Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Distinguishes collections in the Library that are part of the Manuscript (Mss) data set.
Found in 142 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss .B88
Scope and Contents This collection contains field notes written by Butler during the 1925 field season (April 11-August 20) of the Third Asiatic Expedition. It also contains a typed diary detailing his experiences in Mongolia and discussing expedition staff members. Correspondences include letters to and from Butler and his wife in Tianjin (Tientsin), China, and official correspondences. Also included are various lectures ("Speech to the Algonquin Club. Boston, Dec. 7, 1926"; "Expedition lecture with lantern...
Identifier: Mss .C376
Scope and Contents The collection includes diaries and field notebooks from the 1927-1928 Day Roraima Expedition, the 1931-1932 Legendre Indochina Expedition, and the 1934 Sage West China Expedition, as well as material on the 1946-1947 Rutherford African Expedition. There are also diaries labeled by location and year(s): Costa Rica 1914; Abyssinia 1927-1929; Africa 1938; East Africa 1958; and Ungava, Québec 1953; and some yearly diaries. Carter participated in 27 expeditions in North and South America, Africa,...
Identifier: Mss .C375
Scope and Contents The Papers Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, articles and reviews, clippings and photocopies relating to Carter's collecting activities for the American Museum of Natural History, and to his interests in the classification of mammals and birds, and bird banding. Correspondence consists primarily of typewritten letters and carbon copies, with some handwritten letters, both sent and received. The collection includes two handwritten signed letters from Ugo Mochi, principal author...
Central Asia, northern China and the Nan Shan : account of the journeys of V.A. Obruchev, mining engineer, carried out under the direction of the Imperial Russian Geographic Society in 1892-94
Identifier: Mss .O27
Identifier: Mss .C446
Scope and Contents This collection is a record of the Museum’s explorations undertaken during the 1920s in the Gobi Desert under the leadership of Roy Chapman Andrews. A list of the men who participated in the CAE can be culled from the expeditions’ letterheads used by museum personnel in New York. All but three of the men cited on these letterheads are represented here. Those not found are Mont Reid, a physician, James Wang, an interpreter and G. Horwath of motor transport. The variety of other correspondents...
Centurie de lépidoptères de l'île de Cuba : : contenant la description et les figures coloriées de cent espèces de papillons nouveaux ou peu connus ; représentés d'après nature, souvent avec la chenille, la chrysalide, et plusieurs détails microscopiques. Décade 1 / / par Ph. Poey.
Identifier: Mss .P64
Found in: Research Library Special Collections / Centurie de lépidoptères de l'île de Cuba : : contenant la description et les figures coloriées de cent espèces de papillons nouveaux ou peu connus ; représentés d'après nature, souvent avec la chenille, la chrysalide, et plusieurs détails microscopiques. Décade 1 / / par Ph. Poey.
Identifier: Mss .B66
Identifier: Mss .K57
Abstract Photocopies of manuscripts (typed). Includes "Autobiography of an Artist" by Charles Knight, two copies, unpublished, 160 pages; "Toppy and Me" by Rhoda Steel Kalt, 129 pages; "Nonnie and Toppy: An Affectionate Memoir" by Rhoda Knight Kalt with some handwritten notes.
Identifier: Mss .W444
Identifier: Mss .W57