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Faunthorpe-Vernay Expedition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn184
Scope and Contents

Typed catalog of birds in the Vernay Collection from Siam, Tenasserim list of birds by species and quantity, photograph of Vernay in India.

Dates: 1923-1924

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

Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919

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

Lee Garnett Day Expedition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn136
Scope and Contents

Bird field catalog compiled by collectors G.H.H. Tate and T.D. Carter, correspondence

Dates: 1927-1928

Edgar A. Mearns correspondence, 1883-1915

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .M43
Scope and Contents

The collection consists entirely of photocopies of handwritten letters. The first letter, dated May 17, 1883, is from Albert S. Bickmore, founder and superintendent of the AMNH, concerning Mearns's proposed donation of a collection of birds. The second letter is from curator J.A. Allen, discussing details of the specimens. Other correspondents include James P. Chapin, Frank M. Chapman, L.P. Gratacap, C. Hart Merriam, Jenness Richardson and Anthony Woodward.

Dates: 1883-1915

Peru collecting localities

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn82
Scope and Contents

Notes on collecting localities in Peru.

Dates: 1919-1920

Phipps-Bradley Expedition catalog

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn81
Scope and Contents

Catalog of collection of species collected on Phipps-Bradley Expedition

Dates: 1933

Preparation Molds for Exhibits

 Collection
Identifier: Mem 306
Scope and Contents Molds for exhibits were created and used to prepare the models that compose the exhibits of the American Museum of Natural history, approximately from 1889 to the 1990s, first by the science departments and then by the Department of Exhibition and its different iterations. Models were meant to reproduce existing and extinct animal specimens, humans and cultural artifacts, insects and plant life. The types of mold that can be found in this grouping provide insight on the methods employed to...
Dates: Usage: circa 1889-1990s

Sage West China Expedition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn94
Scope and Contents

List of birds, notes and maps, letter from Dean Sage, catalogs of species, notes by Hugh Birckhead

Dates: 1934-1935

Steere Expedition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn106
Scope and Contents

List of birds and mammals collected by the Steere Expedition to the Philippines, with localities, and brief preliminary descriptions of supposed new species; list of syntypes in AMNH collection, Philippines, compiled by Richard Sloss in 1985

Dates: 1887-1888, 1985

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American Museum of Natural History 5
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 3
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 2
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 2
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 2
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Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 2
Rothschild, Lionel Walter Rothschild, Baron, 1868-1937 2
Steere, Joseph Beal, 1842-1940 2
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 1
Anthony, H. E. (Harold Elmer), 1890-1970 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914 1
Birckhead, Hugh 1
Buxton, N. G. (Norman G.) 1
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 1
Chapin Field Trip to the Eastern Congo (1953-1958) 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Day Roraima Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1927-1928) 1
Department of Anthropology 1
Department of Exhibition 1
Department of Herpetology 1
Department of Ichthyology 1
Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 1
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 1
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 1
Faunthorpe-Vernay Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1922-1923) 1
Gratacap, L. P. (Louis Pope), 1851-1917 1
Hall of Reptiles and Amphibians 1
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 1
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 1
Macmillan, Lindsay 1
Manuel, Canuto Guevarra, 1902- 1
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916 1
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956 1
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 1
National Association of Audubon Societies for the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals 1
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
Pearson, T. Gilbert (Thomas Gilbert), 1873-1943 1
Phipps-Bradley Expedition (1932-1933) 1
Richardson, Jenness 1
Sage West China Expedition (1934) 1
Sage, Dean, Jr. 1
Sloss, Richard 1
Smith, Herbert H. (Herbert Huntington), 1851-1919 1
Steere Expedition (1887-1888) 1
Tate, G. H. H. (George Henry Hamilton), 1894-1953 1
Taylor Sudan Expedition (1926-1927) 1
Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929 1
Uruguay Expedition (1959-1963) 1
Woodward, Anthony, d. 1915 1
Zoological Museum (Tring, England) 1
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