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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

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

 Collection
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

William Diller Matthew papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .M338
Dates: 1922-1926; Majority of material found within ( 1925-1926)

Chester Reeds papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS .R44
Summary

2 boxes containing 52 folders of correspondence, typescript, handwritten notes, and printed images (maps, illustrations, etc.), most of which relates to the September-October 1926 issue of Natural History entitled The Romance of Fossil Hunting.

Dates: 1924-1930; Majority of material found in 1926

Tylosaurus dyspelor [art original] / [Charles R. Knight]

 Collection
Identifier: Floor 1, Stack 1-11
Scope and Contents The top illustration, by Charles Knight, was reproduced in Henry Fairfield Osborn's article entitled: A complete mosasaur skeleton, osseous and cartilaginous, issued as Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 1, pt. 4 (Oct. 1899), on page 186. The bottom illustration is a variation of the illustration on that same page and was based on drawings by W.D. Matthew and Bruce Horsfall under Osborn's direction. Published illustrations lack textual labels of the animal's parts....
Dates: 1899?

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Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 2
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Geology and Paleontology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Dodge Brothers 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Horsfall, R. Bruce (Robert Bruce), 1869-1948 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 1
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 1
Olsen, George, d. 1939 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Pond, Alonzo William, 1894-1986 1
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Reeds, Chester A. (Chester Albert), 1882-1968 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Shackelford, James B. 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
Young, John McKenzie 1
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