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The Central Asiatic Expeditions : fauna

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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]

William King Gregory papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948)

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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

Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History Collection

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Identifier: Archives Orn60
Scope and Contents This collection contains bound volumes, notes, correspondence, photographs, log books and journals. The material has been arranged into three series. The collection is largely comprised of thirty-three Bound Volumes (Series I) that contain letters and journal entries written by the field researchers that participated in the Whitney South Sea Expedition. Many of these bound volumes store additional material including hand-drawn maps, specimen sketches, photographs and a few handwritten...
Dates: 1920-2007

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American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Archives. 1
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Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
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Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Bryan, E. H. (Edwin Horace), 1898-1985 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 1
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 1
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
Coultas, William F. 1
Curtis, Charles Cutler 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Drowne, Frederick P. 1
Eyerdam, Walter J. (Walter Jakob), 1892-1974 1
France (Schooner) 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Hamlin, Hannibal, 1904-1982 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Macmillan, Lindsay 1
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 1
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 1
Mook, Charles Craig, 1887-1966 1
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Quayle, Ernest H., 1891-1956 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Richards, Guy, 1905- 1
Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Shackelford, James B. 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Wang, Haoting 1
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
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