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Mary Jobe Akeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A342-.A344

Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals photographic slides

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Identifier: PSC 25
Scope and Contents Primarily images from the dioramas in the the AMNH Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals with some interior views of the hall. Includes some images of preparator refurbishing Cheetah Group inside the diorama, 1974. Also includes 5 duplicate slides of black and white photographs depicting Carl Akeley in the field, a group photograph and an illustration of the African Mammal Hall.

Carl and Mary in Africa

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 24
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Eastman-Pomeroy-Akeley East African Expedition, 1926. In the opening sequence, Carl Ethan Akeley (associate in the AMNH Department of Mammalogy, and associate curator and adviser in the AMNH Department of Preparation) watches artist William R. Leigh painting habitat studies for the background of the klipspringer group, one of the dioramas now in the museum's Akeley Hall of African Mammals. At the campsite, located in the Lukenia Hills 40 miles east of Nairobi, Leigh and...

Carl Ethan Akeley photographs, circa 1920s

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Identifier: PPC .A4251
Scope and Contents Two portraits of Akeley and two photographs of flamingos in Africa.

Carl Ethan Akeley portrait

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Identifier: PPC .A4252
Scope and Contents Wrapped package containing portrait of Carl Akeley.

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

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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 publications:...

Mary Jobe Akeley papers: [microform]

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Identifier: Archives Microfilm #76

Mary Jobe Akeley photographs

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Identifier: PPC .A426
Scope and Contents Field photographs taken by Mary Jobe and Carl Akeley which include the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy and other African expeditions, portraitures, and American Museum of Natural History lab views of Carl Akeley's taxidermy.

Penelope Bodry-Sanders photographic slides of Carl Akeley's grave restoration

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Identifier: PSC 583
Scope and Contents Possibly slides used for a presentation about Carl Akeley's grave restoration. Includes portraits of Carl Akeley, facts about his life, and the grave restoration.

Stereographs of African landscapes, people and culture

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Identifier: PPC .A382
Scope and Content note This is an unidentified collection of stereographs, the majority of them undated, of African landscape, villages, towns and people. The countries represented are Kenya, Egypt, Tanzania, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Among the African peoples mentioned are the Buganda, Wanderobo, Kikuya, Taita, Masai, Lumbwa and Nandi.Most of the cards are labeled on the verso in the same hand. They are unsigned but identified by the initials V.S.K. A number of the cards describe interactions...

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