Natural history museum curators
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
James W. Atz papers
Identifier: Mss .A89
Scope and Contents A portion of this collection consists of alphabetized correspondence between Dr. Atz and various professionals and organizations. Most of the letters are either personal in nature or related to research projects. There are also a number of publications, including articles, reprints, and journals. There are boxes dedicated to certain areas of research including oral brooding in cichlids, and one box of research-related items organized by species type. The material in the collection ranges...
Dates: 1949-2003; Majority of material found within 1950-1980
Bashford Dean papers
Identifier: Mss .D433-.D434
Bashford Dean (1867-1928) was a teacher, ichthyologist, and armor scholar. As curator, he headed emergent departments at the American Museum of Natural History (Reptiles and Fishes, 1903-1910) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (curator, Arms and Armor, 1904-1912) in New York City. The Bashford Dean Papers primarily consists of correspondence and sketchbooks.
Dates: 1888-1961 and unknown; Majority of material found within 1901-1902
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
Henry Cushier Raven papers
Identifier: Mss .R38
Scope and Contents The items in this collection reflect much of Henry Cushier Raven’s species data research from approximately 1920-1944. The collection consists of handwritten and typed notes and research; hand-drawn illustrations of animals and their dissections; photographs of specimens and expedition sites; and manuscript drafts associated with his various essays, articles, and scholarly publications. Research and illustrations on various whale species, land mammals, and Raven’s data from his Australia/...
Dates: circa 1912-1944; Majority of material found within 1920-1944
Herbert Ferlando Schwarz collection
Identifier: Mss .S353-.S3531
Scope and Content The collection consists of 101 letters (handwritten and typewritten), 14 cards and seven photographs received by Schwarz between the years 1921 and 1957, and the incomplete typescript of Stingless Bees. Many of the letters thank Schwarz for his book (Stingless bees), which he distributed to entomologists around the world. Others are responses to Schwarz's Christmas cards. Highlights of the collection include: Letters from William Beebe; five Christmas cards with hand-painted pictures of...
Dates: 1921-1957; Majority of material found within 1930-1950