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Admiralty Islands

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 63
Scope and Contents Margaret Mead, AMNH anthropologist, discusses the sociological, economic, cultural, and political changes that have taken place on Manus in the Admiralty Islands in the twenty-five years between her first and second visits. Photographs and artifacts from the first trip are shown, along with a film taken in 1953 which includes newsreels of American troops landing on the island.

Adventure

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 109
Scope and Contents The topic of discussion for this broadcast is the concept of adventure. After a brief examination of the various meanings of the word, three feature films are shown to illustrate different types of adventure. Robert Cushman Murphy, AMNH ornithologist, joins host Charles Romine to narrate the program. The first film shows carnivorous plants indigenous to bogs and marshes, especially the Venus's fly trap and pitcher plant, devouring insects. This film was made by Dr. Harlow of the New York State...

Adventures of Chico

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 1

Adventures on the Upper Nile

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 2
Scope and Contents Charles Oliver O'Donnell (AMNH fellow) and James Lippitt Clark (AMNH vice-director of preparation and exhibition) traveled by steamer, in 1931, up the Nile from Khartoum to Shambe in the Sudan to collect giant eland for the AMNH Hall of African Mammals. Most of the footage was taken from the steamer, and consists of panoramic views of life along the Nile, and of the activities of the expedition staff and the shikaris (native hunters) on board ship. Expedition staff appearing in the film are:...

A.E. Purple.

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Identifier: Art Survey No. 951

Afghan Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History field photographs, 1950-1951

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Identifier: PPC-A38
Scope and Contents Field photographs from the Afghan Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History.

Afghanistan archaeology ; Chicken egg embryo

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 34
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Afghanistan Archaeology. Walter Ashlin Fairservis, archaeologist at the AMNH, discusses archaeological findings in Afghanistan. While on an archaeological tour in Afghanistan, he and his wife, Jan, discovered considerable evidence of ancient civilization in this region. Films of Afghan desert life include a contemporary analysis of harems. Jan Fairservis is seen in the television studio discussing various pieces of a harem costume. SEGMENT 2: Chicken Egg Embryo. In this segment...

Africa: Exploration and Expedition exhibition photographic slides

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Identifier: PSC 613F
Scope and Contents Views of the temporary exhibition, Africa: Exploration and Expedition, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1998, Library Gallery. Includes rare books, artifacts, portraits, and maps as well as items from the Chapin Lang Congo Expedition 1909-1915. Curated by Roscoe Thompson, then Assistant Director of Library Services.

African artifacts photographic slides, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 26
Abstract Slides of African artifacts from Kenya, Nigeria, Ivory & Gold Coast, Belgian Congo, Liberia, Zaire, Kenya,Tanzania, Ethiopia, Sudan.

African Golden Cat / LR " J. Wolf"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 1043

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Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935 31
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Jaques, Francis Lee, 1887-1969 28
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 27
Jansson, Arthur August, 1890-1960 27
Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960 25
Chapin, James Paul, 1889-1964 25
Chesek, Craig 24
American Museum of Natural History. Division of Invertebrate Zoology 23
Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 23
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Education 22
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Invertebrates 20
Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930) 20
Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958 20
Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945 18
CBS/AMNH Adventure Series (1953-1956) 17
Hovey, Edmund Otis, 1862-1924 16
Buba, Joy Flinsch, 1904-1998 15
Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 15
Mochi, Ugo, 1889-1977 15
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Akeley, Carl Ethan, 1864-1926 13
Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 13
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Christman, Erwin S., 1885-1921 11
Kidd, Joseph Bartholomew, 1808-1889 11
Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005 11
Shapiro, Harry L. (Harry Lionel), 1902-1990 11
Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914 10
Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1917) 10
Kane, Robert W., 1910-1982 10
American Museum of Natural History. Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals 9
Ellsworth, Lincoln, 1880-1951 9
Jesup, Morris K. (Morris Ketchum), 1830-1908 9
Raven, Henry Cushier, 1889-1944 9
Singer, Arthur 9
Vernay, Arthur Stannard, 1877-1960 9
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ichthyology 8
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy 8
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 8
Brooks, Allan, 1869-1946 8
Gilliard, E. Thomas (Ernest Thomas), 1912-1965 8
Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 8
Horsfall, R. Bruce (Robert Bruce), 1869-1948 8
Keulemans, J. G. (John Gerrard), 1842-1912 8
Lucas, Frederic A. (Frederic Augustus), 1852-1929 8
New York State Roosevelt Memorial 8
Nichols, John T. (John Treadwell), 1883-1958 8
Puza, Frank 8
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 8
Rouland, Orlando 8
Shackelford, James B. 8
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Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946 7
Correia, José G., 1881-1954 7
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Parr, Albert Eide, 1900-1991 7
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885 7
Rose Center for Earth and Space 7
Seidel, Alexander 7
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) 7
Allen, J. A. (Joel Asaph), 1838-1921 6
American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915) 6
American Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs 6
Butler, Howard Russell, 1856-1934 6
Central Asiatic Expeditions Films (1921-1930) 6
Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 6
Fraser, James Earle, 1876-1953 6
Granger, Walter, 1872-1941 6
Hyman, Libbie Henrietta, 1888-1969 6
Klein, Alfred J. 6
Lutz, Frank Eugene, 1879-1943 6
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 6
Raymond, Percy E. (Percy Edward), 1879-1952 6
Root, Nina J. 6
Weyer, Edward Moffat, 1904-1998 6
Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966 5
Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927) 5
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Animal Behavior 5
Australian Government Films (1920-1928) 5
Bogert, Charles M. (Charles Mitchill), 1908-1992 5
Central African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1947-1948) 5
Chubb, S. Harmsted (Samuel Harmsted), 1863-1949 5
Day Roraima Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1927-1928) 5
Ekholm, Gordon F. (Gordon Frederick), 1909-1987 5
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