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Alonzo William Pond collection, 1924-1972.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .P66
Dates: 1924 - 1972

Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A54
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Andrews' correspondence, manuscripts, and transcripts of Andrews' broadcasts and talks from 1934 to1944. It also contains one folder of family and biographical documents and newspaper clippings received from Charles Gallenkamp, Andrews' biographer, in 1990. The majority of the administrative papers' correspondence concerns requests for speaking engagements about Andrews' explorations, requests for articles, and letters from the public and from companies...
Dates: 1920-1947; Majority of material found within 1934-1944

Archaeological exploration in China

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 7
Scope and Contents Davidson Black, professor of anatomy at the Peking Union Medical College, conducted the first systematic excavations at Choukoutien, China, where the fossil remains of Peking Man had been discovered in 1926. This film illustrates the painstaking excavation activities, such as panning, scraping, digging, and brushing, carried on at Choukoutien under the direction of Black's successor, Franz Weidenreich, director of the Cenozoic Research Laboratory in Peking. Weidenreich compares a Peking Man...
Dates: [between 1935 and 1941]

Second Asiatic Expedition field photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .A852
Content Description

500 black and white photographic prints mounted on cards with captions on verso.

Dates: 1918-1919

Beyond the mountains of the red mist in Hainan

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 15
Scope and Contents Filmed during the Munroe-Clark-Smith Expedition to Hainan, 1937. This film was made by Jack Munroe, a friend of AMNH President Trubee Davison. Munroe asked Davison for official introductions, but the AMNH was not otherwise involved in the expedition. The film opens with a caption explaining that the pictures are the first ever taken of the Loi (i.e. Li) people of Hainan. A map of Hainan, an island in the South China Sea off the south coast of Kuangtung Province, follows and the expedition...
Dates: 1937

Frederick B. Butler collection on the 1925 field season of the Third Asiatic Expedition

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B88
Scope and Contents This collection contains field notes written by Butler during the 1925 field season (April 11-August 20) of the Third Asiatic Expedition. It also contains a typed diary detailing his experiences in Mongolia and discussing expedition staff members. Correspondences include letters to and from Butler and his wife in Tianjin (Tientsin), China, and official correspondences. Also included are various lectures ("Speech to the Algonquin Club. Boston, Dec. 7, 1926"; "Expedition lecture with...
Dates: 1924-1927; Majority of material found within 1925-1926

Central Asiatic Expeditions copy slides, 1966.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 164
Abstract

Photographic copy slides made from the original hand-colored lantern slides. Field photographs from the Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930). Images of Mongolian people and landscape, fossil beds where dinosaur eggs were found and scenes from traveling on land. Places include Mongolia, Tibet, China and Gobi Desert.

Dates: 1966

The Central Asiatic Expeditions : fauna

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 146
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The expedition collected zoological specimens throughout Mongolia, but the main collecting was done in the Gobi Desert. This film shows some of the animals that were collected for scientific purposes, as well as those kept as pets. The animals collected includes swans, nightjars, ruddy shelducks, grebes, ducks, gazelles, wild asses, and jerboas. Next are seen the animals "kept" by members of the expedition: an...
Dates: [1921-1930]

Central Asiatic Expeditions : fossils and artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 147
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The film records the paleontological finds of the expedition. The most important is shown first: the discovery of the "perfect dozen" nest of dinosaur eggs by George Olsen, paleontologist, at the Flaming Cliffs of Shabarakh Usu in the Gobi Desert. Bones of Baluchitherium, one of the largest land mammals, a hornless relative of today's rhinoceros, and Embolitherium, an Oligocene mammal, are also seen being...
Dates: 1925

Central Asiatic Expeditions : maps, staff and transportation

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 148
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The film opens with animated maps tracing the routes of the expeditions. Members of the expedition staff are introduced as they work in the field: Roy Chapman Andrews, leader; Walter Granger, chief paleontologist; Albert Thomson, assistant paleontologist; Leslie Erskine Spock, geologist; Alonzo W. Pond, archaeologist; and Captain W. P. T. Hill, topographer. The next segment shows the problems the expedition...
Dates: 1922-1928

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Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 13
American Museum of Natural History 11
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Shackelford, James B. 6
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 5
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Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 4
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 3
Olsen, George, d. 1939 3
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 3
Young, John McKenzie 3
Andrews, Yvette Borup 2
Asiatic Expedition (2nd : 1918-1919) 2
Asiatic Zoölogical Expedition (1st : 1916-1917) 2
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939 2
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Allen, Glover M. (Glover Morrill), 1879-1942 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Exhibition 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Photo Studio 1
American Museum of Natural History. Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Butler, Frederick B. 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Clark, Leonard 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 1
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Field Museum of Natural History 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Jacob H. Schiff Chinese Expedition (1901-1904) 1
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 1
Jia, Lanpo 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Laufer, Berthold, 1874-1934 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 1
Munroe-Clark-Smith Expedition to Hainan (1937) 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 1
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 1
Pond, Alonzo William, 1894-1986 1
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 1
Reeds, Chester A. (Chester Albert), 1882-1968 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 1
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 1
Wang, Haoting 1
Weidenreich, Franz, 1873-1948 1
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 1
Wilkins, George H., Sir (George Hubert), 1888-1958 1
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Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947 1
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