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An African Safari

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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...

Mary Jobe Akeley papers

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Identifier: Mss .A342-.A344

The Bernheim-Conant Expedition

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 14
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Bernheim-Conant Expedition to northern Africa, 1953-1954. This film is a good overall record of an expedition which covered 16,000 miles in northern Africa, showing Moslem architecture and the great variations in people and terrain of the region. Given the size of the Sahara Desert (roughly the size of the continental United States) and the people inhabiting it, attention is not focused on any one group. The expedition film was made partially due to the urging of Harry L....

Brief notes on a two months' African safari : Collecting the Desert Group for the American Museum of Natural History : typescripts [1935?, 1938?] / by William D. Campbell

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Identifier: Mss .C36
Scope and content Typescripts recount two of Campbell's expeditions: to East Africa, Dec. 1934-Jan. 1935; and to the Dunqulah region of Sudan, Dec. 1937-1938(?); primarily to collect specimens for the AMNH. Both reports are undated, and the account for the Sudan expedition appears to be unfinished. The reports mention Campbell's associates and co-leaders: hunter and photographer Alfred J. Klein in East Africa, and hunter Major W.V.D. Dickinson in Sudan. The appendix to the report on the East African expedition...

William King Gregory papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948)

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Identifier: Mss .G7441
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative, scientific, academic and personal papers, and correspondence. Papers include Gregory's general correspondence with universities, colleges and scientists about his research topics and publications; correspondence with museums about purchasing replicas of fossils; and with students seeking employement. Other papers include lecture notes prepared for zoology classes emphasizing evolution, 1925-1926 and 1939; and manuscripts and notes for his publications:...

Mary Jobe Akeley papers: [microform]

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Identifier: Archives Microfilm #76

Papers: [microform]

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Identifier: Archives Microfilm #75

The Archbold Collections at the American Museum of Natural History, 1928-1980.

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Identifier: Archive Mammalogy Archbold
Scope and Contents The Archbold Collections at the American Museum of Natural History is comprised of material that documents the expeditionary fieldwork of Richard Archbold and the Archbold Expeditions. It is housed within the AMNH Department of Mammalogy Archive, and encompasses a variety of formats, including photographs, slides, film, scrapbooks, correspondence, financial records, and field documentation such as catalogs, specimen lists, field notes and journals. These describe both the day-to-day activities...

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American Museum of Natural History 5
Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 3
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 3
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 2
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 2
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Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 2
Adamson, Hans Christian 1
Akeley African Expedition to the Belgian Congo of the American Museum of Natural History (1921-1922) 1
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Education 1
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 1
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 1
Archbold Expedition to Arizona (1940) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (1st : 1933-1934) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (2nd : 1936-1937) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (3rd : 1938-1939) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (4th : 1953) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (5th : 1956-1957) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (6th : 1959) 1
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (7th : 1964) 1
Archbold Expeditions 1
Archbold, Richard 1
Australian Expedition (1st : 1921-1922) 1
Beebe, William, 1877-1962 1
Berkey, Charles Peter, 1867-1955 1
Bernheim, Claude 1
Bernheim, Danielle 1
Bernheim-Conant Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1953-1954) 1
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 1
Brass, L. J. (Leonard J.) 1
Breder, Charles M. (Charles Marcus), 1897-1983 1
Brown, Barnum 1
Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978 1
Campbell, William Durant, 1907-1995 1
Cape York Expedition (1948) 1
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 1
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 1
Cockerell, Theodore D. A. (Theodore Dru Alison), 1866-1948 1
Dean, Bashford, 1867-1928 1
Deusing, Murl 1
Dickinson, W. V. D. (William Vicris Digby), 1889-1948 1
Frick, Childs, 1883-1965 1
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 1
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 1
Hellman, Milo, 1872-1947 1
Johnson, Osa, 1894-1953 1
Klein, Alfred J. 1
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 1
Lerner, Michael, 1890-1978 1
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 1
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 1
Martin Johnson African Expedition (2nd : 1924-1928) 1
Mission Zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar (1929-1931) 1
Morden, Irene 1
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 1
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 1
Musser, Guy G. 1
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 1
Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940 1
Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 1
Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 1
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 1
Richardson, William B. 1
Schwarz, Herbert Ferlando, 1883-1960 1
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 1
Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 1
Spalding-Peterson Expedition (1959) 1
Sulawesi Expeditions (1973-1976) 1
Tate, G. H. H. (George Henry Hamilton), 1894-1953 1
Van Deusen, Hobart M. 1
William D. Campbell East African Expedition (1934-1935) 1
William D. Campbell Sudan Expedition (1937-1938) 1
Williston, Samuel Wendell, 1851-1918 1
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