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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:

Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A54
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Andrews' correspondence, manuscripts, and transcripts of Andrews' broadcasts and talks from 1934 to1944. It also contains one folder of family and biographical documents and newspaper clippings received from Charles Gallenkamp, Andrews' biographer, in 1990. The majority of the administrative papers' correspondence concerns requests for speaking engagements about Andrews' explorations, requests for articles, and letters from the public and from companies...

James W. Atz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A89
Scope and Contents A portion of this collection consists of alphabetized correspondence between Dr. Atz and various professionals and organizations. Most of the letters are either personal in nature or related to research projects. There are also a number of publications, including articles, reprints, and journals. There are boxes dedicated to certain areas of research including oral brooding in cichlids, and one box of research-related items organized by species type. The material in the collection ranges...

Albert S. Bickmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B5351- .B5358
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, reports, newspaper clippings and photocopies of journal articles, photographs of Bickmore, and one drawing. The bulk of Bickmore's papers (32 boxes) consists of correspondence, mostly typewritten, relating to his work as superintendent of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) and curator of the Dept. of Public Education. Additional material consists of handwritten diaries from Bickmore's travels; the typescript of his...

Dorothy Bliss papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B55
Scope and Contents In the case of this collection, Scope and Content are virtually synonymous. Both words encompass Dr. Bliss's single-minded, detailed study of crustaceans in general and the land crab gecarcinus lateralis in particular. There is nothing in these papers that refers to her teaching positions or the other outside interests cited in the biographical sketch. It must be assumed that she was always careful to compartmentalize her various activities. The scope of the material starts in...

Brief notes on a two months' African safari : Collecting the Desert Group for the American Museum of Natural History : typescripts [1935?, 1938?] / by William D. Campbell

 Item
Identifier: Mss .C36
Scope and content Typescripts recount two of Campbell's expeditions: to East Africa, Dec. 1934-Jan. 1935; and to the Dunqulah region of Sudan, Dec. 1937-1938(?); primarily to collect specimens for the AMNH. Both reports are undated, and the account for the Sudan expedition appears to be unfinished. The reports mention Campbell's associates and co-leaders: hunter and photographer Alfred J. Klein in East Africa, and hunter Major W.V.D. Dickinson in Sudan. The appendix to the report on the East African expedition...