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Lerner Marine Laboratory papers

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Identifier: DR 088-089
Scope and Contents The Lerner Marine Laboratory (LML) collection at the American Museum of Natural History contains documents, photographs, and clippings documenting the history of the lab from 1947-1977. Important elements of the collection include correspondence to and from key staff members; files on conferences, symposiums, meetings, and ceremonies; information about financial contributors; general paperwork; photographs of the lab, employees, and visitors; publicity documents and correspondence regarding...
Dates: 1947-1977; Majority of material found within 1948-1975

Frank E. Lutz collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .L88
Scope and content The collection consists of three boxes of handwritten notes and notebooks, typescripts, correspondence and publications, with accompanying photoprints, most relating to Lutz's research, with a few personal items. Box 2 contains three 78 rpm recordings of insect and frog sounds. The bulk of the research notes involve Lutz's work on insect sounds, primarily those of grasshoppers and crickets, with some of bees and frogs; and of his experiments with ultraviolet patterns in butterflies. Most of...
Dates: 1915-1938; Majority of material found within 1933-1938

Malcolm Arth collection, 1939-1965

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Identifier: DR 051
Scope and content

Flyers, programs for Museum public programs and lectures, education publications. Children's thank-you notes and drawings.

Dates: 1939 - 1965

William Diller Matthew papers

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Identifier: Mss .M338
Dates: 1922-1926; Majority of material found within ( 1925-1926)

Walter F. Meister papers

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Identifier: DR 124
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Meister's administrative papers from 1952 through 1967, including correspondence, budget reports from the various scientific departments, contracts for research projects, and records of bequests and grants. Most of the documents are typewritten, and many are photocopies or carbon copies. Among the topics covered are research grants made by the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Fund and the Frank M. Chapman Memorial Fund; proposals for research at the Lerner Marine...
Dates: 1952-1967

Men of science

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 212
Scope and Contents This film introduces the scientists, technicians, artists, and their work at the AMNH in 1938. It was made by AMNH photographer Charles H. Coles and is narrated by Charles Russell, curator of the Department of Education. Though mostly filmed at the museum, scenes from AMNH expeditions are included to show the relationship between the work-in-the-field and at the museum. The film opens with a view of the exterior of the museum and a general introduction. William H. Barton, of the AMNH-Hayden...
Dates: 1938

National Center for Science Literacy, Education and Technology (NCSLET) retired Curriculum Collections

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Identifier: MA2022-004
Scope and Contents

This collection contains curriculum material that has been retired from the AMNH website. The curricula were designed for educators, students and families and includes activities, readings, and other content related to varied science subjects. They are arranged in their original subject groupings as curriculum sets.

Dates: Existence: 1998-2015

James Arthur Oliver papers

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Identifier: DR 125-125A
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of administrative papers from the years 1959-1969 when Oliver was director of the AMNH. The files were arranged arranged alphabetically by subject, most likely by Oliver's secretary, and have been kept in their original order. A typewritten Guide to the file cabinet was found in box 1. Some miscellaneous files from the last box were interfiled. Most of the material is typewritten or printed matter, but there is a handwritten signed letter from explorer Roy...
Dates: 1940-1972

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Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 3
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Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
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Oliver, James A. (James Arthur), 1914-1981 2
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Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 1
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Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 1
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