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Mary Jobe Akeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A342-.A344
Dates: 1859-1940

Brief notes on a two months' African safari : Collecting the Desert Group for the American Museum of Natural History : typescripts [1935?, 1938?] / by William D. Campbell

 Item
Identifier: Mss .C36
Scope and content Typescripts recount two of Campbell's expeditions: to East Africa, Dec. 1934-Jan. 1935; and to the Dunqulah region of Sudan, Dec. 1937-1938(?); primarily to collect specimens for the AMNH. Both reports are undated, and the account for the Sudan expedition appears to be unfinished. The reports mention Campbell's associates and co-leaders: hunter and photographer Alfred J. Klein in East Africa, and hunter Major W.V.D. Dickinson in Sudan. The appendix to the report on the East African...
Dates: 1935 - 1938

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

Philip Manwaring Plant collection, 1936-1941.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .P53
Dates: 1936 - 1941

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