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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

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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...
Dates: 1916-1940; Majority of material found within 1921-1933

Cerro de la Neblina Expedition photographic slides

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1984-1989

[Collection of sketches from Mongolian Expedition]

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Identifier: Art Survey No. 693

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...
Dates: circa 1913-1917

Diaries: [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #15-23
Dates: Majority of material found within 1907-1948

E. Thomas Gilliard collection

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Identifier: Archives Orn190
Scope and Contents Expedition records including equipment lists, field notes, catalogs and journals for travel in New Guinea, British Guiana, New Britain, Venezuela, Nepal, Little Tobago, West Indies, Colorado, Canada, the Philippines and Colombia; manuscripts and notes for published and unpublished work; biographical and educational information and honors; press clippings; photographs, negatives and lantern slides; correspondence; newspaper clippings; personal papers; 8 volumes; bird lists; lecture notes;...
Dates: 1936-circa 1970s

Ecuador Expeditions collection

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Identifier: Archives Orn161
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and list of birds, departmental meeting minutes, summary of expenditures

Dates: 1912-1922

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Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library 71
Department of Ornithology Archives 25
 
Subject
Scientific expeditions 44
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Archives. 25
Manuscript Collection 19
Field notes 18
Art Survey 16
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Photographic Slide Collection 10
Archives Microfilm 9
Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 9
Film Collection 8
Moving Images 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
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
Venezuela 2
Women explorers -- United States -- Biography 2
AMNH Expeditions 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
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
Department Records 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
Game protection -- United States 1
Geography 1
Geology -- Asia, Central. 1
Geology -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) 1
Glaciers 1
Greenland 1
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Language
English 95
 
Names
American Museum of Natural History 28
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
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 5
Photo Studio 5
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 4
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 4
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 4
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 3
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 3
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 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
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 3
Allen, Jerome Lee, 1891-1955 2
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 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
Dodge Brothers 2
Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929 2
Ekblaw, W. Elmer (Walter Elmer), 1882-1949 2
France (Schooner) 2
Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939 2
Hovey, Edmund Otis, 1862-1924 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-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 Invertebrates 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Preparation and Installation 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 1
Anthony, H. E. (Harold Elmer), 1890-1970 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
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