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Mary Jobe Akeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A342-.A344
Dates: 1859-1940

American Museum Congo Expedition correspondence, 1917-1920.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C661
Dates: 1917 - 1920

American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition field book on fish, 1909-1915.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A465
Abstract

Contains one field book titled "Fishes".

Dates: 1909 - 1915

Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A54
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Andrews' correspondence, manuscripts, and transcripts of Andrews' broadcasts and talks from 1934 to1944. It also contains one folder of family and biographical documents and newspaper clippings received from Charles Gallenkamp, Andrews' biographer, in 1990. The majority of the administrative papers' correspondence concerns requests for speaking engagements about Andrews' explorations, requests for articles, and letters from the public and from companies...
Dates: 1920-1947; Majority of material found within 1934-1944

Brief notes on a two months' African safari : Collecting the Desert Group for the American Museum of Natural History : typescripts [1935?, 1938?] / by William D. Campbell

 Item
Identifier: Mss .C36
Scope and content Typescripts recount two of Campbell's expeditions: to East Africa, Dec. 1934-Jan. 1935; and to the Dunqulah region of Sudan, Dec. 1937-1938(?); primarily to collect specimens for the AMNH. Both reports are undated, and the account for the Sudan expedition appears to be unfinished. The reports mention Campbell's associates and co-leaders: hunter and photographer Alfred J. Klein in East Africa, and hunter Major W.V.D. Dickinson in Sudan. The appendix to the report on the East African...
Dates: 1935 - 1938

T. Donald Carter field books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C376
Scope and Contents The collection includes diaries and field notebooks from the 1927-1928 Day Roraima Expedition, the 1931-1932 Legendre Indochina Expedition, and the 1934 Sage West China Expedition, as well as material on the 1946-1947 Rutherford African Expedition. There are also diaries labeled by location and year(s): Costa Rica 1914; Abyssinia 1927-1929; Africa 1938; East Africa 1958; and Ungava, Québec 1953; and some yearly diaries. Carter participated in 27 expeditions in North and South America,...
Dates: 1910-1972

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C446
Scope and Contents This collection is a record of the Museum’s explorations undertaken during the 1920s in the Gobi Desert under the leadership of Roy Chapman Andrews. A list of the men who participated in the CAE can be culled from the expeditions’ letterheads used by museum personnel in New York. All but three of the men cited on these letterheads are represented here. Those not found are Mont Reid, a physician, James Wang, an interpreter and G. Horwath of motor transport. The variety of other correspondents...
Dates: 1916-1940; Majority of material found within 1921-1933

American Museum of Natural History, Expedition to China correspondence

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Identifier: Mss .E973
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 16 folders of material, primarily typewritten correspondence (some carbon copies), relating to the planning, organization and progress of the Expedition to China. The majority of the letters are between Laufer and Franz Boas (a famed anthropologist who had formerly worked at AMNH and at the time was running the anthropology PhD. program at Columbia University), with Laufer supplying regular reports on his work to Boas, who disseminated and coordinated the...
Dates: 1900-1904; Majority of material found within 1901-1904

George K. Cherrie correspondence, 1902 Jan. 9, 1903 Apr. 11

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Identifier: Mss .C454
Scope and content The collection consists of two handwritten signed letters from Hartert, the first discussing Cherrie's collecting plans for an upcoming expedition to Cayenne, French Guiana, and the second evaluating the results. In the first letter, Hartert requests six specimens of every species of bird from Cayenne; eight of hummingbirds and swifts. Payment is discussed. Hartert says that Oldfield Thomas of the Natural History Museum (London, England) wants mammals from Cayenne, and stresses his own...
Dates: 1902 - 1903

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Scientific expeditions -- Africa. 2
Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions 2
Scientific expeditions -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 2
Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 2
Animals -- Classification 1
Animals -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Catalogs and collections 1
Animals -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Classification. 1
Anthropology -- China 1
Art, Chinese 1
Artists 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Beijing (China) 1
Bird banding 1
Birds -- Classification 1
Birds -- Collection and preservation 1
Birds -- Exhibitions 1
Birds -- French Guiana -- Cayenne. 1
Caves -- Virginia -- Luray 1
Chiapas (Mexico) -- Antiquities 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
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China -- Social life and customs 1
Chontal Indians -- Social life and customs. 1
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Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Discovery and exploration. 1
East Asia -- Description and travel 1
Ethnological expeditions -- China 1
Explorers -- Travel. 1
Explorers -- United States -- Biography 1
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Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Fishes -- Nile River Valley -- Phylogeny 1
Fishes -- Phylogeny 1
Game protection -- United States 1
Honolulu (Hawaii) 1
Hunting -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Hunting guns 1
Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
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Mammals -- Evolution. 1
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Mexico -- Antiquities. 1
Mexico -- Description and travel. 1
Moths -- Collection and preservation. 1
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Museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence. 1
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Ornithologists -- Correspondence. 1
Ornithologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Ornithology -- United States 1
Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Paleontology -- Research -- History. 1
Pelée, Mount (Martinique) -- Eruption, 1902 1
Phaethornis malaris. 1
Polypterus 1
Primates -- Evolution. 1
San Francisco (Calif.) 1
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 1
Scientific expeditions -- Africa, East. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Australia. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Canada, Western. 1
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Seoul (Korea) 1
Shanghai (China) 1
Soufrière (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) 1
Tokyo (Japan) 1
Transvaal (South Africa) -- Description and travel. 1
Vertebrates, Fossil 1
Women explorers -- United States -- Biography 1
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Zoologists -- Correspondence. 1
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Names
American Museum of Natural History 6
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 6
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 4
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 4
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 3
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Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 3
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 3
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 2
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 2
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 2
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 2
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 2
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 2
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 2
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 2
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 2
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 2
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley African Expedition to the Belgian Congo of the American Museum of Natural History (1921-1922) 1
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 1
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 1
Allen, Jerome Lee, 1891-1955 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
Asiatic Zoölogical Expedition (1st : 1916-1917) 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von, 1850-1915 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Buxton, N. G. (Norman G.) 1
Campbell, William Durant, 1907-1995 1
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 1
Chapman, Clark R. 1
Cherrie Expedition to French Guiana (1902-1903) 1
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Day Roraima Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1927-1928) 1
Department of Education 1
Department of Geology and Mineralogy 1
Department of Ichthyology 1
Dickinson, W. V. D. (William Vicris Digby), 1889-1948 1
Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 1
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 1
Ekblaw, W. Elmer (Walter Elmer), 1882-1949 1
Elliot, Daniel Giraud, 1835-1915 1
Field Museum of Natural History 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Harrington, Nathan Russell, 1870-1899 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937 1
Hovey, Edmund Otis, 1862-1924 1
Hunt, Reid, 1870-1948 1
Jacob H. Schiff Chinese Expedition (1901-1904) 1
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 1
Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902) 1
Klein, Alfred J. 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Laufer, Berthold, 1874-1934 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Legendre Indochina Expedition (1931-1932) 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
MacDougall, Thomas 1
Marsh-Darien Expedition (1924) 1
Martin Johnson African Expedition (2nd : 1924-1928) 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942 1
Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956 1
Mook, Charles Craig, 1887-1966 1
Morden, Irene 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
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