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Manuscript Collection

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Distinguishes collections in the Library that are part of the Manuscript (Mss) data set.

Found in 142 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Cushman Murphy collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .M87
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of eight folders containing clippings from magazines and newspapers, typed announcements and articles, some correspondence, and various ephemera that highlight moments in Robert Cushman Murphy’s life and his association with AMNH. The collection was transferred from the AMNH Office of Public Affairs. The contents of all folders are chronologically ordered. Almost all the material is photocopied printed matter or typewritten, with some carbon copies. Folder 2...
Dates: 1913-1973; Majority of material found within 1930-1973

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler manuscript collection, circa 1888-1889.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .S535
Abstract

On the Geology of the Cambrian District of Bristol County Massachusetts. Cambridge: Printed for Museum. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Whole series Vol. XVI, No. 2. Includes manuscript notes of A.W. Vogdes 1st Lieut. & R.Q.M., 5th Arty.

Dates: 1888 - 1889

Neal Albert Weber documentation for narration of the 1948 Central African Expedition, 1989-1990.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .W443
Abstract Documentation for Neal Albert Weber narration of Central African Expedition, 1948. Scene narrative with time stamps and a photocopy of a two-page outline map prepared by Weber to locate various collecting spots during the expedition. Also includes correspondence, black and white photographs, a video cassette (VHS), and audio cassettes. An additional folder has reports about the expedition, correspondence about the film, reference information on Weber and the expedition, and information about...
Dates: 1989 - 1990

John Treadwell Nichols papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .N531-N532
Scope and Content note The records consist mostly of the journals Nichols kept during his life. The journals record wildlife observed on his travels overseas, but the bulk of the entries are devoted to Nichols’ observations in Central Park, on the Museum grounds, and in his home at Long Island. His desk diaries consist of notes on sources and information collected for Nichols’ books, mostly his book on fresh-water fish from China. Generally, these entries have a line or two devoted to the duties and office...
Dates: 1888-1989; Majority of material found within 1890-1958

Nina J. Root papers.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .R668
Abstract

Administrative papers from Nina J. Root's time as Director of the Library at the American Museum of Natural History.

Dates: 9999 - 9999

Norman Dennis Newell Collection, 1909-2005 (bulk 1973-2003)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .N495
Scope and Contents These papers consist of Newell’s scientific work at the American Museum of Natural History from 1973-2005, and Columbia University from 1945-1997; and his contributions mentioned below in the individual Series. They also include some personal and family papers dating from his childhood in Kansas through his education at the University of Kansas at Lawrence and Yale University, to his death in 2005. Series I: Correspondence with Individuals (includes some institutions, where...
Dates: 1909-2005 (bulk 1973-2003)

Henry Fairfield Osborn papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .O835
Dates: 1877-1935; Majority of material found within 1908-1935