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A Celebration of Birds: Louis Agassiz Fuertes and His Art photographic slides, 1983.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 89C
Abstract

Slides of artwork displayed in the temporary exhibition A Celebration of Birds: Louis Agassiz Fuertes and His Art, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1983.

Dates: 1983

Birds of Peru and northern Chile

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 17
Scope and Contents

In 1953 and 1954, Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist, filmed bird colonies of coastal Peru and Chile and the outlying islands. The bird colonies darken the barren landscape by their sheer numbers. Nests and fledglings are everywhere. There is also a sequence devoted to the extraction and exportation of guano. Penguins, boobies, cormorants, gulls, and terns are seen.

Dates: 1953-1954

Bottom of the world

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 18
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH South Georgia Island Expedition, 1912-1913. Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist, introduces this film; he presents a map of Antarctica and explains that he went to South Georgia in 1912 for the AMNH while a staff member of the Brooklyn Museum. In South Georgia's Cumberland Bay, a whaling station is filmed, as well as humpback whales swimming in the surrounding sea. Jolly penguins are shown and their life is described by Murphy. Also seen are Cape pigeons, sooty...
Dates: 1912-1913

C. Sibley photographic slides of birds, 1942.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 439
Abstract

Photographs of birds in nature taken by Mrs. C. Sibley.

Dates: 1942

Great Barrier Reef Expedition photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 250
Abstract

Field photographs of marine life and mammals in Australia, Great Barrier Reef Expedition, 1962. Includes birds, kangaroos, koalas, and underwater photographs of invertebrates and fish.

Dates: 1962-1965

James Chapin photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 321
Scope and Contents

Photographs from the Chapin Collection taken mostly in Africa, including Senegal, Belgian Congo, Rwanda, and a few photographs from the United States, including Carl Akeley's grave. Images of birds, birds' nests, flowering trees, indigenous people, colleagues, and family.

Dates: 1953-1958

National Academy of Science photographic slide collection of birds, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 374
Abstract

Images and paintings of birds in nature. Captions include bird names.

Dates: undated

Photographic slides of birds, circa 1940s-1960s.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 568
Abstract

Photographs of birds in nature and parks.

Dates: circa 1940s-1960s

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