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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.
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...
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...
Identifier: VPA 29
Scope and Contents Department of Vertebrate Paleontology photo collection. Includes photo album presented to H. F. Osborn, Walter Granger scrapbook, newspaper clipping collection, and catalog of negatives. Catalog of negatives is an album containing negative numbers listed below a consecutive numbering of specimens. Includes name and description of specimen and in many instances also the AM (American Museum) number and also some items are followed by Anderson or Thomson or Fulda. An alphabetical arrangement of...
American Museum of Natural History, Division of Paleontology records of expeditions, collections, purchases, gifts, and specimen lists
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,...
Identifier: VPA 28
Scope and Contents After Morris F. Skinner died in Ainsworth, Nebraska in 1989, his wife, Marie, brought together all the photographs and negatives remaining in their home and deposited them in the Museum archives. The photographs have been arranged in individual envelopes by date with short descriptions in five boxes. Contains photographs from the field.