jenness Richardson and Anthony Woodward.

Dates: 1883-1915

Photographs of African people and culture

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Identifier: PPC .A381
Scope and Content Note The majority of this collection consists of photographs and photographic postcards of African people, locations and objects. Many of the photographs are portraits and various cultures are represented. Most of the images are captioned and several items are accompanied by brief notes.The earliest dated item is among a group of photographs collected by Franz Uri Boas for research (Folder 1). These include various objects of ritual and daily use, pygmies at the 1904 St. Louis...
Dates: circa 1904-1950

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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Archives. 12
Manuscript Collection 6
Art Survey 3
Congo (Democratic Republic) 3
Birds 2
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Birds -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 2
Birds -- Pictorial works 2
Mongolia -- Description and travel 2
Paleontologists -- Correspondence 2
Photographic Print Collection 2
Photographic Slide Collection 2
Scientific expeditions 2
Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 2
Africa 1
Animals -- Classification 1
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 1
Art, African 1
Artists 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Benin 1
Birds -- Africa 1
Birds -- Catalogs and collections 1
Birds -- Catalogs and collections -- New York (State) -- New York. 1
Birds -- Exhibitions 1
Côte d'Ivoire 1
Dakar (Senegal) 1
Diaries 1
Field notes 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Guinea 1
Honeyguides. 1
Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Kenya 1
Kikuyu (African people) 1
Kivu, Lake (Congo and Rwanda) 1
Kuba (African people) 1
Mammals -- Evolution. 1
Maps 1
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Museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence. 1
Museum exhibits 1
Natural history -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 1
Natural history museums -- Employees 1
Naturalists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
New Zealand -- Description and travel. 1
Niger 1
North America 1
Ontogeny. 1
Ornithologists -- Correspondence. 1
Ornithologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Ornithology -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Ornithology -- United States 1
Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Paleontology -- Research -- History. 1
Portraits 1
Primates -- Evolution. 1
Pygmies 1
Pygmies -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Rwanda 1
San (African people) 1
Sao Vicente -- Barlavento -- Cape Verde 1
Scientific expeditions -- Africa. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions 1
Scientific expeditions -- Australia. 1
Sculpture, African 1
Senegal 1
South Africa 1
Transvaal (South Africa) -- Description and travel. 1
Tutsi (African people) 1
Vertebrates, Fossil 1
Voyages and travels 1
Zoologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Zululand (South Africa) 1
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Names
American Museum of Natural History 4
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 4
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 3
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 3
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 3
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Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 3
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 2
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 2
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 2
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 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
Ascension Island, 1941-1958 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Beals, Jessie Tarbox 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914 1
Boyd-Chapin Safari (1956-1957) 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Chapin Field Trip to the Eastern Congo (1953-1958) 1
Chapin-Edson Congo Expedition (1930-1931) 1
Chapman, Clark R. 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Foster, Robert 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Galapagos Islands Expedition (1930) 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Gratacap, L. P. (Louis Pope), 1851-1917 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 1
Klein, Alfred J. 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lang, Herbert, 1879-1957 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916 1
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 1
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
Olsen, George, d. 1939 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 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
Richardson, Jenness 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Ruwenzori-Kivu Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Seidel, Alexander 1
Shackelford, James B. 1
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 1
Weyer, Edward Moffat, 1904-1998 1
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 1
Wilkins, George H., Sir (George Hubert), 1888-1958 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
Woodward, Anthony, d. 1915 1
Ziska, Helen 1
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