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Childs Frick fieldwork and original handwritten field diaries

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Identifier: VPA 31
Scope and Contents Childs Frick's original handwritten field diaries. All have been retyped and the copies are housed elsewhere. Box 1 contains a black looseleaf notebook and 15 handwritten notebooks. Boxes 2-4 contain notebooks of handwritten lists. The Pliocene Fund, established by Childs Frick, financed certain work carried out in field explorations for fossilized remains of extinct mammals in Vertebrate Paleontology. The Frick expeditions were undertaken by field parties working in various...
Dates: 1927-1950

Frick Corporation, Childs Frick and American Museum of Natural History papers and records

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Identifier: VPA 21
Scope and Contents A relationship between the American Museum of Natural History (Museum) and the Childs Frick Corporation (Corporation) has been in existence since 1923. Financed by Childs Frick (Mr. Frick) by means of a Pliocene Fund (Fund), the Fund established by a donation made by Mr. Frick’s mother, Adelaide Howard Childs, the Corporation enabled Mr. Frick to carry out work in partnership with Vertebrate Paleontology. In the succeeding years, the Fund provided Mr. Frick with the means to pay assistant...
Dates: 1900-1965

Frick Laboratories records and maps

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Identifier: VPA 56b
Scope and Contents Frick Laboratory correspondence, records, and maps. Correspondence and records consist of material from 1956 through 1973. Contained are two compiled binders labeled Lab. Correspondence: 1) “To and From Ted Galusha” (1961-1972); and 2) “To and From Morris Skinner” (1960-1973). Three folders: 1) labeled “Dr. John T. Lonsdale Correspondence” which contain letters (1958-1962) by Charles Falkenbach and W. W. Newcomb; 2) labeled “Frick Collection Loans” with main correspondence (1972-1973) by Ted...
Dates: 1924-1965

Frick Laboratory catalog and registrar notebooks: Frick series

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Identifier: VPA 62a
Scope and Contents The relationship between the American Museum of Natural History and the Childs Frick Corporation has been in existence since 1923. The activities of the Corporation consisted in carrying on field explorations for the fossilized remains of extinct mammals of the late Tertiary-Quaternary in areas located in the states of New Mexico, Nebraska, Wyoming, Kansas, North and South Dakota, California, Alaska, etc. The recovered remains were sent to the Frick Laboratory at the American Museum of...
Dates: undated

Frick Laboratory collection of records and volumes

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Identifier: VPA 56a
Scope and Contents The Frick expeditions were undertaken by field parties working in various states, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Mexico, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming, and other countries, including Mexico, Ecuador, Honduras, and Abyssinia. The collection of material lists, correspondence, and indexes represent the historical activities of the working field parties while engaged in various explorations in...
Dates: 1924-1965

Frick Laboratory specimen catalogs

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Identifier: VPA 61
Scope and Contents The relationship between the American Museum of Natural History and the Childs Frick Corporation has been in existence since 1923. The activities of the Corporation consisted in carrying out field explorations of fossilized remains of extinct mammals in Vertebrate Paleontology. The Frick expeditions were undertaken by field parties working in various states, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Mexico, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota,...
Dates: circa 1920-1960

Ted Galusha papers

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Identifier: VPA 19
Scope and Contents Ted Galusha collection contains field correspondence, notebooks, manuscripts, stratigraphy, locality, and photographic materials. The notebooks are records of research and field work carried out in the west and southwest, and studies of mammals in Alaska and North America. The materials are housed in 4 subcollections that have repeating box numbers 1 and 2. To distinguish the materials that share that same box numbers, they are arranged by their subcollections written in capital letters...
Dates: 1933-1976

F. Walker Johnson papers

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Identifier: VPA 121
Scope and Contents The F. Walker Johnson papers is a collection of correspondence, records, field notebooks, bibliographic reference materials, drawings, charts, and maps. Boxes 1-3 labeled “Tertiary Stratigraphy and the Frick collection of fossil vertebrates from North Central Nebraska” contain material for Johnson’s 1984 publication. Box 1 (1972-1985) contains correspondence; Box 2 (1931-1963) contains photocopied field notes and M. F. Skinner’s compilation of documents used as bibliographic...
Dates: 1972-1983, 1973-1988

William Diller Matthew papers

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Identifier: VPA 122
Scope and Contents William Diller Matthew's notebooks, notes, correspondence and manuscripts. He worked at the AMNH for thirty-two years. His more than 250 publications deal with the morphology and classification of the Eocene mammals and later Cenozoic mammals. He was especially interested in horses and he made them a showpiece of evolution. Evolution was the one theme on which he constantly wrote whether dealing with descriptions or comparisons. Box 1 contains biographical and bibliographic materials, Boxes...
Dates: 1893-1927

Malcolm C. McKenna correspondence, field notes and papers

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Identifier: VPA 117
Scope and Contents In 1990 Malcolm McKenna cleared his office files of early correspondence through 1985 and deposited them in the archives. It includes 5 field notebooks from Mongolia, 1990-1997. After he became Frick Curator Emeritus, McKenna made another transfer of papers to the archive in 2001. The collection is comprised of two series, reflecting the two deposits: I. Correspondence and field notebooks, 1948-1997 (previously VPA 48a) and II. Papers as Frick Curator Emeritus, 1980-2002 (previously VPA...
Dates: 1948-2002

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