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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:

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial and Exhibitions 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

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

W. Douglas Burden papers

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

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

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)

Alfred Russel Wallace correspondence

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 100213305]
Identifier: Mss .W3551
Scope and Contents The collection consists almost entirely of handwritten, signed letters from Wallace to Cockerell, along with a few postcards. There are also one letter from Wallace's wife, Annie, and four letters (one typewritten) and a postcard from Wallace's son, William, following Wallace's death; and one newspaper clipping. The bulk of the letters are an ongoing one-sided conversation between the two naturalists on their scientific work and theories, beginning with a discussion of Wallace's book,...
Dates: 1890-1914

E. P. Wheeler 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

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