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James W. Atz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A89
Scope and Contents A portion of this collection consists of alphabetized correspondence between Dr. Atz and various professionals and organizations. Most of the letters are either personal in nature or related to research projects. There are also a number of publications, including articles, reprints, and journals. There are boxes dedicated to certain areas of research including oral brooding in cichlids, and one box of research-related items organized by species type. The material in the collection ranges...

Bashford Dean papers

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Identifier: Mss .D433-.D434
Abstract Bashford Dean (1867-1928) was a teacher, ichthyologist, and armor scholar. As curator, he headed emergent departments at the American Museum of Natural History (Reptiles and Fishes, 1903-1910) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (curator, Arms and Armor, 1904-1912) in New York City. The Bashford Dean Papers primarily consists of correspondence and sketchbooks.

Latimeria (Coelacanth) at the American Museum of Natural History

 Collection
Identifier: DR 078
Summary Thirteen folders of correspondence and reprints relating to the Coelacanth at the American Museum of Natural History, including discovery of five unborn pups.

John Treadwell Nichols papers

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Identifier: Mss .N531-N532
Scope and Content note The records consist mostly of the journals Nichols kept during his life. The journals record wildlife observed on his travels overseas, but the bulk of the entries are devoted to Nichols’ observations in Central Park, on the Museum grounds, and in his home at Long Island. His desk diaries consist of notes on sources and information collected for Nichols’ books, mostly his book on fresh-water fish from China. Generally, these entries have a line or two devoted to the duties and office procedures...