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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:

Libbie Henrietta Hyman taxonomic records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .H86
Scope and contents The collection consists of six notebooks (four composition, one small spiral notepad, one leather), kept as part of Hyman’s research work on invertebrate, including taxonomic identification of Turbellaria. The notebooks range from 1927 to 1964. They feature mathematical equations, trial and error scientific testing and a log of specimens. The majority of the journal content details specimen numbers, as well as information when these items were received, from where and whom. They are all...

James Paul Chapin correspondence, 1953

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C4537
Scope and content The collection consists of letters, handwritten and typwritten, to and from Chapin, mostly concerning his upcoming trip and work. The letters are arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent. Seven letters are from Henri Schouteden and nine are from Robert W. Storer. Other correspondents (one letter each, except where noted) include Rudyerd Boulten; L.D. Branch, discussing the lyre-tailed honeyguide; Herbert Friedmann, discussing honeyguide nesting, including the species Indicator minor;...

Francis Lee Jaques field diaries and sketchbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .J37
Summary Francis Lee Jaques (28 September 1887-24 July 1969), also known as Lee Jaques, is celebrated for his diorama paintings at the American Museum of Natural History, executed during the early and mid-twentieth century. A frequent collaborator with Museum curator and ornithologist Frank M. Chapman (1864-1945), the artist is especially associated with the Whitney Memorial Hall of Pacific Bird Life (that was co-designed with Robert Cushman Murphy, Museum curator and ornithologist). This collection of...

Journal of the representative from the American Museum of Natural History : holograph / C.M. Breder, Jr.

 Item
Identifier: Mss .B74-1924
Scope and content Field notes and itinerary of the 1924 Marsh Darien Expedition. The first entry is Jan. 16; the last entry is July 6. Breder collected specimens of fishes, amphibians and reptiles.

Kaiser Otto des Grosse Schaedel papers, 1869.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .S333
Abstract Zwei Photographen in nat. Gross nach Zeichnungen von Moler Ochs dabeiszwei Original briefe der Archiv-directors con Magdeburg von Jahre 1869. Written MSS note. With illustrations. In German.

Kalbfleisch Field Research Station collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .K35
Scope and Content note This collection contains a wide variety of documents related to the Museum’s acquisition and operation of the Kalbfleisch Field Research Station in Huntington, Long Island, which span from 1937, when Ms. Kalbfleisch began pursuing her wish to bequeath the estate, through 1982 when the Museum finally sold the property. The collection provides a comprehensive history of the Station by featuring information related to all aspects of its existence, including: correspondence, memos, legal...