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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:

Theodore Roosevelt correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .R6673-.R6675
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of three boxes of correspondence (typed carbon copies, photocopies and originals) between Roosevelt and various individuals. The majority of the letters are between Roosevelt and Frank M. Chapman (AMNH ornithologist) or Henry Fairfield Osborn (geologist, paleontologist, and AMNH President) whom Roosevelt was particularly friendly. The correspondence generally covers topics related to the men’s shared interests in the different fields of natural history, as well as...
Dates: 1871-1937

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial and Exhibitions collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .R6671
Scope and Content Note This collection contains a wide range of materials mostly concerned with various memorials and exhibitions celebrating the life of Theodore Roosevelt, and in particular, his close relationship with the American Museum of Natural History. Materials include; typed, handwritten and carbon copies of correspondence, photographs, negatives, pamphlets, invitations, programs, books, items and texts from the various exhibitions, blueprints, an LP record, artwork (drawings, etchings), postcards,...
Dates: 1899-1984; Majority of material found within 1899-1970

Thomas E. Bean papers, 1877-1961

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B42
Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1877-1931)

W. Douglas Burden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B87
Dates: 1920-1978 (bulk 1926-1961)

Waldemar Jochelson collection, 1899-1979 (bulk 1899-1942)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .D66
Scope and content The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, photographs and memorabilia. The material relates to both Jochelson's and Brodsky's work and writings, and also includes many personal and family items. Much of the early correspondence is from the 1920s and 30s between Jochelson or Brodsky and former colleagues and professors, many living in Russia (the USSR at the time). Letters describe social conditions as well as covering professional topics. Correspondents...
Dates: 1899-1979; Majority of material found within ( 1899-1942)

E. P. Wheeler collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .W44
Scope and Contents

Specimen notebooks, topographical photos with transparent overlays, lab work, and publications including The Nain Anorthosite Project, Labrador: Field Report 1981. Collection includes paper, bound notebooks, temporary bindings, index cards, photographs, mylar overlays related to photographs.

Dates: 1953-1981; Majority of material found within 1954-1974

William G. Dietz letter, 1888 Aug. 27

 Item
Identifier: Mss .D54
Scope and content Consists of one handwritten signed letter by a dealer in zoological specimens in Port of Spain [Trinidad and Tobago], with Dietz's pencil notes at the end. Correspondent is replying to an earlier letter from Dietz. He says that he is low on beetles, but has a larger number of Lepidoptera available and offers to send them. [Specimen?] numbers for Coleoptera and Lepidoptera are listed in the left margin. Dietz has added what look like genus and species names in pencil at the bottom of the...
Dates: 1888