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Central Asiatic Expeditions : fossils and artifacts

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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...

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...

The Central Asiatic Expeditions : Peking

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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 carriages,...

Central Asiatic Expeditions copy slides, 1966.

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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.

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

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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...

Cerro de la Neblina Expedition photographic slides

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Identifier: PSC 1
Scope and Contents Field photographs from the 1984-1985 Cerro de la Neblina expedition. Includes one slide from Amazonas, Rio Mavaca Base Camp, March 1989.

Crocker Land Expedition field photographs

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Identifier: PPC .C76
Scope and Content Note This collection is a small subset of copies of prints from the larger Photographic Collection no. 14 – Crocker Land Expedition field photographs. The photographs in this collection are individually sleeved and arranged in four series. Folder 1 consists of 4 photographs that were taken prior to departure for the Arctic and include images of the S.S. “Diana” in the Brooklyn Navy Yard and group portraits of the expedition team.Folder 2 is divided into two sets. The first...

Department of Animal Behavior papers

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Identifier: DR 064
Scope and content Unprocessed material including financial records, annual reports, exhibition information and exhibition plans, science policy, scientific council, NIH, Natural History Magazine.

Department of Entomology notebooks, circa 1920-1986

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Identifier: DR 068
Scope and content Field notes, drawings, photographs, negatives, publications, maps from excursions. Photographs are attached to paper in binders. Notebooks and correspondence from the Department of Entomology. Several containers labeled "Crosby and Bishop".

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American Museum of Natural History 31
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 13
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 12
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 10
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 7
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Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 7
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 6
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 6
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 6
Shackelford, James B. 6
American Museum of Natural History. Photo Studio 5
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 5
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 5
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 4
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 4
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 3
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 3
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 3
Asiatic Expedition (2nd : 1918-1919) 3
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 3
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 3
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 3
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 3
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 3
Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 3
Legendre Indochina Expedition (1931-1932) 3
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 3
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 3
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 3
Olsen, George, d. 1939 3
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885 3
Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition (1913-1914) 3
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 3
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 3
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
Archbold Expeditions 2
Archbold, Richard 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
Chapman South American Expedition (1st : 1912-1913) 2
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 2
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 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
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 2
Eyerdam, Walter J. (Walter Jakob), 1892-1974 2
France (Schooner) 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
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 2
MacDougall, Thomas 2
Miller South American Expedition (1914-1915) 2
Miller, Leo E. (Leo Edward), 1887-1952 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
Quayle, Ernest H., 1891-1956 2
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 2
Richardson, William B. 2
Sage West China Expedition (1934) 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 2
South American Ornithology Expedition (1912-1913) 2
Sternfeld, Ruth, d. 2007 2
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 2
Thomas, Oldfield, 1858-1929 2
Van Deusen, Hobart M. 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
Albatross Expedition (1911) 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 Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 1
American Museum of Natural History. Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
Anthony, H. E. (Harold Elmer), 1890-1970 1
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