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Albert F. Bickmore (1839-1914) / Subject's left shoulder "Wm Couper New York"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 622
Scope and Contents Portrait bust of Albert Bickmore, AMNH founder and museum educator. Inscription: Extensive on plaque.

American Museum of Natural History correspondence regarding acquisition of image negatives, 1895

 Collection
Identifier: DR 140
Abstract Contains two letters from S.R. Stoddard, publisher of photographs, guide books, and art of the Adirondacks and northern New York State, to A.S. Bickmore. Letters contain lists of images that were requested by Bickmore for which publisher states he will provide negatives. Letters are annotated with locations and numbers. Bickmore may have used these images for lantern slide lectures.

Architecture for Dinosaurs lecture slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 48
Scope and Contents Slides for Nina J. Root's lecture titled "Architecture for Dinosaurs" 1992. Covers the American Museum of Natural History's first home in the Central Park Arsenal through the various reconstruction and restorations of the building and exhibit halls.

Albert S. Bickmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B5351- .B5358
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, reports, newspaper clippings and photocopies of journal articles, photographs of Bickmore, and one drawing. The bulk of Bickmore's papers (32 boxes) consists of correspondence, mostly typewritten, relating to his work as superintendent of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) and curator of the Dept. of Public Education. Additional material consists of handwritten diaries from Bickmore's travels; the typescript of his...

Frederick Ward Putnam Agassiz Museum photograph

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .P88
Scope and Contents Original photograph of the old Agassiz Museum building and a "letter-press description" of the Museum from 1907, with an accompanying letter signed by F.W. Putnam to Albert Bickmore dated Feb. 17, 1910 regarding the old Agassiz Museum building, from the Peabody Museum of Harvard University.

Lectures to teachers : [microform]

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Identifier: Archives Microfilm #70

Edgar A. Mearns correspondence, 1883-1915

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .M43
Scope and Contents The collection consists entirely of photocopies of handwritten letters. The first letter, dated May 17, 1883, is from Albert S. Bickmore, founder and superintendent of the AMNH, concerning Mearns's proposed donation of a collection of birds. The second letter is from curator J.A. Allen, discussing details of the specimens. Other correspondents include James P. Chapin, Frank M. Chapman, L.P. Gratacap, C. Hart Merriam, Jenness Richardson and Anthony Woodward.

Nuttall Ornithological Club photographs of ornithologists and other scientists

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Identifier: PPC .N87
Scope and Contents Portraits of scientits that were used in the following publications: Origins and Development of North American Avian Biogeography, p. 392; Contributions to the History of North American Ornithology, pp.387-428.

Department of Public Instruction correspondence

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Identifier: DR 047
Scope and Contents The archive is arranged in two boxes of 42 consecutively numbered folders, covering the years 1903-1908 (with one exception: a letter dated 1909 in folder 39). It comprises correspondence, administrative paperwork, and other documents regarding the following: (1) planning, scheduling, and ticketing for school and public lectures and for the development and delivery of circulating collections for classroom use; (2) correspondence and orders from the Department to...