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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.
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.
Collectors of birds, arranged alphabetically by collector's name. Some correspondence and some photographs.
James Paul Chapin's maps (arranged alphabetically) and bibliography (arranged chronologically) pertianing to Old voyages to Congo.
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.
Card file notes from James Paul Chapin's sojourn in the highlands west of Lake Kivu.
Files on James Paul Chapin's bibliography on Africa. Titles referenced in the files are from the 18th through 20th centuries.
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).
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.
- Birds -- Pictorial works 2
- Africa 1
- Birds -- Catalogs and collections 1
- Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
- Field notes 1
- American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 1
- American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 1
- Ascension Island, 1941-1958 1
- Boyd-Chapin Safari (1956-1957) 1
- Chapin-Edson Congo Expedition (1930-1931) 1