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Identifier: VPA 17
Scope and Contents 26 binders comprising photocopied materials. They consist of letters to family; correspondence between Edward Drinker Cope and Henry Fairfield Osborn; field diaries; correspondence between E.D. Cope and his field collectors, R.S. Hill and Frank Hazard. Original materials from which these copies were made have been deposited in the AMNH Rare Book Room.Department of Vertebrate Paleontology facsimile collection binders contain the following:* Cope Letters, 9 binders...
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...
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...
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....