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Alaskan Eskimos

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 4
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH and the University of Alaska excavation of the Ipiutak archaeological site in Point Hope, Alaska, 1941. In the summer of 1941, Harry L. Shapiro, then associate curator of the AMNH Department of Anthropology, visited Froelich G. Rainey of the University of Alaska during the excavation of the Ipiutak archaeological site in Point Hope, Alaska. The opening sequence of the film documents the journey of Shapiro, Rainey, and the excavation staff from Seattle to Point Hope...
Dates: 1941

American Museum of Natural History oral history collection, 1975-2002.

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Identifier: Mss .A45O73
Dates: Majority of material found within 1975 - 2002

Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

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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

Curator (magazine) papers,

 Collection
Identifier: DR 020
Dates: 1957-1966.

Eugene L. Garbaty "Around the World" tour photographs

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Identifier: PPC .G37
Scope and Contents

"Around the World" tours. Photos of Algiers, Tunis, Egypt, Sumatra, Java, Peking, Panama, Ceylon, Agra, and Bali. Includes one letter.

Dates: 1933-1937

Gorillas ; From the neck up

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 35
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Gorillas. This segment opens with footage from the 1949 movie Mighty Joe Young (RKO Pictures), which is presented as an example of the traditional portrayal of gorillas as ferocious. At the CBS studio, James Howard McGregor, research associate at the AMNH and a noted expert on gorillas, discusses historical and characteristic aspects of gorillas. At the Baltimore Zoo by remote broadcast, Arthur Watson and host Robert Northshield play with Robert, a rambunctious...
Dates: 1953

William King Gregory papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948)

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Identifier: Mss .G7441
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative, scientific, academic and personal papers, and correspondence. Papers include Gregory's general correspondence with universities, colleges and scientists about his research topics and publications; correspondence with museums about purchasing replicas of fossils; and with students seeking employement. Other papers include lecture notes prepared for zoology classes emphasizing evolution, 1925-1926 and 1939; and manuscripts and notes for his...
Dates: 1889-1948; Majority of material found within 1906-1948

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

Mutiny on the Bounty ; Otters ; The story of oil

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 31
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Mutiny on the Bounty. On April 28, 1789, a mutiny occured on the H.M.S. Bounty, resulting in a unique intermingling of Tahitian and English culture on Pitcairn Island in the South Pacific. Harry L. Shapiro, AMNH anthropologist, explains the ethnological characteristics of the Pitcairn Islanders, the descendants of English crewmen and Tahitian women. This segment is hosted by Charles Collingwood. SEGMENT 2: Otters. This segment provides the audience with live and filmed views of...
Dates: 1953

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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Film Collection 4
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Alaska -- Antiquities 1
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Animals -- Classification 1
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 1
Art, African 1
Artists 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Benin 1
Birds -- Exhibitions 1
Body marking 1
Body piercing 1
Chimpanzees -- Behavior 1
Chimpanzees -- Training 1
Cosmetics 1
Côte d'Ivoire 1
Dakar (Senegal) 1
Department Records 1
Diaries 1
Eskimos -- Alaska -- Point Hope -- Rites and ceremonies 1
Ethnology -- Pitcairn Island 1
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Alaska -- Point Hope 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Gorilla 1
Gorilla -- Behavior 1
Guinea 1
Hairstyles 1
Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Ipiutak Site (Point Hope, Alaska) 1
Kamaiurá Indians -- Brazil -- Mato Grosso (State) 1
Kenya 1
Kikuyu (African people) 1
Kuba (African people) 1
Mammals -- Evolution. 1
Meshie (Chimpanzee) 1
Mongolia -- Description and travel 1
Museum construction 1
Museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence. 1
Museum exhibits 1
Museum techniques -- Periodicals 1
Museums -- Administration -- Periodicals 1
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 1
Natural history museums -- Employees 1
Natural history museums -- Periodicals 1
New Zealand -- Description and travel. 1
Niger 1
North America 1
Ontogeny. 1
Ornithology -- United States 1
Otters -- Behavior 1
Paleontologists -- Correspondence 1
Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Paleontology -- Research -- History. 1
Petroleum 1
Pitcairn Island -- History 1
Point Hope (Alaska) -- Antiquities 1
Primates -- Evolution. 1
Pygmies 1
San (African people) 1
Sao Vicente -- Barlavento -- Cape Verde 1
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Scientific expeditions -- Africa. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions 1
Scientific expeditions -- Australia. 1
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American Museum of Natural History 7
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 4
CBS/AMNH Adventure Series (1953-1956) 3
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 2
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 2
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Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 2
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 2
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 2
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 2
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 2
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 2
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 2
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 2
Weyer, Edward Moffat, 1904-1998 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
Amadon, Dean 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Library Services 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
Anderson, Sydney, 1927- 1
Aronson, Lester R. (Lester Ralph), 1911-1996 1
Atz, James W. 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Baltimore Zoo (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Beals, Jessie Tarbox 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Bogert, Charles M. (Charles Mitchill), 1908-1992 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Carneiro, Robert L. (Robert Leonard), 1927- 1
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 1
Chapman, Clark R. 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Columbia University-American Museum of Natural History Expedition to Africa (1929-1931) 1
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Dodge Brothers 1
Foster, Robert 1
Freed, Stanley A. 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gardiner, Henry, 1916- 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 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
Lanyon, Wesley E. 1
Lecroy, Mary 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 1
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Myers, Charles W. 1
Newell, Norman Dennis, 1909-2005 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Norton, Ruth 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
Orttung, Jane Raven 1
Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 1
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 1
Platnick, Norman I. 1
Prinz, Martin 1
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 1
RKO Pictures 1
Rainey, Froelich G. (Froelich Gladstone), 1907-1992 1
Reekie, Gordon 1
Rozen, Jerome George, 1928- 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Saunders, John R. (John Richard) 1
Schaeffer, Bobb, 1913-2004 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 1
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 1
University of Alaska 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
Witteborg, Lothar P., 1927- 1
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