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American Museum of Natural History, Department of Preparation and Installation: Diorama and Hall construction

 Collection
Identifier: DR 104
Scope and Content Note This collection spans the planning and development of the Department of Preparations for the dioramas of the various halls. These folders detail the requests and expenditures for the efforts made in travel, models, and sketches. The majority of the correspondence is directed from or to James L. Clark, the Director of the Department of Preparations between the 1930’s-1940’s. Much of the correspondence from James Lippit Clark, is directed to trackers, guides, taxidermists, donors, and...
Dates: 1919-1962

James Perry Wilson at Devil's Tower and miscellaneous expeditions

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 55
Scope and Contents

One slide of James Perry Wilson painting at Devil's Tower, Wyoming. Other miscellaneous expeditions images include the Yangtze River, excavating the skeleton of a brontosaurus, a Blue Giant Anole lizard, and a Greta Cubana butterfly.

Dates: undated

[Study for Black Bear Group]

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 498
Scope and Contents

Swamp in foreground and trees, coconut trees in background, sky visible above and through the trees.

Dates: circa 1930s

Sun Eclipse by the Earth as Seen on the Moon / LL "JP Wilson 1940"

 Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 3
Scope and Contents

Painting of rock landscape in foreground, earth and stars in sky. Conceptualization of the May 14, 1938 eclipse, second version.

Dates: 1940

Sun Eclipse by the Earth as Seen on the Moon / LL "J.P. Wilson/1938."

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1
Scope and Contents

Foreground mountainous, park landscape / middle left sun eclipsed by moon.

Dates: 1938