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Alfred Russel Wallace correspondence, 1890-1914.

Identifier: Mss .W3551
Dates: 1890 - 1914

Audubon family correspondence, 1846 Nov. 17-1942 Jan. 28

Identifier: Mss .A93
Dates: (bulk 1898-1914).

Ernest Thompson Seton collection

Identifier: Mss .S41-.S42
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of unprocessed material: letters, papers, photographs and sheet music. According to biographical information, Seton's friends while working at the AMNH included ornithologist Frank M. Chapman; William T. Hornaday, the first director of the New York Zoological Park; and zoologist Elliott Coues.

Dates: 1879-1946

Edgar A. Mearns correspondence, 1883-1915

Identifier: Mss .M43
Scope and Contents

The collection consists entirely of photocopies of handwritten letters. The first letter, dated May 17, 1883, is from Albert S. Bickmore, founder and superintendent of the AMNH, concerning Mearns's proposed donation of a collection of birds. The second letter is from curator J.A. Allen, discussing details of the specimens. Other correspondents include James P. Chapin, Frank M. Chapman, L.P. Gratacap, C. Hart Merriam, Jenness Richardson and Anthony Woodward.

Dates: 1883-1915