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Exhibition Tools and Materials

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Identifier: Mem 308
Scope and Contents Since its inception in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History had exhibitions related to the natural world, human cultures, and the universe. The habitat dioramas are predominantly featured in the Museum, with the first appearing in the late 1800s. A combination of distinct methods and tools was used to create the background, foreground, and taxidermy specimens that compose these exhibits, which improved with the advancement of technology and new knowledge.The exhibition...
Dates: Usage: circa 1887-1990s

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

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Animals -- Classification 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
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Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
American Museum of Natural History 1
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 1