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James W. Atz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A89
Scope and Contents A portion of this collection consists of alphabetized correspondence between Dr. Atz and various professionals and organizations. Most of the letters are either personal in nature or related to research projects. There are also a number of publications, including articles, reprints, and journals. There are boxes dedicated to certain areas of research including oral brooding in cichlids, and one box of research-related items organized by species type. The material in the collection ranges...
Dates: 1949-2003; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Bashford Dean papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .D433-.D434
Abstract

Bashford Dean (1867-1928) was a teacher, ichthyologist, and armor scholar. As curator, he headed emergent departments at the American Museum of Natural History (Reptiles and Fishes, 1903-1910) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (curator, Arms and Armor, 1904-1912) in New York City. The Bashford Dean Papers primarily consists of correspondence and sketchbooks.

Dates: 1888-1961 and unknown; Majority of material found within 1901-1902

Latimeria (Coelacanth) at the American Museum of Natural History

 Collection
Identifier: DR 078
Summary

Thirteen folders of correspondence and reprints relating to the Coelacanth at the American Museum of Natural History, including discovery of five unborn pups.

Dates: 1962-1992

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  • Subject: Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence X
  • Subject: Fishes -- Research X
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