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Catalogue of birds in exhibition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn17
Scope and Contents

Catalogue of birds in the exhibition collection at the American Museum of Natural History. Entries for each bird include museum number, original number, name, sex and age, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, dimensions, and remarks. The catalogue spans two volumes and was originally begun by Edgar A. Mearns during the period 1883-1884. Information in the volumes spans 1812-1994.

Dates: 1883-1994

Department of Ornithology exhibits collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn6
Scope and Contents

Files on temporary exhibits, bird halls, bird department specimens in other halls, budgets, documents pertaining to construction and display, meeting notes, and photographs.

Dates: 1940s-1980s, undated

Materials from "Plates from Audubon Birds of America" exhibition

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn195
Scope and Contents

B/W photographs, copies of copperplate bird images, paper rolls with drawings, "Plates from Audubon birds of America" exhibition display poster.

Dates: undated

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John James Audubon: Science into Art (Exhibition) 1