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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...
American Museum of Natural History, Division of Paleontology records of expeditions, collections, purchases, gifts, and specimen lists
Identifier: VPA 43
Scope and Contents The Harold James Cook Memorial Collection of Fossil Mammals consists of photocopies of the Barbour-Cook correspondence from the letters at the University of Nebraska Archives and original correspondence and shipping lists with Morris F. Skinner who prepared the collection for shipping to AMNH. Also includes the John Collins Warren papers. Listings were made of various collections in the AMNH which were acquired through purchase or on expeditions of the Museum itself. The lists give dates,...
Dates: 1831-1963; 1968-1970
Identifier: VPA 27b
Scope and Contents A complimentary collection to VPA 27a, this collection contains 26 original notebooks (1930-1943) held in Boxes 1-2 that record information on first semester work, camera equipment, personal notations, survey 1936, Shirley M. Skinner DVP, and field sections; 57 Diaries (1937-1989) held in Boxes 3-10 that contain anything that Skinner was involved with at the time, scientific and personal; 7 spiral notebooks (1928-1936) held in Box 10 that contain photocopied field notes. Box 2 contains 4...
Identifier: VPA 27a
Scope and Contents After Morris F. Skinner died in Ainsworth, Nebraska in 1989, his wife, Marie, donated his 33 pocket notebooks or field notebooks dating from 1936 - 1980 and 13 black notebooks or box lists from 1938-1972. The field diaries and notebooks had been stored in Ainsworth until Morris Skinner's death. They are mainly written in pencil and are rather fragile. The pocket notebooks contain anything that Skinner was involved with at the time, scientific and personal. They include, among...
Identifier: VPA 24
Scope and Contents Morris F. Skinner's personal papers, correspondence, administration, field and study notes, maps, photographs and drawings, and bison study. Some notable names that are mentioned are Ted Galusha, Jean Hough, F. Walker Johnson, and Childs Frick. Boxes 1-2 contain correspondence and administration. Box 3 contains administation and annual reports. Box 4 contains administration and field notes. Box 5 contains field notes and study notes. Box 6 contains field notes and publications. Box 7...
Identifier: VPA 28
Scope and Contents The Morris F. Skinner photo collection contains 5 boxes of photographs and negatives of images from the field. They are arranged in individual envelopes by date with short descriptions. The photographic material is a bequest from Marie Skinner following her husband’s death in 1989, whereupon the materials were assembled in Ainsworth, Nebraska, and deposited in the Vertebrate Paleontology Archives. In July 2004, the negatives were moved to the AMNH Research Library’s cold storage....
- Correspondence 3
- Administrative 1
- Fossils -- Catalogs and collections 1
- Fossils -- Photographs 1
- Paleontology 1
- Sternfeld, Ruth, d. 2007 4
- American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 2
- Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 2
- Galusha, Ted 2
- American Museum of Natural History. Division of Paleontology 1