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Charles M. Bogert photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 135
Scope and Contents Field photographs consisting mostly of reptiles, amphibians including frogs, toads, turtles, snakes, salamanders and lizards. Collection also includes photographs of California Indians.

Matt Cormons photographic slide collection, 1966.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 182
Abstract Photographs of snakes, lizards, birds, insects and other animals and plant life. Taken in various parts of the United States divided as New York, New England, Western United States and Eastern United. Also includes Nova Scotia and Canada.

Photographic slides of reptiles, circa 1940s-1950s.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 567
Abstract Photographs, mostly close up images of reptiles in nature including lizards, frogs, snakes, scorpions, and turtles. Locations of reptiles include Morris, New Jersey; Lake Hurst, New Jersey; Springerville, Arizona; Chi Hua Hua, Mexico; Tularosa Valley, New Mexico; Mohave Desert, California; St. Catherine's Island, Georgia; Twin Lakes, New York; Bronx Zoo; Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia. A few slides of people at the Santa Rita Festival in Mexico and a few of cowboys.

Snake superstitions ; Below the sahara

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 26
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Snake Superstitions. Ancient fears and superstitions held by mankind about snakes are the topics of discussion for the first segment of this Adventure program. Charles M. Bogert, herpetologist and chairman of the Department of Amphibians and Reptiles at the AMNH, presents an experiment with rattlesnakes to determine how sensitive they are to heat. The snakes are blindfolded and balloons filled with hot or cold water are passed above their heads. The snakes strike the hot balloons,...

The Chavantes of Mato Grosso ; Field work, snakes ; Meshie

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 38
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: The Chavantes of Mato Grosso. Edward Moffat Weyer, editor of Natural History magazine and the first non-Indian to visit the Chavante (i.e. Shavante) Indians, presents rare photographic images and observations of the Chavantes who live in the Xingu River region of Brazil. Weyer also discusses his visit to the Kamaiura Indians of Mato Grosso. SEGMENT 2: Field Work: Snakes. Robert Northshield, host, observes Charles M. Bogert, chairman of the Department of Amphibians and Reptiles at the...