Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 41 - 50 of 82

Frontiers of a forbidden land

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 151
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH First Asiatic Zoological Expedition to Yunnan and Fukien, China, 1916-1917. This is the record of the AMNH First Asiatic Zoological Expedition to eastern and southwestern China (Fukien and Yunnan provinces), the purpose of which was to collect zoological specimens and visual ethnographic records. Roy Chapman Andrews, was accompanied by his wife, Yvette Borup Andrews, who served as photographer, and Edmund Heller, collector and explorer, who served as specimen...
Dates: 1916-1917

George K. Cherrie correspondence, 1902 Jan. 9, 1903 Apr. 11

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C454
Scope and content The collection consists of two handwritten signed letters from Hartert, the first discussing Cherrie's collecting plans for an upcoming expedition to Cayenne, French Guiana, and the second evaluating the results. In the first letter, Hartert requests six specimens of every species of bird from Cayenne; eight of hummingbirds and swifts. Payment is discussed. Hartert says that Oldfield Thomas of the Natural History Museum (London, England) wants mammals from Cayenne, and stresses his own...
Dates: 1902 - 1903

[Glacier Bay] / LR "van Dyck"

 Item — Box: RF-108-F, item: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 587
Scope and Contents

Painting depicts glacier, small boat on lower left, and mountain. Frame: black painted wood, matted.

Dates: circa 1900-1950

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

Edmund Heller diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .H45
Scope and Contents The diary is dated from October 9, 1917 to January 12, 1918, with undated addenda and address lists. It contains Heller’s personal reflections and daily activities on his solo return trip from the First Asiatic Zoological Expedition. He discusses the sites and architecture, the flora and weather, as well as the culture and his impressions of the people of each country. He writes of goods for sale, with a particular interest in lantern slides and fur-skinned merchandise. Many of his...
Dates: October 9, 1917-January 12, 1918

Nicholas Marcellus Hentz Spider paintings

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .H46
Content Description

Collection of 209 watercolors of created by Nicholas Marcellus Hentz. Colored drawings accompanied by commentary, mostly in English but some in French. Many are numbered, the highest number being 239.

The paintings have been digitized and added to the Research Library's Digital Special Collections.

Dates: between 1820 and 1840

Hills South of Papeete, Tahiti.

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 433

Edmund Otis Hovey records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .H683
Scope and Content Note The Edmund Otis Hovey Records collection consists of approximately 50 field notebooks and journals from his and Mrs. Ettie Hovey’s travels around the Caribbean, North America, Europe and the Arctic; as well as, manuscripts of his papers and lectures notes. The collection also includes photographs, postcards, ephemera and newspaper clippings regarding the Crocker Land Expedition that took place from 1913-1917. The collection spans a period of approximately 20 years, beginning in 1890 and...
Dates: 1890-1919

Libbie Henrietta Hyman taxonomic records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .H86
Scope and contents The collection consists of six notebooks (four composition, one small spiral notepad, one leather), kept as part of Hyman’s research work on invertebrate, including taxonomic identification of Turbellaria. The notebooks range from 1927 to 1964. They feature mathematical equations, trial and error scientific testing and a log of specimens. The majority of the journal content details specimen numbers, as well as information when these items were received, from where and whom. They are all...
Dates: 1927-1964

Francis Lee Jaques field diaries and sketchbooks

 Collection
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

Filtered By

  • Repository: Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library X
  • Subject: Scientific X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Scientific expeditions 31
Manuscript Collection 20
Art Survey 16
Photographic Slide Collection 10
Archives Microfilm 9
∨ more
Department Records 9
Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 9
Film Collection 8
Moving Images 8
Scientific 8
Scientific expeditions -- Africa. 5
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 4
Mongolia -- Discovery and exploration. 4
Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions 4
Voyages and travels 4
Explorers -- United States -- Biography 3
Invertebrates 3
Mammals -- Collection and preservation 3
Photographic Print Collection 3
Scientific expeditions -- Asia, Central 3
Scientific expeditions -- China 3
Scientific expeditions -- United States 3
Born-digital 2
Chiapas (Mexico) -- Antiquities 2
Chontal Indians -- Social life and customs. 2
Diaries 2
Explorers -- Travel. 2
Field notes 2
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Description and travel 2
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Discovery and exploration. 2
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Antiquities. 2
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State) -- Antiquities. 2
Mexico -- Antiquities. 2
Mexico -- Description and travel. 2
Mongolia -- Description and travel 2
Museum exhibits -- Photographs 2
Natural history -- Mexico. 2
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 2
Oaxaca (Mexico : State) -- Antiquities 2
Paleontologists -- Correspondence 2
Paleontology -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 2
Scientific expeditions -- Asia. 2
Scientific expeditions -- Canada, Western. 2
Scientific expeditions -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 2
Scientific expeditions -- Exhibitions 2
Scientific expeditions -- Mexico. 2
Scientific expeditions -- Mongolia 2
Scientific expeditions -- Mongolia. 2
Scientific illustration 2
Venezuela 2
Women explorers -- United States -- Biography 2
AMNH Expeditions 1
Acoela 1
Administrative 1
Africa, Central -- Discovery and exploration 1
Animals -- Classification 1
Animals -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Catalogs and collections 1
Animals -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Classification. 1
Annual reports 1
Anthropology -- China 1
Art, Chinese 1
Artists 1
Asia, Central -- Discovery and exploration. 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Auyantepui (Venezuela) 1
Beijing (China) 1
Beijing (China) -- Description and travel 1
Biology 1
Bird banding 1
Birds -- Brazil -- Collection and preservation 1
Birds -- Classification 1
Birds -- Collection and preservation 1
Birds -- Exhibitions 1
Birds -- French Guiana -- Cayenne. 1
Birds -- Polynesia. 1
Brazil 1
Caves -- Virginia -- Luray 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
China -- Civilization 1
China -- Social life and customs 1
Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Discovery and exploration. 1
East Asia -- Description and travel 1
Ethnological expeditions -- China 1
Extinct mammals -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Fishes 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Fishes -- Nile River Valley -- Phylogeny 1
Fishes -- Phylogeny 1
Flags 1
Flatworms 1
Game protection -- United States 1
Geography 1
Geology -- Asia, Central. 1
Geology -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Glaciers 1
Greenland 1
Guyana 1
Honolulu (Hawaii) 1
∧ less
 
Language
English 81
French 1
 
Names
American Museum of Natural History 29
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 13
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 12
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 6
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 6
∨ more
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 6
Shackelford, James B. 6
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 5
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 5
Photo Studio 5
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 4
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 4
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 4
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 3
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 3
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 3
Asiatic Expedition (2nd : 1918-1919) 3
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 3
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 3
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 3
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 3
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 3
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 3
Olsen, George, d. 1939 3
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885 3
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 3
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 3
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 3
Allen, Jerome Lee, 1891-1955 2
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 2
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 2
Andrews, Yvette Borup 2
Archbold, Richard 2
Asiatic Zoölogical Expedition (1st : 1916-1917) 2
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 2
Brown, Barnum 2
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 2
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 2
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 2
Day Roraima Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1927-1928) 2
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 2
Department of Entomology 2
Department of Geology and Mineralogy 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Ekblaw, W. Elmer (Walter Elmer), 1882-1949 2
Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939 2
Hovey, Edmund Otis, 1862-1924 2
Hyman, Libbie Henrietta, 1888-1969 2
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Legendre Indochina Expedition (1931-1932) 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
MacDougall, Thomas 2
MacMillan, Donald Baxter, 1874-1970 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Mission Zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar (1929-1931) 2
Morden, Irene 2
National War Work Council, Y.M.C.A. of the United States 2
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 2
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 2
Sage West China Expedition (1934) 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Tanquary, Maurice Cole, 1881-1944 2
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 2
Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley African Expedition to the Belgian Congo of the American Museum of Natural History (1921-1922) 1
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 1
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 1
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Legion (Steamship) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 1
Archbold Expedition to Arizona (1940) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (1st : 1933-1934) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (2nd : 1936-1937) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (3rd : 1938-1939) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (4th : 1953) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (5th : 1956-1957) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (6th : 1959) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (7th : 1964) 1
Archbold Expeditions 1
Asaeda, Toshio 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Barrowclough, George F. 1
Baynes, Ernest Harold, 1868-1925 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von, 1850-1915 1
Bird, Junius Bouton, 1907-1982 1
Bishop, Sherman C. (Sherman Chauncey), 1887-1951 1
∧ less