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Alonzo William Pond collection, 1924-1972.

Identifier: Mss .P66

Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

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

Second Asiatic Expedition field photographs

Identifier: PPC .A852
Content Description

500 black and white photographic prints mounted on cards with captions on verso.

Dates: 1918-1919

Frederick B. Butler collection on the 1925 field season of the Third Asiatic Expedition

Identifier: Mss .B88
Scope and Contents This collection contains field notes written by Butler during the 1925 field season (April 11-August 20) of the Third Asiatic Expedition. It also contains a typed diary detailing his experiences in Mongolia and discussing expedition staff members. Correspondences include letters to and from Butler and his wife in Tianjin (Tientsin), China, and official correspondences. Also included are various lectures ("Speech to the Algonquin Club. Boston, Dec. 7, 1926"; "Expedition lecture with...
Dates: 1924-1927; Majority of material found within 1925-1926

CAE II 100th Anniversary Rephotography Mission Image collection

Identifier: MA.2021.010
Content Description Images and progress reporting produced by J. Kelly Cluer and M. Saandar during the CAE II 100th Anniversary Rephotography Mission project. Bulk of the material is born-digital, with the exception of some analog poster-sized printouts of comparison shots. Material includes original rephotographs, compiled images in pdf format comparing the historic photograph with the rephotograph, powerpoint presentations and a progress report. AMNH Research Library collection images from the Second Asiatic...
Dates: 2016-2020

Central Asiatic Expeditions copy slides, 1966.

Identifier: PSC 164

Photographic copy slides made from the original hand-colored lantern slides. Field photographs from the Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930). Images of Mongolian people and landscape, fossil beds where dinosaur eggs were found and scenes from traveling on land. Places include Mongolia, Tibet, China and Gobi Desert.

Dates: 1966

The Central Asiatic Expeditions : fauna

Identifier: Film Collection no. 146
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The expedition collected zoological specimens throughout Mongolia, but the main collecting was done in the Gobi Desert. This film shows some of the animals that were collected for scientific purposes, as well as those kept as pets. The animals collected includes swans, nightjars, ruddy shelducks, grebes, ducks, gazelles, wild asses, and jerboas. Next are seen the animals "kept" by members of the expedition: an...
Dates: [1921-1930]

Central Asiatic Expeditions : fossils and artifacts

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

Central Asiatic Expeditions : maps, staff and transportation

Identifier: Film Collection no. 148
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The film opens with animated maps tracing the routes of the expeditions. Members of the expedition staff are introduced as they work in the field: Roy Chapman Andrews, leader; Walter Granger, chief paleontologist; Albert Thomson, assistant paleontologist; Leslie Erskine Spock, geologist; Alonzo W. Pond, archaeologist; and Captain W. P. T. Hill, topographer. The next segment shows the problems the expedition...
Dates: 1922-1928

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

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

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Young, John McKenzie 3
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 2
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 2
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 2
Photo Studio 2
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Allen, Glover M. (Glover Morrill), 1879-1942 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 1
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Andrews, Yvette Borup 1
Archbold, Richard 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Bird, Junius Bouton, 1907-1982 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Butler, Frederick B. 1
CAE II 100th Anniversary Rephotography Mission 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
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Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
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Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
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Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
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Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
McKenna, Malcolm C. 1
Mission Zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar (1929-1931) 1
Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947) 1
Morden African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1953) 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
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Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 1
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