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Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A54
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Andrews' correspondence, manuscripts, and transcripts of Andrews' broadcasts and talks from 1934 to1944. It also contains one folder of family and biographical documents and newspaper clippings received from Charles Gallenkamp, Andrews' biographer, in 1990. The majority of the administrative papers' correspondence concerns requests for speaking engagements about Andrews' explorations, requests for articles, and letters from the public and from companies...
Dates: 1920-1947; Majority of material found within 1934-1944

Central Asiatic Expeditions records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C446
Scope and Contents This collection is a record of the Museum’s explorations undertaken during the 1920s in the Gobi Desert under the leadership of Roy Chapman Andrews. A list of the men who participated in the CAE can be culled from the expeditions’ letterheads used by museum personnel in New York. All but three of the men cited on these letterheads are represented here. Those not found are Mont Reid, a physician, James Wang, an interpreter and G. Horwath of motor transport. The variety of other correspondents...
Dates: 1916-1940; Majority of material found within 1921-1933

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology correspondence: fossil finds

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 13
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence regarding fossil specimens, where they were found, and their locality information in the United States and foreign countries. Arranged alphabetically by location and includes some photographs and newspaper clippings. Box 1 (1902-1928) contains localities in Alabama to Iowa; Box 2 (1902-1928) contains localities in Kansas to Tennessee; Box 3 (1902-1928) contains localities in Texas to the West Indies.

Dates: 1902-1928

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology field correspondence

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Identifier: VPA 14
Scope and Contents The Department of Vertebrate Paleontology began sending staff into the field as early as the first year of its founding in 1891. Since then, the department has organized and supported decades of seminal field work as it continues to do today.From the field correspondence were written by field workers relaying events during excavations and expeditions. The collection includes department field communications from 1891 to 1969. While Henry Fairfield Osborn was in the department, the...
Dates: 1891-1969

Chester Reeds papers

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Identifier: MSS .R44
Summary

2 boxes containing 52 folders of correspondence, typescript, handwritten notes, and printed images (maps, illustrations, etc.), most of which relates to the September-October 1926 issue of Natural History entitled The Romance of Fossil Hunting.

Dates: 1924-1930; Majority of material found in 1926

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Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 3
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 3
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 3
American Museum of Natural History 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Vertebrate Paleontology 2
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Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 2
Dodge Brothers 2
Matthew, William Diller, 1871-1930 2
Sherwood, George Herbert, 1876-1937 2
Sternfeld, Ruth, d. 2007 2
Young, John McKenzie 2
American Association of Museums 1
American Museum of Natural History. Sanford Memorial Hall of the Biology of Birds 1
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Cook, Harold J. (Harold James), 1887-1962 1
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 1
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 1
Crocker, Templeton, 1884-1948 1
Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974 1
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 1
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 1
Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-1992 1
Heinz 1
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Lee, Hugh J. 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 1
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 1
Morris, Frederick K. (Frederick Kuhne), 1886 1
Nelson, N. C. (Nels Christian), 1875-1964 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Nyholm, N. Erik I. 1
Olsen, George, d. 1939 1
Peary, Josephine Diebitsch, 1863-1955 1
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 1
Pond, Alonzo William, 1894-1986 1
Pope, Clifford H. (Clifford Hillhouse), 1899-1974 1
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 1
Reeds, Chester A. (Chester Albert), 1882-1968 1
Rutland (Vermont) Women’s and Men’s Clubs 1
Sanford, L. C. (Leonard Cutler), 1868-1950 1
Shackelford, James B. 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 1
Templeton Crocker Pacific Expedition (1st : 1934-1935) 1
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 1
Wilkins, George H., Sir (George Hubert), 1888-1958 1
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