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American Museum of Natural History presidential memorandums, 1928-1934.

 Collection
Identifier: DR 144
Abstract

Contains five binders of presidential memos written by then President of the American Museum of Natural History, Henry Fairfield Osborn, to the Museum Director between the years of 1928 to 1934.

Dates: 1928 - 1934

American Museum of Natural History proposed new buildings album, 1915-1917.

 Collection
Identifier: DR 137
Abstract

Wrapped album combines several different reports related to proposed new AMNH buildings, including quarterly report from 1916 and oral report of President Henry Fairfield Osborn to the Trustees from 1916, AMNH annual meeting regarding the Museum's need for new construction. Also includes reprinting of an editorial article from the New York Times regarding this proposal, as well as editorials from the New York Sun, New York World, and Evening Post.

Dates: 1915 - 1917

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

[Celebration of the Year of the Horse]

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 588
Scope and Contents

Chinese painting in celebration of the year of the horse, presented to Prof. Osborn by Dr. Bashford Dean. It was once one continuous strip; it was cut, mounted and framed for Osborn Library ca. 1944.

Originally one painting cut into 8 pieces and framed. Each strip shows different scenes of horses in herds, standing, running, squatting; one is of deity sitting on clouds; clouds and horses around him.

Dates: undated

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

 Collection
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

Department of Library Service Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Placeholder 2
Scope and Contents The Library Memorabilia Collection consist of objects that were used within the functions of the Library of the American Museum of Natural History from the 1950s to approximately 1993. The materials are of utilitarian nature and reflect how these functions evolved throughout the years. Some of the objects include a CT-82 microcomputer, rubber stamps, a Fairbanks scale, and a TapeShooter Model 100. These materials have been loosely grouped based on their nature and function. Their...
Dates: Usage: Circa1897-1999

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Annual reports 2
Mongolia -- Description and travel 2
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 2
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Birds -- Collection and preservation 1
Conservationists -- United States 1
Construction 1
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Education -- Museums 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Fishes -- Nile River Valley -- Phylogeny 1
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Forests and forestry 1
Game protection -- United States 1
Geology -- Congresses. 1
Geology -- New York (State) -- Long Island. 1
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American Museum of Natural History 12
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 7
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 5
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 4
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 3
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Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 3
Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897 3
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 3
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 3
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 3
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 3
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 3
American Association of Museums 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Brown, Barnum 2
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 2
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 2
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 2
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 2
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 2
Mook, Charles Craig, 1887-1966 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 2
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Shackelford, James B. 2
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 2
Wortman, J. L. (Jacob Lawson), 1856-1926 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adams, Charles C. (Charles Christopher), 1873-1955 1
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910 1
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
Allen, Glover M. (Glover Morrill), 1879-1942 1
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 1
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting (1916) (New York, N.Y.) 1
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting (1928-1929) (New York, N.Y.) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Library Services 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Trustees 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Buba, Joy Flinsch, 1904-1998 1
Burden East Indian Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926) 1
Buxton, N. G. (Norman G.) 1
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 1
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 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
Department of Ichthyology 1
Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 1
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 1
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 1
Felix M.Warburg Memorial Hall 1
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949 1
Fraser, James Earle, 1876-1953 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Harrington, Nathan Russell, 1870-1899 1
Hatcher, J. B. (John Bell), 1861-1904 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Hunt, Reid, 1870-1948 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 1
Klein, Alfred J. 1
Kunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899 1
McConnell, Robert E. 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
McKenna, Malcolm C. 1
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 1
Merriam, J. C. (John Clark), 1829- 1
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956 1
Morden, Irene 1
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