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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

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

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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

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

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

William J. Morden papers

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Identifier: Mss .M671-.M674
Scope and Contents This collection is concerned with Morden’s expeditions to Alaska, Central Asia, and Southwest Africa and contains detailed field notes written by both William and Irene. The field notes include details of their travels, supply lists, budgets, and descriptions of artifacts and specimens gathered. There are also a number of drafts of articles and books written by both Morden and Irene about their experiences abroad. The William J. Morden papers also include correspondences which are...
Dates: 1922-1957

W. Douglas Burden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B87
Dates: 1920-1978 (bulk 1926-1961)

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Manuscript Collection 6
Mongolia -- Description and travel 2
Paleontologists -- Correspondence 2
Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 2
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American Museum of Natural History 5
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 3
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 3
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 3
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 3
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Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 2
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 2
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 2
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 2
Shackelford, James B. 2
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 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 Association of Museums 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 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
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden East Indian Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926) 1
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 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
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Department of Ichthyology 1
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Klein, Alfred J. 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
McConnell, Robert E. 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Mook, Charles Craig, 1887-1966 1
Morden, Irene 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
Olsen, George, d. 1939 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 1
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 1
Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947 1
Pond, Alonzo William, 1894-1986 1
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 1
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 1
Reeds, Chester A. (Chester Albert), 1882-1968 1
Roosevelt, Kermit, 1889-1943 1
Rungius, Carl, 1869-1959 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Sage West China Expedition (1934) 1
Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 1
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 1
Tolstoy, Ilia A., 1903-1970 1
Vernay, Arthur Stannard, 1877-1960 1
Whitney, C. V. (Cornelius Vanderbilt), 1899-1992 1
Wilkins, George H., Sir (George Hubert), 1888-1958 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
Wilson, James Perry, 1889-1976 1
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