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Albert S. Bickmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B5351- .B5358
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, reports, newspaper clippings and photocopies of journal articles, photographs of Bickmore, and one drawing. The bulk of Bickmore's papers (32 boxes) consists of correspondence, mostly typewritten, relating to his work as superintendent of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) and curator of the Dept. of Public Education. Additional material consists of handwritten diaries from Bickmore's travels; the typescript of his...
Dates: 1854-1914; Majority of material found within ( 1865-1903)

The Burden East Indian Expedition

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 20
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Burden East Indian Expedition to Malaysia, 1926. William Douglas Burden, AMNH trustee, his wife Katharine, and a small expedition team traveled to the East Indies to study the fauna of the region, and especially to film and capture the rare lizards Varanus komodoensis found on Komodo Island, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands. These lizards are commonly known as "Komodo dragons," and can grow to a length of ten feet and weigh up to 250 pounds. The film begins with the...
Dates: 1926

Jared Iwanski photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 310
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Poland, Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. Includes people, landscape, and village scenes.

Dates: 1991-1993

Philip Hanson Hiss photographic slide collection of world travel, part 1 of 2, circa 1937-1981

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Identifier: PSC 258-298
Scope and Contents Travel photography from around the world. 258. Haiti (circa 1937). 259. Java, Madeira, Bali (1939-1940). 260. Bali (1946). 261-264. Bahamas (1947-1948). Box 8. Havana and Veradero Beach, Cuba; Port Antonio and Montego Bay, Jamaica (1953). 266. Mexico (1959). 267. Puerto Rico (1964). 268. St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (1964). Box 12. Morocco (1969). 270. Greece (1969). 271-275. "Round the World" Asia; Pacific (1976). 276-284. Brazil, Mexico, and the United States (1977). 285-286. Europe and...
Dates: 1937 - 1981

Rams of the rimrock ; Brontosaurus ; Trance and dance in Bali

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 27
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Rams of the Rimrock. Harold E. Anthony, AMNH mammalogist, introduces the first segment of this program while standing in front of the bighorn sheep diorama in the museum's Hall of North American Mammals and discusses the courtship behavior of the rams. This film, made by naturalist and AMNH lecturer Cleveland Grant, depicts the animals in head-on collisions fighting for mates. These rams have been known to fight for days over one female. SEGMENT 2: Brontosaurus. Shot in the Hall...
Dates: 1953

Sarah Dietz slide photographic slide collection, 1960-1990.

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Identifier: PSC 591-610
Abstract Photographs taken around the world to accompany Sarah Dietz's lectures. Rehoused in 20 boxes in its original order. 591. China. 592. South Africa, China, Burma. 593. Indonesia, Mongolia. 594. China. 595. Ethiopia, India #1. 596. India #2. 597. Fiji, New Zealand, Australia. 598. Australia. 599. Arizona, Galapagos, Russia, Tanzania, Ethiopia. 600. Italy, Solomon Islands, Great Barrier Reef. 601. Thailand, Central Asia, Japan. 602. India, Great Rivers, Vietnam. 603. Java, Iran. 604. Madagascar,...
Dates: 1960-1990

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