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Department of Vertebrate Paleontology correspondence

Identifier: VPA 105
Scope and Contents Department of Vertebrate Paleontology correspondence from 1887-1966, alphabetized by subject or author. Hundreds of scientists worldwide are represented by correspondence and include Alexander Agassiz, Glover M. Allen, Florentino Ameghino, Erwin H. Barbour, Franz Boas, Stephen F. Borhegyi, Robert Broom, Barnum Brown, Hermon C. Bumpus, Edwin H. Colbert, Thomas Alva Edison, Childs Frick, Walter Granger, William T. Gregory, Claude W. Hibbard, D.A. Hooijer, William T. Hornaday, Remington...
Dates: 1887-1966

E-news (PaleoCenter)

Identifier: EXH.025

Fourth Floor Fossil Hall Renovation, Final Documentation of the Interpretive System

Identifier: DR 033
Scope and content Consists of eleven oversize binders and three spiral bound volumes for the final documentation of the museum's fourth floor renovation completed in the 1990s, prepared by Ralph Appelbaum Associates Incorporated (RAA). The final documentation of the interpretive system covers all fossil exhibitions: The Halls of Saurischian and Ornithischian Dinosaurs, the Lila Acheson Wallace Wing of Mammals and Their Extinct Relatives, which includes the Hall of Primitive Mammals and the Paul and Irma...
Dates: 1992-1996

Frederick H. Pough photographic slide collection, 1948.

Identifier: PSC 410

Mostly photographs taken in Switzerland of wildflowers and glaciers. Includes a few images of fossils and limestone.

Dates: 1948

Photographic slides of fossils, undated.

Identifier: PSC 560

Photographs of fossilized matter including magnolia, sassafras, brachiopod in limestone, and invertebrates. One photograph is Tar Pool, Rancho La Brea, Los Angeles, California.

Dates: undated

[Prehistoric scenes] [art original] / [Rob Barber]

Identifier: Floor 6, Stack 6-38, shelf F-2
Scope and Contents

The paintings were made for the Wallach Orientation Center, which introduces visitors to the key concepts presented in the Museum's fossil halls: the Hall of Vertebrate Origins, the David H. Koch Dinosaur Wing, and the Lila Acheson Wallace Wing of Mammals and Their Extinct Relatives. The paintings were removed in September 2015 when the Museum began to renovate the Center. Paintings signed RJB or R; a few are dated in back.

Dates: 1995-1996

John C. Warren papers

Identifier: VPA 116
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials relating to the mastodon specimen bought by the museum from Dr. Warren's family in 1906. It consists of papers and illustrations. copies of correspondence between Warren and other researchers copies of pages from the Visitors' Book from the Warren Museum in Boston copy of a letter from Dr. Matthew sent to Frederic Augustus Lucas...
Dates: 1831-1963; 1968-1970; Majority of material found in 1831-1906

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Allen, Glover M. (Glover Morrill), 1879-1942 1
Altman, Jane 1
American Museum of Natural History. Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Orientation Center 1
Bakewell, Robert, approximately 1790- 1
Barber, Robert J. 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Butler, Robert N., 1927-2010 1
Carpenter, William Benjamin, 1813-1885 1
Clarke, Julia A. 1
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 1
Dingus, Lowell 1
Division of Paleontology 1
Ebel, Denton 1
Forster, Cathy 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gatesy, Stephen M. 1
Gordon, Jon W., 1949- 1
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 1
Harcourt-Smith, William 1
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
Johnson, Kirk R. 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Kunz, George Frederick, 1856-1932 1
Landman, Neil H. 1
Lockley, M. G. 1
MacPhee, R. D. E. 1
Maisey, John G. 1
Makovicky, Peter J. 1
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 1
McKenna, Malcolm C. 1
Mehling, Carl 1
Meng, Jin (Paleontologist) 1
Merriam, J. C. (John Clark), 1829- 1
Mook, Charles Craig, 1887-1966 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
Nichols, Rachel H. (Rachel Husband) 1
Norell, Mark 1
Novacek, Michael J. 1
Nutting, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1803?-1887 1
O'Leary, Maureen A. 1
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
Pough, Frederick H. 1
Rainforth, Emma 1
Ralph Appelbaum Associates 1
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865 1
Sampson, Scott D. 1
Schaeffer, Bobb, 1913-2004 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Sternfeld, Ruth, d. 2007 1
Stevens, Kent A. (Kent Allen) 1
Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856 1
Wortman, J. L. (Jacob Lawson), 1856-1926 1
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