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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:

Collection of press clippings about Minik Wallace, 1894-1989

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .W3555
Abstract Photocopies of news clippings assembled by Dr. Rolf Gilberg in preparation for his book Mennesket Minik (1888-1919): En gronlaenders liv mellam 2 verdenar, published in 1988.

Roger Conant collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C667
Scope and Contents Correspondence, monographs, maps, articles, personal papers and oil paintings.Roger Conant (1909-2003) was a herpetologist whose specimen collection resides in the herpetology department of this museum. The author of the “Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians: Eastern and Central North America,” he served as the director of two Zoos, in Toledo and Philadelphia, and for many years was on the faculty of the University of New Mexico as an adjunct professor.Conant was a...

Cyril F. dos Passos papers, 1932-1978

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .D67
Scope and content The collection consists of minimally processed material. It is primarily correspondence, with some administrative papers, notes, newspaper clippings and a few personal and family photographs. Some general subject headings are noted in pencil on the outside of the boxes, such as Lepidoptera, Entomology, Zoological nomenclature and Carnegie [Institute]. Correspondents include F. Martin Brown, Jeane D. Gunder, Alexander B. Klots and Charles Lee Remington.

Bashford Dean papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .D433-.D434
Abstract Bashford Dean (1867-1928) was a teacher, ichthyologist, and armor scholar. As curator, he headed emergent departments at the American Museum of Natural History (Reptiles and Fishes, 1903-1910) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (curator, Arms and Armor, 1904-1912) in New York City. The Bashford Dean Papers primarily consists of correspondence and sketchbooks.

Douglas J. Preston manuscript and correspondence, before 1986.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .P74
Abstract Three notebook binders with correspondence, manuscripts, and related editorial remarks concerning Douglas J. Preston's book Dinosaurs in the Attic, 1986.