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E. Thomas Gilliard collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn190
Scope and Contents Expedition records including equipment lists, field notes, catalogs and journals for travel in New Guinea, British Guiana, New Britain, Venezuela, Nepal, Little Tobago, West Indies, Colorado, Canada, the Philippines and Colombia; manuscripts and notes for published and unpublished work; biographical and educational information and honors; press clippings; photographs, negatives and lantern slides; correspondence; newspaper clippings; personal papers; 8 volumes; bird lists; lecture notes;...
Dates: 1936-circa 1970s

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

Francis Lee Jaques field diaries and sketchbooks

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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

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

The Captain Marshall Field Brazilian expedition

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 23
Scope and Contents Filmed during the Captain Marshall Field Brazilian Expedition to Brazil, 1926. This film record of the Field Museum of Natural History's 1926 Brazilian expedition, financed and led by Captain Marshall Field, presents expedition life as stylish and romantic. To enhance the mood, colored film stock was used intermittently, especially blue-green for waterways. The perseverance of the scientists in the face of difficulties encountered while collecting in the field is minimized; instead, the...
Dates: 1926

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Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 2
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 2
Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929 2
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 1
American Legion (Steamship) 1
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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von, 1850-1915 1
Buxton, N. G. (Norman G.) 1
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 1
Chapman, Clark R. 1
Cherrie Expedition to French Guiana (1902-1903) 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 1
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 1
Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 1
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 1
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 1
Field Expedition to Brazil (1926) 1
Field, Marshall, 1893-1956 1
France (Schooner) 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993 1
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
Instituto Butantan 1
Ipyranga (Ship) 1
Iredale, Tom, 1880-1972 1
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 1
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 1
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 1
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 1
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956 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
Quayle, Ernest H., 1891-1956 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Smith, Herbert H. (Herbert Huntington), 1851-1919 1
Weyer, Edward Moffat, 1904-1998 1
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 1
Zoological Museum (Tring, England) 1
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