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Central Asiatic Expeditions : fossils and artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 147
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The film records the paleontological finds of the expedition. The most important is shown first: the discovery of the "perfect dozen" nest of dinosaur eggs by George Olsen, paleontologist, at the Flaming Cliffs of Shabarakh Usu in the Gobi Desert. Bones of Baluchitherium, one of the largest land mammals, a hornless relative of today's rhinoceros, and Embolitherium, an Oligocene mammal, are also seen being...
Dates: 1925

Diaries: [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #15-23
Dates: Majority of material found within 1907-1948

William King Gregory papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .G7441
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative, scientific, academic and personal papers, and correspondence. Papers include Gregory's general correspondence with universities, colleges and scientists about his research topics and publications; correspondence with museums about purchasing replicas of fossils; and with students seeking employement. Other papers include lecture notes prepared for zoology classes emphasizing evolution, 1925-1926 and 1939; and manuscripts and notes for his...
Dates: 1889-1948; Majority of material found within 1906-1948

Edmund Heller diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .H45
Scope and Contents The diary is dated from October 9, 1917 to January 12, 1918, with undated addenda and address lists. It contains Heller’s personal reflections and daily activities on his solo return trip from the First Asiatic Zoological Expedition. He discusses the sites and architecture, the flora and weather, as well as the culture and his impressions of the people of each country. He writes of goods for sale, with a particular interest in lantern slides and fur-skinned merchandise. Many of his...
Dates: October 9, 1917-January 12, 1918

Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A451-.A452
Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1899-1902)

The Captain Marshall Field Brazilian expedition

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 23
Scope and Contents Filmed during the Captain Marshall Field Brazilian Expedition to Brazil, 1926. This film record of the Field Museum of Natural History's 1926 Brazilian expedition, financed and led by Captain Marshall Field, presents expedition life as stylish and romantic. To enhance the mood, colored film stock was used intermittently, especially blue-green for waterways. The perseverance of the scientists in the face of difficulties encountered while collecting in the field is minimized; instead, the...
Dates: 1926

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Film Collection 2
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Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Beijing (China) 1
Birds -- Brazil -- Collection and preservation 1
Birds -- Classification 1
Birds -- Collection and preservation 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
Diaries 1
East Asia -- Description and travel 1
Extinct mammals -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Game protection -- United States 1
Honolulu (Hawaii) 1
Hunting -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Hunting guns 1
Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Mammals -- Brazil -- Collection and preservation 1
Mammals -- Classification 1
Mammals -- Evolution. 1
Mongolia -- Antiquities 1
Museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence. 1
Neolithic period -- Mongolia 1
New York (N.Y.) 1
New Zealand -- Description and travel. 1
Ontogeny. 1
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Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Paleontology -- Research -- History. 1
Paraguay River -- Description and travel 1
Primates -- Evolution. 1
Reptiles -- Brazil -- Collection and preservation 1
San Francisco (Calif.) 1
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Scientific expeditions -- Australia. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Brazil 1
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Seoul (Korea) 1
Shanghai (China) 1
Teresopolis (Brazil) 1
Tokyo (Japan) 1
Transvaal (South Africa) -- Description and travel. 1
Vertebrates, Fossil 1
Vertebrates, Fossil -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Voyages and travels 1
Yokohama-shi (Japan) 1
Zoologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
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Names
American Museum of Natural History 4
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 2
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 2
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 2
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 2
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Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 1
American Legion (Steamship) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 1
Asiatic Zoölogical Expedition (1st : 1916-1917) 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Buxton, N. G. (Norman G.) 1
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 1
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 1
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 1
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 1
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 1
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 1
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 1
Field Expedition to Brazil (1926) 1
Field Museum of Natural History 1
Field, Marshall, 1893-1956 1
Fleischmann-Clark, American Museum, Indo-China Expedition (1936) 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
Instituto Butantan 1
Ipyranga (Ship) 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 1
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 1
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 1
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956 1
Morden-Clark Asiatic Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926) 1
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 1
National Association of Audubon Societies for the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals 1
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
O'Donnell-Clark African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1931) 1
Olsen, George, d. 1939 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Pearson, T. Gilbert (Thomas Gilbert), 1873-1943 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Shackelford, James B. 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Smith, Herbert H. (Herbert Huntington), 1851-1919 1
Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
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