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American Museum of Natural History proposed new buildings album, 1915-1917.

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Identifier: DR 137
Abstract Wrapped album combines several different reports related to proposed new AMNH buildings, including quarterly report from 1916 and oral report of President Henry Fairfield Osborn to the Trustees from 1916, AMNH annual meeting regarding the Museum's need for new construction. Also includes reprinting of an editorial article from the New York Times regarding this proposal, as well as editorials from the New York Sun, New York World, and Evening Post.

Department of Parks of the City of New York publications and proposal to contractor for expansion of American Museum of Natural History, 1871-1921

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Identifier: DR 145
Scope and Contents Contains bound copy of first annual report of the Board of Commissioners of the City of New York's Dept. of Public Parks, proposal from architects Cady, Berg and See to contractors for building the new south wing and lecture hall of the American Museum of Natural History, and two copies of the Dept. of Parks Ordinance, Rules and Regulations pamphlets.

American Museum of Natural History, Department of Preparation and Installation: Diorama and Hall construction

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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. ...

Hayden Planetarium reports regarding financing and construction of original Hayden Planetarium building

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Identifier: DR 058A
Abstract Contains documents regarding planning the construction and operation of the original Hayden Planetarium, including reports on financing and estimated costs made by The American Museum of Natural History Planetarium Authority, New York State and the City of New York laws and deed documents created to authorize the planetarium construction.

Francis Lee Jaques field diaries and sketchbooks

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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...