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Barnum Brown papers

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Identifier: VPA 16a
Scope and Contents Barnum Brown worked in nearly every geographical area of the world from the Arctic to the Antarctic, collecting specimens for the AMNH. He became famous for such specimens as Tyrannosaurus rex, Colossochelys atlas, and Probosuchus. Organized by the following subject arrangement: Personal, Correspondence, Expeditions, Scientific Writings, Mrs. Marion and Mrs. Lilian Brown, Dinosaur Materials. Includes 9 oversize packages including photos and scrapbooks. Includes field notes.

Edward Drinker Cope correspondence facsimiles

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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...

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Paleontology mounted photographs

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Identifier: VPA 55
Scope and Contents Mounted photos of specimens which have been filed according to Romer's Vertebrate Paleontology 3rd ed. A chart of the classification used is in the first drawer. The photos are identified by name and negative number, and also where applicable and known, the AMNH specimen number. Housed in two filing cabinents, four drawers of 1st cabinet and 1 1/2 drawer of 2nd cabinet (numbered 1-6). Additionally there are mounted photos in the second half of drawer 6 and drawer 7 filed under the following...

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...

Ted Galusha papers

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Identifier: VPA 19
Scope and Contents Ted Galusha's notebooks, photographs, and field diaries. The notebooks are a record of the research and field work carried out in the west and southwest and studies of mammals of Alaska and other parts of North America. The research on mammals continued work started by J. C. Blick and Morris F. Skinner. The notebooks are not related to the Field Diaries and are tied to locality and book by an “Index to Field Notebooks: New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nebraska” which were compiled...

American Museum of Natural History, Division of Paleontology records of expeditions, collections, purchases, gifts, and specimen lists

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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,...

Morris F. Skinner correspondence and diaries

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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...

Morris F. Skinner field notebooks

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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 other...

Morris F. Skinner papers

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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 contains...

Morris F. Skinner photographs

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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.Box...