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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

American Museum of Natural History correspondence regarding acquisition of image negatives, 1895

 Collection
Identifier: DR 140
Abstract

Contains two letters from S.R. Stoddard, publisher of photographs, guide books, and art of the Adirondacks and northern New York State, to A.S. Bickmore. Letters contain lists of images that were requested by Bickmore for which publisher states he will provide negatives. Letters are annotated with locations and numbers. Bickmore may have used these images for lantern slide lectures.

Dates: 1895

American Museum of Natural History miscellaneous correspondence and documents from library, 1895-1994

 Collection
Identifier: DR 141
Abstract

Miscellaneous correspondence and documents from library, including a letter requesting cataloging supplies written by the librarian in 1895, an accession sheet for the transfer of a file cabinet from Membership to AMNH Memorabilia, and other miscellaneous unrelated documents.

Dates: 1895 - 1994

Bashford Dean papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .D433-.D434
Abstract

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

Department of Vertebrate Paleontology fossil fish collections

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 15
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection are correspondence, records, notebooks, drawings, photos, illustrations, and maps that pertain to fossil fish reports of finds, distribution and cataloguing, descriptions and publications, private and museum collections, exchanges, purchases, gifts, and exhibitions activities. This collection originally belonged to the Department of Ichthyology and Herpetology, then in 1944 moved to the Department of Geology and Paleontology, which is now the Department of...
Dates: 1862-1980

Frick Corporation, Childs Frick and American Museum of Natural History papers and records

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 21
Scope and Contents A relationship between the American Museum of Natural History (Museum) and the Childs Frick Corporation (Corporation) has been in existence since 1923. Financed by Childs Frick (Mr. Frick) by means of a Pliocene Fund (Fund), the Fund established by a donation made by Mr. Frick’s mother, Adelaide Howard Childs, the Corporation enabled Mr. Frick to carry out work in partnership with Vertebrate Paleontology. In the succeeding years, the Fund provided Mr. Frick with the means to pay assistant...
Dates: 1900-1965

Morris F. Skinner correspondence and diaries

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 27b
Scope and Contents A complimentary collection to VPA 27a, this collection contains 26 original notebooks (1930-1943) held in Boxes 1-2 that record information on first semester work, camera equipment, personal notations, survey 1936, Shirley M. Skinner DVP, and field sections; 57 Diaries (1937-1989) held in Boxes 3-10 that contain anything that Skinner was involved with at the time, scientific and personal; 7 spiral notebooks (1928-1936) held in Box 10 that contain photocopied field notes. Box 2 contains 4...
Dates: 1930-1989

Morris F. Skinner papers

 Collection
Identifier: VPA 24
Scope and Contents Morris F. Skinner's personal papers, correspondence, administration, field and study notes, maps, photographs and drawings, and bison study. Some notable names that are mentioned are Ted Galusha, Jean Hough, F. Walker Johnson, and Childs Frick. Boxes 1-2 contain correspondence and administration. Box 3 contains administation and annual reports. Box 4 contains administration and field notes. Box 5 contains field notes and study notes. Box 6 contains field notes and publications. Box 7...
Dates: 1928-1972

Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn60
Scope and Contents This collection contains bound volumes, notes, correspondence, photographs, log books and journals. The material has been arranged into three series. The collection is largely comprised of thirty-three Bound Volumes (Series I) that contain letters and journal entries written by the field researchers that participated in the Whitney South Sea Expedition. Many of these bound volumes store additional material including hand-drawn maps, specimen sketches, photographs and a few handwritten...
Dates: 1920-2007