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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:

Frederick B. Butler collection on the 1925 field season of the Third Asiatic Expedition

 Collection
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...

T. Donald Carter field books

 Collection
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,...

T. Donald Carter papers

 Collection
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 Asiatic Expeditions records

 Collection
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...

Charles Bonnet correspondence and prints, 1772

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B66
Scope and Contents One handwritten letter in French, three copperplate engraving prints of Charles Bonnet.

Charles Robert Knight biographies, before 1988.

 Collection
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.

Clark Wissler papers, 1942-1943.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .W57
Abstract Survey of the American Museum of Natural History, typescript carbon, incomplete. Also include original notes and typed drafts.