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Expedition: Treasures From 125 Years of Discovery exhibition photographic slides, circa 1995.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 157A
Abstract

Views of the temporary exhibition Expedition: Treasures From 125 Years of Discovery, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1995.

Dates: circa 1995

Explore21 Expedition to Papua New Guinea Image and Video Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MA.2022.003
Scope and Contents

Collection contains digital images and moving pictures captured by Paul Sweet during the 2014 Explore21 Expedition to Papua New Guinea. Content illustrates regular activities of expedition team.

Dates: 2014

Field and Expedition Equipment

 Collection
Identifier: Mem 305
Scope and Contents Since 1887, the American Museum of Natural History has been conducting field expeditions in every continent. This is one of the main resources for the Museum’s scientific research and collection development activities throughout all its disciplines. This grouping holds the equipment that were used during expeditions from around 1877 to 1996. Most of these expeditions required direct interaction with the natural habitat of the subject of study, which usually involves being out in the...
Dates: Usage: circa 1877-1990s

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

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #42

Frontiers of a forbidden land

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 151
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH First Asiatic Zoological Expedition to Yunnan and Fukien, China, 1916-1917. This is the record of the AMNH First Asiatic Zoological Expedition to eastern and southwestern China (Fukien and Yunnan provinces), the purpose of which was to collect zoological specimens and visual ethnographic records. Roy Chapman Andrews, was accompanied by his wife, Yvette Borup Andrews, who served as photographer, and Edmund Heller, collector and explorer, who served as specimen...
Dates: 1916-1917

George K. Cherrie collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn150
Scope and Contents

Field notes and catalogs from expeditionary work in Costa Rica, Haiti, the United States, Trinidad, India, the Himalayas and Turkestan, and most prominently in locations across South America, including the Roosevelt-Rondon Expedition, correspondence, itemized packing lists, clippings

Dates: 1894-1925

George K. Cherrie correspondence, 1902 Jan. 9, 1903 Apr. 11

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C454
Scope and content The collection consists of two handwritten signed letters from Hartert, the first discussing Cherrie's collecting plans for an upcoming expedition to Cayenne, French Guiana, and the second evaluating the results. In the first letter, Hartert requests six specimens of every species of bird from Cayenne; eight of hummingbirds and swifts. Payment is discussed. Hartert says that Oldfield Thomas of the Natural History Museum (London, England) wants mammals from Cayenne, and stresses his own...
Dates: 1902 - 1903

[Glacier Bay] / LR "van Dyck"

 Item — Box: RF-108-F, item: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 587
Scope and Contents

Painting depicts glacier, small boat on lower left, and mountain. Frame: black painted wood, matted.

Dates: circa 1900-1950

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Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library 82
Department of Ornithology Archives 25
 
Subject
Scientific expeditions 44
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Archives. 25
Manuscript Collection 20
Field notes 18
Art Survey 16
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Photographic Slide Collection 10
Archives Microfilm 9
Department Records 9
Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 9
Film Collection 8
Moving Images 8
Scientific 8
Scientific expeditions -- Africa. 5
Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions 5
Scientific expeditions -- South America 5
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 4
Mongolia -- Discovery and exploration. 4
Voyages and travels 4
Explorers -- United States -- Biography 3
Invertebrates 3
Mammals -- Collection and preservation 3
Photographic Print Collection 3
Scientific expeditions -- Asia, Central 3
Scientific expeditions -- China 3
Scientific expeditions -- United States 3
Born-digital 2
Chiapas (Mexico) -- Antiquities 2
Chontal Indians -- Social life and customs. 2
Diaries 2
Explorers -- Travel. 2
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Description and travel 2
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Discovery and exploration. 2
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Chiapas -- Antiquities. 2
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State) -- Antiquities. 2
Mexico -- Antiquities. 2
Mexico -- Description and travel. 2
Mongolia -- Description and travel 2
Museum exhibits -- Photographs 2
Natural history -- Mexico. 2
Natural history museum curators -- Correspondence 2
Oaxaca (Mexico : State) -- Antiquities 2
Ornithologists -- Correspondence. 2
Paleontologists -- Correspondence 2
Paleontology -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 2
Scientific expeditions -- Asia. 2
Scientific expeditions -- Australia. 2
Scientific expeditions -- Canada, Western. 2
Scientific expeditions -- Congo (Democratic Republic) 2
Scientific expeditions -- Exhibitions 2
Scientific expeditions -- Mexico. 2
Scientific expeditions -- Mongolia 2
Scientific expeditions -- Mongolia. 2
Scientific expeditions -- Oceania 2
Scientific expeditions -- Venezuela 2
Scientific illustration 2
Venezuela 2
Women explorers -- United States -- Biography 2
AMNH Expeditions 1
Acoela 1
Administrative 1
Africa, Central -- Discovery and exploration 1
Animals -- Classification 1
Animals -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Catalogs and collections 1
Animals -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Classification. 1
Annual reports 1
Anthropology -- China 1
Art, Chinese 1
Artists 1
Asia, Central -- Discovery and exploration. 1
Australia -- Description and travel. 1
Auyantepui (Venezuela) 1
Beijing (China) 1
Beijing (China) -- Description and travel 1
Biology 1
Bird banding 1
Birds -- Brazil -- Collection and preservation 1
Birds -- Catalogs and collections 1
Birds -- Classification 1
Birds -- Collection and preservation 1
Birds -- Exhibitions 1
Birds -- French Guiana -- Cayenne. 1
Birds -- Polynesia. 1
Black-and-white photographs 1
Brazil 1
Caves -- Virginia -- Luray 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
China -- Civilization 1
China -- Social life and customs 1
Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Discovery and exploration. 1
Correspondence 1
East Asia -- Description and travel 1
Ethnological expeditions -- China 1
Extinct mammals -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Fishes 1
Fishes -- Anatomy. 1
Fishes -- Evolution. 1
Fishes -- Nile River Valley -- Phylogeny 1
Fishes -- Phylogeny 1
Flags 1
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Language
English 106
French 1
 
Names
American Museum of Natural History 30
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 13
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 12
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 11
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 7
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Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 7
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 6
Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 6
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 6
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 6
Shackelford, James B. 6
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 5
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 5
Photo Studio 5
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 4
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 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
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 3
Archbold, Richard 3
Asiatic Expedition (2nd : 1918-1919) 3
Carter, T. Donald (Thomas Donald), 1893 3
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 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
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 3
Olsen, George, d. 1939 3
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885 3
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 3
Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition (1913-1914) 3
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 3
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 3
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 3
Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 2
Allen, Jerome Lee, 1891-1955 2
Andrews, Yvette Borup 2
Archbold Expeditions 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
Brown, Barnum 2
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 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
Day Roraima Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1927-1928) 2
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 2
Department of Entomology 2
Department of Geology and Mineralogy 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 2
Ekblaw, W. Elmer (Walter Elmer), 1882-1949 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
MacMillan, Donald Baxter, 1874-1970 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Miller South American Expedition (1914-1915) 2
Miller, Leo E. (Leo Edward), 1887-1952 2
Mission Zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar (1929-1931) 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
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
Tanquary, Maurice Cole, 1881-1944 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, Delia J. (Delia Julia), 1875?-1970 (1875 December 5-1970 May 22) 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
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977 1
American Association of Museums 1
American Legion (Steamship) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 1
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