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Barnum Brown papers

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Identifier: VPA 16a
Scope and Contents

Barnum Brown worked in nearly every geographical area of the world from the Arctic to the Antarctic, collecting specimens for the AMNH. He became famous for such specimens as Tyrannosaurus rex, Colossochelys atlas, and Probosuchus. Organized by the following subject arrangement: Personal, Correspondence, Expeditions, Scientific Writings, Mrs. Marion and Mrs. Lilian Brown, Dinosaur Materials. Includes 9 oversize packages including photos and scrapbooks. Includes field notes.

Dates: 1877-1963

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology collection of historic materials

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Identifier: VPA 10
Scope and Contents Various collections of historical materials from the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology have been gathered by different departmental members. The sources are unclear as well as the purposes. However, they have been inventoried and where appropriate, catalogued. This listing has been arranged more for suitability of storage than for relationship of the items. Box 1 contains 7 folders, including manuscripts, news articles, fossil pictures, cartoons, caricatures, and other miscellaneous...
Dates: 1898-1972

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Paleontology mounted photographs

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Identifier: VPA 55
Scope and Contents Mounted photos of specimens which have been filed according to Romer's Vertebrate Paleontology 3rd ed. A chart of the classification used is in the first drawer. The photos are identified by name and negative number, and also where applicable and known, the AMNH specimen number. Housed in two filing cabinents, four drawers of 1st cabinet and 1 1/2 drawer of 2nd cabinet (numbered 1-6). Additionally there are mounted photos in the second half of drawer 6 and drawer 7 filed under the following...
Dates: 1855-1959

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology photograph collection and scrapbooks

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Identifier: VPA 29
Scope and Contents Department of Vertebrate Paleontology Photo Collection is grouped into four subcollections that contain, in a range of sizes, photographic prints of field exploration, field localities, work culture and staff portraits, as well as photographic records of restorations and ariel views. Included in this Collection are oversized drawings and sketches, photo albums and scrapbooks. Some of the photos are mounted, others are arranged in alphabetical order in folders, or housed in envelops and...
Dates: 1895-1941

American Museum of Natural History, Division of Paleontology records of expeditions, collections, purchases, gifts, and specimen lists

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Identifier: VPA 43
Scope and Contents The Harold James Cook Memorial Collection of Fossil Mammals consists of photocopies of the Barbour-Cook correspondence from the letters at the University of Nebraska Archives and original correspondence and shipping lists with Morris F. Skinner who prepared the collection for shipping to AMNH. Also includes the John Collins Warren papers. Listings were made of various collections in the AMNH which were acquired through purchase or on expeditions of the Museum itself. The lists give dates,...
Dates: 1831-1963; 1968-1970

Morris F. Skinner photographs

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Identifier: VPA 28
Scope and Contents The Morris F. Skinner photo collection contains 5 boxes of photographs and negatives of images from the field. They are arranged in individual envelopes by date with short descriptions. The photographic material is a bequest from Marie Skinner following her husband’s death in 1989, whereupon the materials were assembled in Ainsworth, Nebraska, and deposited in the Vertebrate Paleontology Archives. In July 2004, the negatives were moved to the AMNH Research Library’s cold storage....
Dates: 1926-1991