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Robert Cushman Murphy collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .M87
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of eight folders containing clippings from magazines and newspapers, typed announcements and articles, some correspondence, and various ephemera that highlight moments in Robert Cushman Murphy’s life and his association with AMNH. The collection was transferred from the AMNH Office of Public Affairs. The contents of all folders are chronologically ordered. Almost all the material is photocopied printed matter or typewritten, with some carbon copies. Folder 2...
Dates: 1913-1973; Majority of material found within 1930-1973

Robert Cushman Murphy South Georgia Island Expedition field photographs

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Identifier: PPC .M873
Scope and Contents

Field photographs of the South Georgia Island Expedition, prints used in 'Bird Islands of Venezuela,' from The Geological Review.

Dates: 1912-1913, 1952

Robert Cushman Murphy Western United States photographs

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Identifier: PPC .M872
Scope and Contents

Contact prints of photographs from the west coast of the United States.

Dates: 1951

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

Robert Cushman Murphy miscellaneous photographs

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Identifier: PPC .M871
Scope and Contents

Field photos of ornithology, icthyology, fishing, and whaling including Fire Island, NY, Central Park, and France.

Dates: 1932-1937 , 1930-1947 , 1950-1951

Spear hunting jaguars ; Kontiki

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 37
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Spear Hunting Jaguars. Charles Collingwood, narrator of the Adventure series, interviews Sasha Siemel, a professional hunter for 35 years who makes his living spear hunting jaguars for cattle ranchers in South America. Siemel, who has lectured at the AMNH, shows films of various forms of wildlife around his home in Mato Grosso, Brazil, and also lets the viewers see his hunting activities: capturing a cub in the jungle and spearing a jaguar. (Jaguars are the largest cats in the New...
Dates: 1953

Who rules the world? Insects ; Bird islands of the Pacific

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 36
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Who Rules the World? Insects. In this first segment, Mont Adelbert Cazier hypothesizes that someday insects might dominate the earth. His comments on the earth's insect population are illustrated with films of insect activity. The credits and the first part of this segment are missing. A discussion of insect destruction and close-up views of live beetles brought into the studio are also included. SEGMENT 2: Bird Islands of the Pacific. Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist,...
Dates: 1953

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CBS/AMNH Adventure Series (1953-1956) 3
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 3
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Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 2
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 2
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 2
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Baynes, Ernest Harold, 1868-1925 1
Beals, Jessie Tarbox 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brooklyn Museum 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Cazier, Mont A. 1
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
DeBeers Consolidated Mines, Ltd. 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
E. J. Mauther 1
Ekholm, Gordon F. (Gordon Frederick), 1909-1987 1
Foster, Robert 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Heyerdahl, Thor 1
Johnson, J. M. (Mr.) 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Klein, Alfred J. 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Kohl-Larsen, Ludwig 1
Lennon, R. E. (Robert E.) 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Mason, Brian (Brian Harold), 1917-2009 1
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 1
Morden, Irene 1
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 1
National War Work Council, Y.M.C.A. of the United States 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 1
Peruvian Littoral Expedition of the Brooklyn Museum (1919-1920) 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Rothschild, Lionel Walter Rothschild, Baron, 1868-1937 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Siemel, Sasha 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
Zoological Museum (Tring, England) 1
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