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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:

Otto Haas papers, 1909-1976

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .H33

Albert Eide Parr papers

 Collection
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

Nicolas Pike's Illustrations and Field Notes of Mauritius Fishes

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .P55
Scope and Contents

Watercolors and drawings on paper with field notes.

Dates: 1871-1874

Henry Cushier Raven papers

 Collection
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

Chester A. Reeds Mongolia Studies papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .R441
Summary

Eleven folders containing drafts of chapters appearing in vol. 1 of Natural History of Central Asia, as well as correspondence between Reeds and other authors of the book regarding the content of the volume from 1932.

Dates: 1932

Chester Reeds papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS .R44
Summary

2 boxes containing 52 folders of correspondence, typescript, handwritten notes, and printed images (maps, illustrations, etc.), most of which relates to the September-October 1926 issue of Natural History entitled The Romance of Fossil Hunting.

Dates: 1924-1930; Majority of material found in 1926