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Manuscript Collection

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:

Richard Milner collection, c1989-c2000.

Identifier: Mss .M55
Dates: Majority of material found within 1989 - 2000

Richard Van Gelder papers, 1950-1992

Identifier: Mss .V36

Manuscripts for both published and unpublished books, in particular children's books. Includes publishing contracts, royalty statements and copyright certificate.

Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1950-1960s).

Ronald Sterne Wilkinson collection, 1803-1930, 1957-1975.

Identifier: Mss .W55

Box 1: Historical correspondence & photographs collected by Wilkinson. Box 2: General correspondence, 1957-1975.

Dates: 1803 - 1975

Ronald Sterne Wilkinson papers, 1952-2008

Identifier: Mss .W551

Typescript and handwritten manuscript, tear sheets of articles, photographs, prints, three hard cover books, three loose-leaf books, four diaries, and correspondence.

Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1960-1987).

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

Scrapbook of the Senff Zoölogical Expedition to the Nile Valley

Identifier: Mss .S46
Scope and Contents

Letters, visiting cards, and clippings from the expedition mounted on scrapbook pages. Many letters are addressed to Henry Fairfield Osborn and Bashford Dean.

Dates: 1898-1899

O. A. Stevens papers and correspondence

Identifier: Mss .S748
Scope and Contents The items in this collection reflect Stevens’ academic correspondence between the years of 1909 and 1959. The majority of the topics center on his collection of bee and wasp specimens, their proper naming, and their research value to other amateur and professional entomologists. Some correspondence also touches on his botanical and ornithological pursuits, including several letters between Myron H. Swenk, Stevens’ long time correspondent and co-author of the highly regarded paper entitled...
Dates: 1909-1959; Majority of material found within 1920-1940

The Ancestry of Anthony Morris Johnson, Volume VI, 1996.

Identifier: Mss .J66

Genealogy of Anthony Morris Johnson, written by Robert Leland Johnson. Includes correspondence from the author with a note that states this copy was given to the American Museum of Natural History in honor of Dr. (George) Clyde Fisher.

Dates: 1996

The last Hawaiian temple : typescript [1899]

Identifier: Mss .C48
Scope and Contents

Mimeograph, with holograph annotations by the author including "& why the gods have gone to Boston" added below title and signature at end of text.

Dates: 1899