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T. Donald Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C375
Scope and Contents The Papers Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, articles and reviews, clippings and photocopies relating to Carter's collecting activities for the American Museum of Natural History, and to his interests in the classification of mammals and birds, and bird banding. Correspondence consists primarily of typewritten letters and carbon copies, with some handwritten letters, both sent and received. The collection includes two handwritten signed letters from Ugo Mochi, principal author...

Catalogue of birds in exhibition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn17
Scope and Contents Catalogue of birds in the exhibition collection at the American Museum of Natural History. Entries for each bird include museum number, original number, name, sex and age, date, locality, name of collector, name of donor, dimensions, and remarks. The catalogue spans two volumes and was originally begun by Edgar A. Mearns during the period 1883-1884. Information in the volumes spans 1812-1994.

Department of Ornithology exhibits collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn6
Scope and Contents Files on temporary exhibits, bird halls, bird department specimens in other halls, budgets, documents pertaining to construction and display, meeting notes, and photographs.

Francis Lee Jaques field diaries and sketchbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .J37
Summary Francis Lee Jaques (28 September 1887-24 July 1969), also known as Lee Jaques, is celebrated for his diorama paintings at the American Museum of Natural History, executed during the early and mid-twentieth century. A frequent collaborator with Museum curator and ornithologist Frank M. Chapman (1864-1945), the artist is especially associated with the Whitney Memorial Hall of Pacific Bird Life (that was co-designed with Robert Cushman Murphy, Museum curator and ornithologist). This collection of...