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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

 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

Field and Expedition Equipment

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Identifier: Mem 305
Scope and Contents Since 1887, the American Museum of Natural History has been conducting field expeditions in every continent. This is one of the main resources for the Museum’s scientific research and collection development activities throughout all its disciplines. This grouping holds the equipment that were used during expeditions from around 1877 to 1996. Most of these expeditions required direct interaction with the natural habitat of the subject of study, which usually involves being out in the...
Dates: Usage: circa 1877-1990s

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

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

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American Museum of Natural History 3
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 3
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 3
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 3
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 2
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Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Brown, Barnum 2
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 2
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 2
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 2
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 2
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adamson, Hans Christian (1890-1968) 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 Invertebrates 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 1
Archbold, Richard 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Bird, Junius Bouton, 1907-1982 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Chapman, Clark R. 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
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Department of Anthropology 1
Department of Exhibition 1
Department of Ichthyology 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Hayden Planetarium 1
Heinz 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
McKenna, Malcolm C. 1
Mission Zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar (1929-1931) 1
Mook, Charles Craig, 1887-1966 1
Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947) 1
Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1953) 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 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
Patagonian Expedition (1899-1900) 1
Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 1
Pond, Alonzo William, 1894-1986 1
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 1
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Shackelford, James B. 1
Skinner, Morris F. 1
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 1
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 1
Van Gelder, Richard George, 1928-1994 1
Weyer, Edward Moffat, 1904-1998 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
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