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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:

Edward Drinker Cope papers, 1846-1897

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C67
Scope and Contents Contains chiefly letters written by Cope to his family and correspondence between him and Henry Fairfield Osborn, some illustrated or with newspaper clippings attached. Also included are childhood report cards, a few mss. of his poems and essays (1854), a pamphlet by him entitled "The marriage problem" (1888), shipping notices from expedition sites (1881-1884), and a copy of his will.Box 1. Letters, 1846-1875 -- Box 2. Letters, 1876-1888 -- Box 3. Letters, 1889-1897. Cope-Osborn...

Edward M. Weyer, Jr. collection, circa 1924-1979.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .W449
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, notebooks and manuscripts (autograph and typed) for articles and prospective books, notes for Man in the Arctic, both book and lecture series. Also includes clippings from newspapers and periodicals, audio tapes, film, photography and memorabilia as well as field notes from the Stoll-McCracken Expedition (1928). The field notes include a journal, drawings and loose pages both original and typed copies.

Ernest Thompson Seton collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .S41-.S42
Scope and Contents The collection consists of unprocessed material: letters, papers, photographs and sheet music. According to biographical information, Seton's friends while working at the AMNH included ornithologist Frank M. Chapman; William T. Hornaday, the first director of the New York Zoological Park; and zoologist Elliott Coues.

American Museum of Natural History, Expedition to China correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .E973
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 16 folders of material, primarily typewritten correspondence (some carbon copies), relating to the planning, organization and progress of the Expedition to China. The majority of the letters are between Laufer and Franz Boas (a famed anthropologist who had formerly worked at AMNH and at the time was running the anthropology PhD. program at Columbia University), with Laufer supplying regular reports on his work to Boas, who disseminated and coordinated the information...

F. Martin Brown papers, circa 1926-1990

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B76-.B761
Scope and content The collection consists of correspondence, notebooks, data cards, articles, notes and other research material, and personal papers. The first group of 51 boxes has had preliminary processing, with pencilled notations on the outside indicating each box's contents. Subjects include Edwards, Mead, Fabricius, and Pike's Peak. The second group of 9 boxes is unprocessed material. A bibliography of Brown's publications is filed with the collection.

F. Martin Brown papers, circa 1940-1980

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .B762
Scope and Contents Account books, personal files, maps, newspaper clippings, field notes, book manuscripts and mounted photographs.