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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

Catalogue of birds in study collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn18
Scope and Contents

Catalogue of birds in the study collection at the American Museum of Natural History. Catalogue entries for each bird include museum number, original number, name, sex, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, dimensions, and remarks. The catalogue spans 47 volumes.

Dates: 1870s-2011

Catalogue of bones of birds in the American Museum of Natural History

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Identifier: Archives Orn16
Scope and Contents

Catalogue of bird bone specimens at the American Museum of Natural History. Entries for each specimen include museum number, original number, name, sex, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, character of specimen, and remarks. The catalogue spans one volume.

Dates: 1888-1982

Cecil Underwood collection

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Identifier: Archives Orn114
Scope and Contents

Notes and sketch map, Cecil Underwoods collecting localities in Honduras, list of birds, envelope of loose labels

Dates: 1940s

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]

Chapin file: African Collectors and Travelers

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Identifier: Archives Orn34
Scope and Contents

Collectors of birds, arranged alphabetically by collector's name. Some correspondence and some photographs.

Dates: mid-1800s-1970s

Chapin file: maps and localities (PT)

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Identifier: Archives Orn35
Scope and Contents

James Paul Chapin's maps (arranged alphabetically) and bibliography (arranged chronologically) pertianing to Old voyages to Congo.

Dates: 1904-1966

Chapin file: people of special interest

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Identifier: Archives Orn33
Scope and Contents

Hand written notes on people of special interest from American Museum Congo Expedition, Congo Independent State, and Congo Republic. Includes clippings, correspondence, biographical information, some photographs, including one 3-D photo and film.

Dates: 1940s-1960s

Chapin Kivu notes I, II, III file cards

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Identifier: Archives Orn38
Scope and Contents

Card file notes from James Paul Chapin's sojourn in the highlands west of Lake Kivu.

Dates: 1930s-1970s, undated

Chapman Award card files

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Identifier: Archives Orn25
Scope and Contents

Card files on research grant awardees. Also contains information on the research paper on grant funded research.

Dates: 1950s-1990s

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Department of Ornithology Archives 197
Research Library Special Collections 63
Division of Anthropology Archives 6
Department of Vertebrate Paleontology Archives 4
 
Subject
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Archives. 198
Field notes 46
Birds -- Catalogs and collections 26
Manuscript Collection 24
Department Records 22
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Scientific expeditions 14
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 11
Natural history museums -- New York (State) -- New York -- History 9
Archives Microfilm 8
Birds -- Pictorial works 7
Natural history museums -- New York (State) -- New York 7
Museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence 6
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Anthropology. Archives. 5
Natural history museum curators 5
Natural history museums -- Employees 5
Photographic Slide Collection 5
Birds -- Exhibitions 4
Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence 4
Museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence. 4
Natural history museums -- Educational aspects 4
North American Archaeology 4
Scientific expeditions -- South America 4
Administrative 3
Birds 3
Birds -- Classification 3
Education 3
Geologists -- United States -- Correspondence. 3
Mexico -- Antiquities. 3
Ornithologists -- Correspondence. 3
Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 3
Photograph 3
Art 2
B/W Print 2
Birds -- Photography 2
Birds -- South America -- Catalogs and collections. 2
Born-digital 2
Chiapas (Mexico) -- Antiquities 2
Chontal Indians -- Social life and customs. 2
Correspondence 2
Employee activities 2
Entomologists -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Film Collection 2
Fishes -- Research 2
Great Gull Island (N.Y.) 2
Human resources 2
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Antiquities. 2
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State) -- Antiquities. 2
Mammals -- Evolution. 2
Maps 2
Mexico -- Description and travel. 2
Moving Images 2
Museum exhibits 2
Natural history -- Asia, Central. 2
Natural history -- Exhibitions 2
Natural history -- Mexico. 2
Natural history museums -- Collection management 2
Natural history museums -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions. 2
Natural history museums -- United States 2
Natural history. 2
North American Ethnology 2
Oaxaca (Mexico : State) -- Antiquities 2
Ontogeny. 2
Papers/Records 2
Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions 2
Scientific expeditions -- Australia. 2
Scientific expeditions -- Mexico. 2
Africa 1
Ainu 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 1
Amynodontidae 1
Anatomists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Animals -- Classification 1
Animals -- Transportation 1
Anthropologists -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Apache 1
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (Tex.) 1
Archaeologists -- Mexico -- Correspondence. 1
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 1
Arizona 1
Arkansas 1
Artists 1
Asia, Central -- Description and travel. 1
Asia, Northern -- Description and travel. 1
Assiniboine 1
Audio-visual education -- New York (State) -- New York. 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Bimini Islands (Bahamas) 1
Birds -- Africa 1
Birds -- Anatomy 1
Birds -- Australia 1
Birds -- Bolivia -- Catalogs and collections 1
Birds -- Borneo 1
Birds -- Burma 1
Birds -- Collection and preservation 1
Birds -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Birds -- Ecuador -- Catalogs and collections 1
Birds -- Guyana 1
Birds -- Kenya 1
Birds -- Nests 1
Birds -- Peru 1
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Language
English 269
 
Names
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 75
American Museum of Natural History 41
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 15
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 9
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 8
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Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 7
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 6
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Education 5
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 4
Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914 4
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 4
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 4
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 4
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 4
Short, Lester L. 4
Sternfeld, Ruth, d. 2007 4
Vernay, Arthur Stannard, 1877-1960 4
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 3
American Museum of Natural History. Photo Studio 3
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 3
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 3
Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, 1874-1927 3
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 3
Miller, Leo E. (Leo Edward), 1887-1952 3
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 3
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 3
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 3
Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition (1913-1914) 3
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 3
Tate, G. H. H. (George Henry Hamilton), 1894-1953 3
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 2
Amadon, Dean 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Geology and Paleontology 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 2
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 2
Anthony, H. E. (Harold Elmer), 1890-1970 2
Archbold, Richard 2
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 2
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 2
Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Boyle, Howarth S. 2
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 2
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 2
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 2
Chapin-Edson Congo Expedition (1930-1931) 2
Chapman South American Expedition (1st : 1912-1913) 2
Chubb, S. Harmsted (Samuel Harmsted), 1863-1949 2
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 2
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 2
Collins-Day Expedition to South America (1915) 2
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 2
Dickerman, Robert William, 1926- 2
Dutcher, William, 1846-1920 2
Goodwin, George Gilbert 2
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 2
Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993 2
Hayden, Karen C. 2
Lawrence, George N. (George Newbold), 1806-1895 2
Lerner Marine Laboratory 2
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 2
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 2
MacDougall, Thomas 2
Macmillan, Lindsay 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Miller South American Expedition (1914-1915) 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Morden-Graves North Asiatic Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1929-1930) 2
Naumburg, Elsie M. B. (Elsie Margaret Binger), 1880-1953 2
Nicholson, Thomas D. 2
Oliver, James A. (James Arthur), 1914-1981 2
Partridge, William L. 2
Richardson, William B. 2
Rowley, J. Stuart 2
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 2
Smith, Herbert H. (Herbert Huntington), 1851-1919 2
South American Ornithology Expedition (1912-1913) 2
Steere, Joseph Beal, 1842-1940 2
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 2
Trimm, H. Wayne 2
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 2
Wilson, Steven C. 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
Albatross Expedition (1911) 1
Allen, Arthur A. (Arthur Augustus), 1885-1964 1
Allen, Glover M. (Glover Morrill), 1879-1942 1
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 1
American Museum of Natural History Ornithological Expedition (1988) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Communications. Editorial 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Exhibition 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Herpetology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Insects and Spiders 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Public Instruction 1
American Museum of Natural History. Frick Laboratories 1
American Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs 1
American Museum of Natural History. Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
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