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Dorothy Bliss papers

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Identifier: Mss .B55
Scope and Contents In the case of this collection, Scope and Content are virtually synonymous. Both words encompass Dr. Bliss's single-minded, detailed study of crustaceans in general and the land crab gecarcinus lateralis in particular. There is nothing in these papers that refers to her teaching positions or the other outside interests cited in the biographical sketch. It must be assumed that she was always careful to compartmentalize her various activities. The scope of the material starts in...

Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919

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Identifier: Mss .A451-.A452

Edgar A. Mearns correspondence, 1883-1915

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Identifier: Mss .M43
Scope and Contents The collection consists entirely of photocopies of handwritten letters. The first letter, dated May 17, 1883, is from Albert S. Bickmore, founder and superintendent of the AMNH, concerning Mearns's proposed donation of a collection of birds. The second letter is from curator J.A. Allen, discussing details of the specimens. Other correspondents include James P. Chapin, Frank M. Chapman, L.P. Gratacap, C. Hart Merriam, Jenness Richardson and Anthony Woodward.

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Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 2
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology 2
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 2