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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 Bernheim-Conant Expedition

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 14
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Bernheim-Conant Expedition to northern Africa, 1953-1954. This film is a good overall record of an expedition which covered 16,000 miles in northern Africa, showing Moslem architecture and the great variations in people and terrain of the region. Given the size of the Sahara Desert (roughly the size of the continental United States) and the people inhabiting it, attention is not focused on any one group. The expedition film was made partially due to the urging of Harry...
Dates: 1953-1954

Brief notes on a two months' African safari : Collecting the Desert Group for the American Museum of Natural History : typescripts [1935?, 1938?] / by William D. Campbell

 Item
Identifier: Mss .C36
Scope and content Typescripts recount two of Campbell's expeditions: to East Africa, Dec. 1934-Jan. 1935; and to the Dunqulah region of Sudan, Dec. 1937-1938(?); primarily to collect specimens for the AMNH. Both reports are undated, and the account for the Sudan expedition appears to be unfinished. The reports mention Campbell's associates and co-leaders: hunter and photographer Alfred J. Klein in East Africa, and hunter Major W.V.D. Dickinson in Sudan. The appendix to the report on the East African...
Dates: 1935 - 1938

CAE II 100th Anniversary Rephotography Mission Image collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.2021.010
Content Description Images and progress reporting produced by J. Kelly Cluer and M. Saandar during the CAE II 100th Anniversary Rephotography Mission project. Bulk of the material is born-digital, with the exception of some analog poster-sized printouts of comparison shots. Material includes original rephotographs, compiled images in pdf format comparing the historic photograph with the rephotograph, powerpoint presentations and a progress report. AMNH Research Library collection images from the Second Asiatic...
Dates: 2016-2020

T. Donald Carter field books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C376
Scope and Contents The collection includes diaries and field notebooks from the 1927-1928 Day Roraima Expedition, the 1931-1932 Legendre Indochina Expedition, and the 1934 Sage West China Expedition, as well as material on the 1946-1947 Rutherford African Expedition. There are also diaries labeled by location and year(s): Costa Rica 1914; Abyssinia 1927-1929; Africa 1938; East Africa 1958; and Ungava, Québec 1953; and some yearly diaries. Carter participated in 27 expeditions in North and South America,...
Dates: 1910-1972

T. Donald Carter photographic print collection

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .C37
Scope and Contents

The T. Donald Carter photo print collection includes prints from his AMNH expeditions to Roraima, Indo-China, West China and Abyssinia. Also included are two boxes of personal and family photographs. Some of the images are captioned on the verso. Personal and family photographs which were mounted may have descriptive captions on the back.

Dates: 1927-1934

Central Asiatic Expeditions copy slides, 1966.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 164
Abstract

Photographic copy slides made from the original hand-colored lantern slides. Field photographs from the Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930). Images of Mongolian people and landscape, fossil beds where dinosaur eggs were found and scenes from traveling on land. Places include Mongolia, Tibet, China and Gobi Desert.

Dates: 1966

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

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American Museum of Natural History 30
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 13
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 12
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 6
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 6
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Shackelford, James B. 6
American Museum of Natural History. Photo Studio 5
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 5
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 4
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 4
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 4
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 3
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 3
Asiatic Expedition (2nd : 1918-1919) 3
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 3
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 3
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 3
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 3
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 3
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 3
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 3
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 3
Olsen, George, d. 1939 3
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885 3
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 3
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 3
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 2
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Geology and Mineralogy 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 2
Andrews, Yvette Borup 2
Asiatic Zoölogical Expedition (1st : 1916-1917) 2
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 2
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 2
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 2
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 2
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 2
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 2
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 2
Day Roraima Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1927-1928) 2
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939 2
Hovey, Edmund Otis, 1862-1924 2
Hyman, Libbie Henrietta, 1888-1969 2
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 2
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 2
Legendre Indochina Expedition (1931-1932) 2
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
MacDougall, Thomas 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Morden, Irene 2
National War Work Council, Y.M.C.A. of the United States 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
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 2
Sage West China Expedition (1934) 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley African Expedition to the Belgian Congo of the American Museum of Natural History (1921-1922) 1
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 1
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 1
Allen, Jerome Lee 1
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Legion (Steamship) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Council of the Scientific Staff 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Animal Behavior 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Education 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
Archbold Expedition to Arizona (1940) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (1st : 1933-1934) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (2nd : 1936-1937) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (3rd : 1938-1939) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (4th : 1953) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (5th : 1956-1957) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (6th : 1959) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (7th : 1964) 1
Archbold Expeditions 1
Archbold, Richard 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Bangs, Outram, 1862-1932 1
Barrowclough, George F. 1
Baynes, Ernest Harold, 1868-1925 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Berlepsch, Hans Hermann Carl Ludwig, Graf von, 1850-1915 1
Bernheim, Claude 1
Bernheim, Danielle 1
Bernheim-Conant Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1953-1954) 1
Bishop, Sherman C. (Sherman Chauncey), 1887-1951 1
Brass, L. J. (Leonard J.) 1
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