Education -- Museums
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
American Museum of Natural History Department of Forestry and General Botany papers
Identifier: DR 080
Scope and Contents The Department of Forestry and General Botany papers pertain to the planning, construction, and exhibit design of the Landscape and North American Forest Halls and the planning of the Botany Hall. Most material concerns the planning for exhibit design, construction, and costs as well as notes, edits, and sketches concerning particular exhibits. There is correspondence with outside institutions such as the United States Department of the Interior and the National Park Service regarding...
Dates: 1949-1960; Majority of material found within 1953-1958
American Museum of Natural History Hall of North American Forests notebook
Identifier: DR 094
Scope and Content This collection contains documents used in the planning, preparation and construction of exhibits for the Hall of North American Forests. The material relates largely to the financial aspects of exhibit construction. The contents of the box are organized into 30 folders, which were originally separate tabs in a ring-binder. The first folder relates to the hall in general, and includes an index of exhibits, a list of funds from the Department of Conservation and General Ecology, progress...
Dates: 1954-1956; Majority of material found within 1955-1956
American Museum of Natural History, Jesup Wood Hall papers
Identifier: DR 091
Scope and Content Note The Jesup Wood Hall Papers consist of departmental correspondence regarding the acquisition, preparation, exhibition, and research of North American woods. Also present are department records of maintenance scheduled and conducted, plans for future acquisitions, and financial records including pricing on wood specimens obtained, departmental salaries, artistic services, exhibit budgets and estimates. The majority of material is correspondence, but advertisements and brochures, handwritten...
Dates: 1880-1953; Majority of material found within 1880-1920, 1938-1951
Kalbfleisch Field Research Station collection
Identifier: Mss .K35
Scope and Content note This collection contains a wide variety of documents related to the Museum’s acquisition and operation of the Kalbfleisch Field Research Station in Huntington, Long Island, which span from 1937, when Ms. Kalbfleisch began pursuing her wish to bequeath the estate, through 1982 when the Museum finally sold the property. The collection provides a comprehensive history of the Station by featuring information related to all aspects of its existence, including: correspondence, memos, legal...
National Center for Science Literacy, Education and Technology (NCSLET) retired Curriculum Collections
Scope and Contents
This collection contains curriculum material that has been retired from the AMNH website. The curricula were designed for educators, students and families and includes activities, readings, and other content related to varied science subjects. They are arranged in their original subject groupings as curriculum sets.
Dates: Existence: 1998-2015
Albert Eide Parr papers
Identifier: Mss .P371-.P375
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains a wide variety of documents pertaining to Albert E. Parr, particularly during his tenure as Museum Director (1942-1959). Additionally, the collection also hosts a large collection of his original publications, as well as an assortment of newspaper clippings, receipts, meeting minutes, drafts of speeches, and correspondence.
Dates: 1933-1935, 1942-1980