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Alfred Newton correspondence, 1905 Apr. 17-1906 Oct. 29.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .N498
Dates: 1905 - 1906

Benjamin Silliman correspondence, 1839-1861.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .S55
Dates: 1839 - 1861

T. Donald Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C375
Scope and Contents The Papers Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, articles and reviews, clippings and photocopies relating to Carter's collecting activities for the American Museum of Natural History, and to his interests in the classification of mammals and birds, and bird banding. Correspondence consists primarily of typewritten letters and carbon copies, with some handwritten letters, both sent and received. The collection includes two handwritten signed letters from Ugo Mochi, principal...
Dates: 1916-1971

George K. Cherrie correspondence, 1902 Jan. 9, 1903 Apr. 11

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C454
Scope and content The collection consists of two handwritten signed letters from Hartert, the first discussing Cherrie's collecting plans for an upcoming expedition to Cayenne, French Guiana, and the second evaluating the results. In the first letter, Hartert requests six specimens of every species of bird from Cayenne; eight of hummingbirds and swifts. Payment is discussed. Hartert says that Oldfield Thomas of the Natural History Museum (London, England) wants mammals from Cayenne, and stresses his own...
Dates: 1902 - 1903

James Paul Chapin correspondence, 1953

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C4537
Scope and content The collection consists of letters, handwritten and typwritten, to and from Chapin, mostly concerning his upcoming trip and work. The letters are arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent. Seven letters are from Henri Schouteden and nine are from Robert W. Storer. Other correspondents (one letter each, except where noted) include Rudyerd Boulten; L.D. Branch, discussing the lyre-tailed honeyguide; Herbert Friedmann, discussing honeyguide nesting, including the species Indicator minor;...
Dates: 1953 - 1953

Francis Lee Jaques field diaries and sketchbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .J37
Summary Francis Lee Jaques (28 September 1887-24 July 1969), also known as Lee Jaques, is celebrated for his diorama paintings at the American Museum of Natural History, executed during the early and mid-twentieth century. A frequent collaborator with Museum curator and ornithologist Frank M. Chapman (1864-1945), the artist is especially associated with the Whitney Memorial Hall of Pacific Bird Life (that was co-designed with Robert Cushman Murphy, Museum curator and ornithologist). This collection...
Dates: 1925-1935

Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A451-.A452
Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1899-1902)

George Newbold Lawrence correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .L39
Scope and Contents The George Newbold Lawrence Correspondence collection consists almost completely of handwritten, signed letters received by Lawrence from other ornithologists and naturalists from the United States and Europe discussing the classification of birds and the exchange of bird skins. Some of the folders contain drafts or copies of Lawrence's replies. While there is a small number of official letters from institutions, almost all of the letters are from individuals. In addition to 228 documents...
Dates: 1847-1894; Majority of material found within 1865-1894

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Names
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 3
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 3
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 3
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 3
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 3
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Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von, 1850-1915 2
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 2
Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 2
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 2
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916 2
Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929 2
Weyer, Edward Moffat, 1904-1998 2
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910 1
Allen, Arthur A. (Arthur Augustus), 1885-1964 1
American Museum of Natural History 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
Audubon, Maria R. (Maria Rebecca), 1843-1925 1
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Batchelder, Charles F. (Charles Foster), 1898-1973 1
Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914 1
Blanford, William Thomas, 1832-1905 1
Boston Society of Natural History 1
Brewster, William, 1851-1919 1
Brooklyn Museum 1
Buxton, N. G. (Norman G.) 1
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 1
Chapin Field Trip to the Eastern Congo (1953-1958) 1
Chapman, Clark R. 1
Cherrie Expedition to French Guiana (1902-1903) 1
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Cleckley, M. T. 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 1
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 1
Finsch, O. (Otto), 1839-1917 1
Gould, John, 1804-1881 1
Gratacap, L. P. (Louis Pope), 1851-1917 1
Gurney, John Henry, 1819-1890 1
Harding, W. A. 1
Hoesch, Walter 1
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 1
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 1
Lawrence, George N. (George Newbold), 1806-1895 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956 1
Mochi, Ugo, 1889-1977 1
National Association of Audubon Societies for the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals 1
New York Zoological Park 1
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
Pearson, T. Gilbert (Thomas Gilbert), 1873-1943 1
Pike, Nicholas, 1817-1905 1
Richardson, Jenness 1
Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929 1
Sage, Dean, Jr. 1
Sennett, George B. (George Burritt), 1840-1900 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Sheldon, William G. 1
Smith, Herbert H. (Herbert Huntington), 1851-1919 1
Smithsonian Institution 1
Tee-Van, John 1
Weber, Walter A. (Walter Alois), 1906-1979 1
Woodward, Anthony, d. 1915 1
Zeledón, José C. (José Cástulo), 1846-1923 1
Zoological Museum (Tring, England) 1
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