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Catalogue of birds in exhibition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn17
Scope and Contents

Catalogue of birds in the exhibition collection at the American Museum of Natural History. Entries for each bird include museum number, original number, name, sex and age, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, dimensions, and remarks. The catalogue spans two volumes and was originally begun by Edgar A. Mearns during the period 1883-1884. Information in the volumes spans 1812-1994.

Dates: 1883-1994

Craig Morris exhibition records, 1995-2004

 Collection
Identifier: DR 167
Abstract

Consists of administrative files, exhibitions executed, exhibitions proposed and exhibition-related files. All the papers in this collection, including those in the administrative files, are connected to AMNH exhibitions - whether executed, under consideration or proposed to Morris when he was Associate Dean of Science for Exhibition.

Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1999-2002).

Cuba: Nature of an Island exhibition photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 103E
Scope and Contents

Views of the temporary exhibition Cuba: Nature of an Island, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1993. Akeley Gallery.

Dates: 1993

Department of Ornithology exhibits collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn6
Scope and Contents

Files on temporary exhibits, bird halls, bird department specimens in other halls, budgets, documents pertaining to construction and display, meeting notes, and photographs.

Dates: 1940s-1980s, undated

Discovery Room

 Collection
Identifier: EXH.022
Dates: 1990-2002

Fourth Floor Fossil Hall Renovation, Final Documentation of the Interpretive System

 Collection
Identifier: DR 033
Scope and content Consists of eleven oversize binders and three spiral bound volumes for the final documentation of the museum's fourth floor renovation completed in the 1990s, prepared by Ralph Appelbaum Associates Incorporated (RAA). The final documentation of the interpretive system covers all fossil exhibitions: The Halls of Saurischian and Ornithischian Dinosaurs, the Lila Acheson Wallace Wing of Mammals and Their Extinct Relatives, which includes the Hall of Primitive Mammals and the Paul and Irma...
Dates: 1992-1996

Francis Lee Jaques photographic slides of paintings

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 89D
Scope and Contents Slides of paintings shown in the temporary exhibition Francis Lee Jaques: Artist and Naturalist, held at the American Museum of Natural History, September 1983-January 1984. Paintings include "Golden Twilight: Baldpates" "Egrets in Cypress Swamp" "The Road West" "Morrissey and Glaucous Gulls" "Wings Across the Sky" "Caribou on Ice" "Eiders Offshore" "The Old West Passes" and others. The exhibition was organized by the James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota,...
Dates: undated

Materials from "Plates from Audubon Birds of America" exhibition

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn195
Scope and Contents

B/W photographs, copies of copperplate bird images, paper rolls with drawings, "Plates from Audubon birds of America" exhibition display poster.

Dates: undated

William Diller Matthew papers

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

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