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An African Safari

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 3
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Central African Expedition, 1948. Starting at Cape Town and going round the southern tip of Africa up to Mombasa, Kenya, the AMNH Central African Expedition, led by AMNH director of preparation and installation James Lippitt Clark, then traveled through Nairobi, the Mountains of the Moon in the Ruwenzori Range in Uganda and Zaire, Ripon Falls (Uganda), Bagasson (Congo) and Stanleyville (now Kisangani in Zaire), all north of Lake Victoria, then to Uganda, the Belgian...
Dates: 1948

Alousie Boker photographic slide collection of African animals and birds, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 170
Abstract

Photographs of East Africa including game parks in Kenya and Tanzania. Amboseli, Murchison River, Ngorongoro. Birds and safari animals, hippopotamus, lion, elephant, eland, warthog, gerenuk and flamingo among others. Some slides taken in Nairobi.

Dates: undated

Carl and Mary in Africa

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 24
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Eastman-Pomeroy-Akeley East African Expedition, 1926. In the opening sequence, Carl Ethan Akeley (associate in the AMNH Department of Mammalogy, and associate curator and adviser in the AMNH Department of Preparation) watches artist William R. Leigh painting habitat studies for the background of the klipspringer group, one of the dioramas now in the museum's Akeley Hall of African Mammals. At the campsite, located in the Lukenia Hills 40 miles east of Nairobi, Leigh...
Dates: 1926

Dr. Block African sculpture photographic slides, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 132
Abstract

Studio slides of African sculptures and figures. Objects from Liberia, French Sudan, Ivory and Gold Coast, Gabun, British Nigeria and Belgian Congo.

Dates: undated

Elizabeth Morton photographic slide collection of Africa, circa 1951-1953.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 368
Abstract

Photographs taken in Africa: Ethiopia, Egypt, Kenya, Cape Point, Victoria Falls, Pondo, Masai, Mombasa, and Livingston Reserve. Includes images of safari animals, landscapes, and monuments as well as scenes with a native healer.

Dates: circa 1951-1953

William King Gregory papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .G7441
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative, scientific, academic and personal papers, and correspondence. Papers include Gregory's general correspondence with universities, colleges and scientists about his research topics and publications; correspondence with museums about purchasing replicas of fossils; and with students seeking employement. Other papers include lecture notes prepared for zoology classes emphasizing evolution, 1925-1926 and 1939; and manuscripts and notes for his...
Dates: 1889-1948; Majority of material found within 1906-1948

James Chapin photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 321
Scope and Contents

Photographs from the Chapin Collection taken mostly in Africa, including Senegal, Belgian Congo, Rwanda, and a few photographs from the United States, including Carl Akeley's grave. Images of birds, birds' nests, flowering trees, indigenous people, colleagues, and family.

Dates: 1953-1958

Jean B. Thorpe photographic slide collection, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 518
Abstract

Travel photographs taken mostly of animals in Africa including lions, hyena, African buffalo, elephants, leopards, cheetahs, a hippopotamus, crocodiles, zebras, and a black rhinoceros. Also includes a few images of women spinning silk in Cyprus and one slide taken in Kashgai, Pakistan, of a donkey with two riders and their possessions.

Dates: undated

Macomber photographic slide collection, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 346
Abstract

Photographs taken in East Africa, Kenya and Tanganyika. Images of animals and hunting. Includes koodoo, gerenuk, ostrich, rhinoceros, guinea fowl, zebras, and ant hill.

Dates: undated

Papers: [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #75
Dates: 1922-1957

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Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 2
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 2
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 2
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 2
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
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Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 1
Archbold Expedition to Arizona (1940) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (1st : 1933-1934) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (2nd : 1936-1937) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (3rd : 1938-1939) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (4th : 1953) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (5th : 1956-1957) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (6th : 1959) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (7th : 1964) 1
Archbold Expeditions 1
Archbold, Richard 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Brass, L. J. (Leonard J.) 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
CBS/AMNH Adventure Series (1953-1956) 1
Cape York Expedition (1948) 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Deusing, Murl 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Goodwin, George Gilbert 1
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Jansson, Arthur August, 1890-1960 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Larson, Thomas J. (Thomas John) 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Mission Zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar (1929-1931) 1
Morden, Irene 1
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 1
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 1
Musser, Guy G. 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
Pallister, John 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Raddatz, Richard 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Richardson, William B. 1
Rockwell, Robert H. 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Spalding-Peterson Expedition (1959) 1
Sulawesi Expeditions (1973-1976) 1
Tate, G. H. H. (George Henry Hamilton), 1894-1953 1
Van Deusen, Hobart M. 1
Van Gelder, Richard George, 1928-1994 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
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