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Department of Vertebrate Paleontology departmental records

Identifier: VPA 4
Scope and Contents The Department of Vertebrate Paleontology began as a new department of the American Museum of Natural History with the arrival of Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857-1935) as curator in 1891. The years following are marked with substantial areas of growth in the department’s paleontology collections and scientific staff. The department’s records spanning 1924-1979 were deposited in the VP Archives at different times and in separate groupings. It has not always been possible to determine if files...
Dates: 1924-1979

Beryl E. Taylor papers

Identifier: VPA 129
Scope and Contents Collection includes Beryl E. Taylor's professional papers from working in the Frick Laboratory, specializing in deer and cameloid fossils of North America. Box 1 contains biographical data, notes/memos/meetings from the department, conference guides, and field trip guidebooks. Box 2 is correspondence. Box 3 is stratigraphy notes, Merycodontini notes, deer notes. Box 4 contains deer notes. Box 5 contains deer and Camelidae notes. Box 6 contains Camelidae notes. Box 7 contains Protoceratinae...
Dates: 1930-1980; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

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  • Repository: Department of Vertebrate Paleontology Archives X
  • Names: Sternfeld, Ruth, d. 2007 X
  • Names: Taylor, Beryl E. X

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