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Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A54
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Andrews' correspondence, manuscripts, and transcripts of Andrews' broadcasts and talks from 1934 to1944. It also contains one folder of family and biographical documents and newspaper clippings received from Charles Gallenkamp, Andrews' biographer, in 1990. The majority of the administrative papers' correspondence concerns requests for speaking engagements about Andrews' explorations, requests for articles, and letters from the public and from companies...
Dates: 1920-1947; Majority of material found within 1934-1944

Second Asiatic Expedition field photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .A852
Content Description

500 black and white photographic prints mounted on cards with captions on verso.

Dates: 1918-1919

The Central Asiatic Expeditions : fauna

 Collection
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]

Central Asiatic Expeditions : fossils and artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 147
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The film records the paleontological finds of the expedition. The most important is shown first: the discovery of the "perfect dozen" nest of dinosaur eggs by George Olsen, paleontologist, at the Flaming Cliffs of Shabarakh Usu in the Gobi Desert. Bones of Baluchitherium, one of the largest land mammals, a hornless relative of today's rhinoceros, and Embolitherium, an Oligocene mammal, are also seen being...
Dates: 1925

Central Asiatic Expeditions : maps, staff and transportation

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 148
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The film opens with animated maps tracing the routes of the expeditions. Members of the expedition staff are introduced as they work in the field: Roy Chapman Andrews, leader; Walter Granger, chief paleontologist; Albert Thomson, assistant paleontologist; Leslie Erskine Spock, geologist; Alonzo W. Pond, archaeologist; and Captain W. P. T. Hill, topographer. The next segment shows the problems the expedition...
Dates: 1922-1928

The Central Asiatic Expeditions : Peking

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 150
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. Film brought from the U.S. was intended for recording the expedition, but some precious film was used to photograph Peking (now Beijing), the site of the expedition's headquarters. Because of the need to conserve film, this film is choppy, but provides a record of the city in the 1920s. The varied modes of transport are shown: trolleys, ox carts, sedan chairs, rickshaws, camels, wheelbarrows, horsedrawn...
Dates: 1922-1928

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C446
Scope and Contents This collection is a record of the Museum’s explorations undertaken during the 1920s in the Gobi Desert under the leadership of Roy Chapman Andrews. A list of the men who participated in the CAE can be culled from the expeditions’ letterheads used by museum personnel in New York. All but three of the men cited on these letterheads are represented here. Those not found are Mont Reid, a physician, James Wang, an interpreter and G. Horwath of motor transport. The variety of other correspondents...
Dates: 1916-1940; Majority of material found within 1921-1933

Exploration tales for soldiers and sailors : YMCA lecture series. [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #56
Dates: 1917 - 1919

[Field books of the Third Asiatic Expedition] : [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #42
Dates: 1922 - 1930

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

 Collection
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

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Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 8
Film Collection 5
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Manuscript Collection 4
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Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Description and travel 2
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Discovery and exploration. 2
Mongolia -- Description and travel 2
Mongolia -- Discovery and exploration. 2
Paleontologists -- Correspondence 2
Paleontology -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 2
Scientific expeditions 2
Scientific expeditions -- Asia, Central 2
Scientific expeditions -- Mongolia 2
Animals -- Classification 1
Asia, Central -- Discovery and exploration. 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Beijing (China) -- Description and travel 1
Explorers -- Travel. 1
Extinct mammals -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Geology -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Ichthyologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Khalkha (Mongolian people) 1
Mammals -- Evolution. 1
Mongolia -- Antiquities 1
Mongols -- Dwellings 1
Museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence. 1
Natural history -- Asia, Central. 1
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 1
Neolithic period -- Mongolia 1
New Zealand -- Description and travel. 1
Ontogeny. 1
Paleontologists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Paleontology -- China. 1
Paleontology -- Mongolia. 1
Paleontology -- Research -- History. 1
Photographic Print Collection 1
Primates -- Evolution. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Africa. 1
Scientific expeditions -- Australia. 1
Scientific expeditions -- China 1
Scientific expeditions -- Mongolia. 1
Transvaal (South Africa) -- Description and travel. 1
Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) -- Description and travel 1
Vertebrates, Fossil 1
Vertebrates, Fossil -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Voyages and travels 1
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American Museum of Natural History 12
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 9
Shackelford, James B. 6
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 5
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 4
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Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 3
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 3
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 3
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 3
Olsen, George, d. 1939 3
Asiatic Expedition (2nd : 1918-1919) 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 2
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 2
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 2
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 2
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 2
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 2
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 1
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 1
American Museum of Natural History. Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
Andrews, Yvette Borup 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Baynes, Ernest Harold, 1868-1925 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 1
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 1
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Johnson, J. M. (Mr.) 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Morden, Irene 1
National War Work Council, Y.M.C.A. of the United States 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 1
Pond, Alonzo William, 1894-1986 1
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 1
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 1
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 1
Wang, Haoting 1
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 1
Wilkins, George H., Sir (George Hubert), 1888-1958 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
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