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The Burden East Indian Expedition

Identifier: Film Collection no. 20
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Burden East Indian Expedition to Malaysia, 1926. William Douglas Burden, AMNH trustee, his wife Katharine, and a small expedition team traveled to the East Indies to study the fauna of the region, and especially to film and capture the rare lizards Varanus komodoensis found on Komodo Island, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands. These lizards are commonly known as "Komodo dragons," and can grow to a length of ten feet and weigh up to 250 pounds. The film begins with the...

Carl and Mary in Africa

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 and...

Charles R. Knight mural restoration project photographic slides

Identifier: PSC 40
Scope and Contents 35mm slides and medium format color transparencies of murals before restoration. Unknown location of murals. Animals depicted include moose, elephants and beavers.

Cyril F. dos Passos papers, 1932-1978

Identifier: Mss .D67
Scope and content The collection consists of minimally processed material. It is primarily correspondence, with some administrative papers, notes, newspaper clippings and a few personal and family photographs. Some general subject headings are noted in pencil on the outside of the boxes, such as Lepidoptera, Entomology, Zoological nomenclature and Carnegie [Institute]. Correspondents include F. Martin Brown, Jeane D. Gunder, Alexander B. Klots and Charles Lee Remington.

Donald Ker photographic slide collection

Identifier: PSC 257
Scope and Contents Majority of photographs taken in Alaska (1985) of polar bears. Some birds and landscape images. Seven photographs taken in Africa (1966, 1967, 1971) of lions, elephants, and rhinoceroses.

Edith M. Ker photographic slide collection, 1984, 1989

Identifier: PSC 511
Abstract Photographs taken in Botswana and Namibia, mostly of animals. Areas include Chobe, Salvadura, Etosha, San-ta-Wani, Savuti, Khwai, Skeleton Closet, Goas, Kalkheuwel, Halili, Okaukuejo, Ombika, Himba, Shakawe, Chudop, Klein Namutoni, Victoria Falls, Helro, and Homob.

Edward F. McCarten photographic slide collection, 1981.

Identifier: PSC 348
Abstract Photographs of animals taken at the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge (Sanibel Island, Florida). Some photographs of animals in Busch Gardens (Tampa Bay).

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

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.

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American Museum of Natural History 29
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Exhibition 3
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Finnin, Denis 3
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Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 2
Australian Government Films (1920-1928) 2
CBS/AMNH Adventure Series (1953-1956) 2
Chambers, Kenneth A. 2
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 2
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 2
Puza, Frank 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 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 Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Frick Laboratories 1
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 1
Anthony, H. E. (Harold Elmer), 1890-1970 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Avinoff, Andrey, 1884-1949 1
Bateson, Gregory, 1904-1980 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Bendig, Allen 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Brown, F. Martin (Frederick Martin), 1903-1993 1
Burden East Indian Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926) 1
Burden, Katharine 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Carnegie Institute 1
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 1
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Chesek, Craig 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
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Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
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Dos Passos, Cyril F. (Cyril Franklin), 1887-1986 1
Ellison, Mick 1
Fai, Lee 1
Flynn, John J. (John Joseph), 1955- 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Fulton, Thomas 1
Gates, G. M. 1
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Gunder, Jeane Daniel, 1899- 1
Harcourt-Smith, William 1
Hassler, William G. 1
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Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
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Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Ker, Donald I. (Donald Ian), 1905-1981 1
Ker, Edie 1
Klots, Alexander B. (Alexander Barrett), 1903-1989 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lowry, Barbara 1
Lowry, David A. 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 1
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 1
Möschler, Heinrich B. (Heinrich Benno), 1831-1888 1
National Film Board of Canada 1
New York Aquarium 1
New York Zoological Park 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Norell, Mark 1
Novacek, Michael J. 1
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Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
RKO Pictures 1
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Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Remington, Charles Lee 1
Rockwell, Robert H. 1
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Schour, Isaac, 1900-1964 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
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