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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:

Edmund Heller diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .H45
Scope and Contents The diary is dated from October 9, 1917 to January 12, 1918, with undated addenda and address lists. It contains Heller’s personal reflections and daily activities on his solo return trip from the First Asiatic Zoological Expedition. He discusses the sites and architecture, the flora and weather, as well as the culture and his impressions of the people of each country. He writes of goods for sale, with a particular interest in lantern slides and fur-skinned merchandise. Many of his notations...

Henry Fairfield Osborn family records, 1860-1930

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .O8351
Abstract Letters, telegrams, Christmas cards, memorabilia, Perry family geneology, and miscellaneous printed matter. Includes correspondence from members of Henry Fairfield Osborn's family.

Henry Fairfield Osborn research papers, circa 1888.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .O8352
Abstract Bound volumes, notes and book manuscripts on amynodontidae and proboscidea, including evolution and skeletal structures.

Edmund Otis Hovey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .H681-.H682

Edmund Otis Hovey records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .H683
Scope and Content Note The Edmund Otis Hovey Records collection consists of approximately 50 field notebooks and journals from his and Mrs. Ettie Hovey’s travels around the Caribbean, North America, Europe and the Arctic; as well as, manuscripts of his papers and lectures notes. The collection also includes photographs, postcards, ephemera and newspaper clippings regarding the Crocker Land Expedition that took place from 1913-1917. The collection spans a period of approximately 20 years, beginning in 1890 and...