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Robert Cushman Murphy Western United States photographs

Identifier: PPC .M872
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1951

New Zealand Expedition collection

Identifier: Archives Orn73
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photographs and photographic slides by Robert Cushman Murphy. New Zealand Expedition.

Dates: 1947-1948

Peruvian Littoral Expedition collection

Identifier: Archives Orn84
Scope and Contents

Includes a catalog of species, a field journal of Robert Cushman Murphy and a map of the expedition itinerary is found in a separate folder.

Dates: 1919-1920

Photographs of African people and culture

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

Photographs of Peruvian Guano Islands from R. C. Murphy files

Identifier: Archives Orn84a
Scope and Contents

One folder of 84 black and white photographs, unknown photographer.

Dates: undated

R. C. Murphy collection

Identifier: Archives Orn148
Scope and Contents Biographical information, expedition materials, publications, employment and educational records, photographs, Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum materials, newspaper clippings, lectures and talks, bibliographies, manuscripts, field catalog, journals from expeditions in Long Island, Peru, New Zealand, Antarctica, Australia, Bermuda, Caribbean Islands, Venezuela, Bahamas, the Low Country, Pacific coast of Colombia, book on oceanic birds of South America. Murphy petrel manuscript and research...
Dates: circa 1910-1970s

R. C. Murphy San Jose Island collection

Identifier: Archives Orn96
Scope and Contents

Notes on the birds of San Jose Island by Robert Cushman Murphy; "Talk at San Jose" by Robert Cushman Murphy; "Vegetation of San Jose Island" - C.O. Erlanson, including photographs.

Dates: 1940

Robert Cushman Murphy miscellaneous photographs

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

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

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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