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Identifier: Film Collection no. 2
Scope and Contents Charles Oliver O'Donnell (AMNH fellow) and James Lippitt Clark (AMNH vice-director of preparation and exhibition) traveled by steamer, in 1931, up the Nile from Khartoum to Shambe in the Sudan to collect giant eland for the AMNH Hall of African Mammals. Most of the footage was taken from the steamer, and consists of panoramic views of life along the Nile, and of the activities of the expedition staff and the shikaris (native hunters) on board ship. Expedition staff appearing in the film are:...
Identifier: Art Survey No. 396
Scope and Contents Lion laying down with head upright and front legs extended in front of head.
Identifier: Film Collection no. 3
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Central African Expedition, 1948. Starting at Cape Town and going round the southern tip of Africa up to Mombasa, Kenya, the AMNH Central African Expedition, led by AMNH director of preparation and installation James Lippitt Clark, then traveled through Nairobi, the Mountains of the Moon in the Ruwenzori Range in Uganda and Zaire, Ripon Falls (Uganda), Bagasson (Congo) and Stanleyville (now Kisangani in Zaire), all north of Lake Victoria, then to Uganda, the Belgian Congo...
Identifier: Art Survey No. 397
Scope and Contents Bear standing on four legs with extended forward.
Identifier: Art Survey No. 624
Scope and Contents Bear on four legs.
Identifier: PPC .C532
Scope and Contents The James L. Clark files were created and maintained from 1920 until 1955. The majority of these materials, however, date between 1920 and1940. The collection was used as a visual resource reference guide for the American Museum of Natural History staff in preparation for creating exhibits and dioramas or for quick visual reference. It features newspaper spreads, magazine clippings, prints, as well as drawings and letters, which were attached with glue to one or both sides of the file...
Identifier: PPC .C533
Scope and Contents This collection includes field photography from various expeditions, scientific study photography for the creation of the exhibits, and documentation of diorama production and notes for future repair and maintenance. The photographs date from the late 1890s to the late 1950s. The majority of the photographs, however, are dated between 1920 and 1940. The following is the series and subseries within the collection:Series I: African Mammals Series II: Asian Mammals Series III: North...
American Museum of Natural History, Department of Preparation and Installation: Diorama and Hall construction
Identifier: DR 104
Scope and Content Note This collection spans the planning and development of the Department of Preparations for the dioramas of the various halls. These folders detail the requests and expenditures for the efforts made in travel, models, and sketches. The majority of the correspondence is directed from or to James L. Clark, the Director of the Department of Preparations between the 1930’s-1940’s. Much of the correspondence from James Lippit Clark, is directed to trackers, guides, taxidermists, donors, and designers. ...
Identifier: Archives Microfilm #15-23
Identifier: PPC .M675
Scope and Contents Field photographs from the Asiatic Expedition.
- Names: Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 X
- Photographic Print Collection 4
- Archives Microfilm 3
- Art Survey 3
- Mammals 3
- Scientific expeditions 3
- Film Collection 2
- Manuscript Collection 2
- Moving Images 2
- Scientific expeditions -- Africa, Central 2
- Africa, Central -- Description and travel 1
- Africa, Central -- Discovery and exploration 1
- Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 1
- Artists 1
- Birds -- Exhibitions 1
- Construction 1
- Department Records 1
- Diaries 1
- Dinka (African people) -- Social life and customs 1
- Elands -- Collection and preservation 1
- Ethnology -- Africa, Central 1
- Ethnology -- Sudan 1
- Jungle animals -- Africa, Central 1
- Maasai (African people) -- Social life and customs 1
- Mammals -- Africa -- Catalogs and collections -- New York (State) -- New York 1
- Mammals -- Collection and preservation 1
- Museum construction 1
- Museum exhibits 1
- Natural history museums -- Employees 1
- Nile River -- Description and travel 1
- North America 1
- Ornithology -- United States 1
- Scientific expeditions -- Arctic regions 1
- Voyages and travels 1 ∧ less