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Alex Seidel and Helen Ziska drawings collection

Identifier: Archives Orn50
Scope and Contents Maps, diagrams, pen and ink drawings for the "Birds of the Belgian Congo" (Note that volume number is not specified.) Artists: Jas. Chapin, Seidel, Helen Ziska. Also includes Seidel's "Birds of the Southwest Pacifc" drawings.

Belgian Congo species card file I, II, III, IV

Identifier: Archives Orn40
Scope and Contents These are published records and notes that were accummulated subsequent to the publication of the relevant volumes of "Birds of the Belgian Congo." There are also records of bordering regions.

Chapin file: African Collectors and Travelers

Identifier: Archives Orn34
Scope and Contents Collectors of birds, arranged alphabetically by collector's name. Some correspondence and some photographs.

Chapin file: maps and localities (PT)

Identifier: Archives Orn35
Scope and Contents James Paul Chapin's maps (arranged alphabetically) and bibliography (arranged chronologically) pertianing to Old voyages to Congo.

Chapin file: people of special interest

Identifier: Archives Orn33
Scope and Contents Hand written notes on people of special interest from American Museum Congo Expedition, Congo Independent State, and Congo Republic. Includes clippings, correspondence, biographical information, some photographs, including one 3-D photo and film.

Chapin Kivu notes I, II, III file cards

Identifier: Archives Orn38
Scope and Contents Card file notes from James Paul Chapin's sojourn in the highlands west of Lake Kivu.

James P. Chapin African bibliography

Identifier: Archives Orn14
Scope and Contents Files on James Paul Chapin's bibliography on Africa. Titles referenced in the files are from the 18th through 20th centuries.

James P. Chapin collection

Identifier: Archives Orn47
Scope and Contents Collection of Christmas cards from and to James Paul Chapin, watercolors, drawings, "colophons" (referenced as colophons but are actually hand drawn illustrations and considered a device), bookplates, cartoons, envelopes with Chapin illustrations. Subject matter mostly birds, also images of fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and plants. Includes watercolors done by Chapin for the American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915).

James P. Chapin collection

Identifier: Archives Orn221
Scope and Contents James Chapin's personal and professional correspondence, expedition records including field notes and catalogs, photographs, negatives and personal diaries (1918-1964). Includes collected newsclippings, "Birds of the Belgian Congo" Ph.D. thesis and published works, reel to reel tape recordings with transcriptions, address books, date books, lists of Congo birds, original manuscripts, published reviews, articles, talks, papers, notes. Also includes Biographical information, photographs and...

James P. Chapin Congo bibliography

Identifier: Archives Orn15
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of James Paul Chapin's bibliography files on the Democratic Republic of Congo. One drawer contains files on books solely about Kivu, a region of the Congo. Titles referenced in the files are from the 20th century.

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  • Subject: American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Archives. X
  • Names: Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 X

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