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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

Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919

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

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

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  • Subject: Birds X
  • Repository: Research Library Special Collections X
  • Names: American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy X

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Birds -- Classification 2
Birds -- Collection and preservation 2
Mammals -- Classification 2
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Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 2
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 2
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 2
Allen, Arthur A. (Arthur Augustus), 1885-1964 1