Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960

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Zoologist, explorer, and author.

From the description of Roy Chapman Andrews correspondence, 1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449556

Naturalist and explorer, leader of the Asiatic Zoological Expeditions and the Central Asiatic Expeditions, director of American Museum of Natural History from 1935 to 1941.

From the description of Journals of expeditions to Mongolia from 1919 to 1930 [microform] / Roy Chapman Andrews. 1919-1930. (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 40976751

From the description of Journals of expeditions to Mongolia from 1919 to 1930 / Roy Chapman Andrews. 1919-1930. (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 17591175

American naturalist and explorer.

From the description of Letters : Peking, China, to Henry Grier Bryant, Philadelphia, Pa., 1927 June 21 and 1929 June 20. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 31860765

Roy Chapman Andrews was an explorer and paleontologist, director of the American Museum of Natural History from 1935 to 1942.

Andrews began as a volunteer janitor and self-taught taxidermist at the museum in 1906. His first expedition was to the Pacific Coast to study marine mammals; he went on to explore in Alaska, Japan and Korea, and, aboard the U.S.S. Albatross, the East Indies. Andrews made over 20 expeditions, but his most famous were the Asiatic Zoological Expeditions, especially the third, from 1921 to 1930, known as the Central Asiatic Expeditions, which traveled to the Gobi Desert of Mongolia and China. These produced major discoveries, including skeletons of the extinct rhinoceros Indricotherium (originally named Baluchitherium), the oldest and largest land mammals known at that time; and the first recognized finding of dinosaur eggs. Andrews' first wife, Yvette Borup, traveled with him and photographed his early expeditions.

From the description of Papers, 1912-1944 (bulk 1919-1940). (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 55663287

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creatorOf Central Asiatic Expeditions of the American Museum of Natural History (1921-1930). [Field books of the Third Asiatic Expedition] [microform]. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Scrapbooks, 1874-1933. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf American Museum of Natural History. American Association for the Advancement of Science correspondence, 1916, 1928-1929. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960. Journals, 1908-1912. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Pond, Alonzo W. (Alonzo William), 1894-1986. Collection, 1924-1972. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Oliver, James Arthur, 1914-. Papers, 1916-1972 (bulk 1959-1969). American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf American Museum of Natural History. American Museum of Natural History reports, 1913-1989. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960. The California gray whale (Rhachianectes glaucus cope). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960. This business of exploring / by Roy Chapman Andrews. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Butler, Frederick B. Collection on the 1925 field season of the Third Asiatic Expedition, 1924-1927 (bulk 1925-1926). American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930). Third Central Asiatic Expedition administrative records, 1916-1940. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Roy Chapman Andrews autograph, undated New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Mammalogy. Departmental files, 1907-1979. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Museum event photographs, 1934-1941. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Burden, William Douglas, 1898-1976. Papers, 1920-1949. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960. Journals of expeditions to Mongolia from 1919 to 1930 [microform] / Roy Chapman Andrews. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960. Journals of expeditions to Mongolia from 1919 to 1930 / Roy Chapman Andrews. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. Field correspondence, 1891-1969. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Morden, William J. (William James), 1886-1958. Across Asia's snows and deserts / by William J. Morden. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Deane, Ernie. Arts and Crafts, Basket making class, Heber Springs, Ark., November 5, 1963 [Roy Andrews] [graphic] / Ernie Deane [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Special Films Collection: Expedition films, 1912-1960. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Mammalogy. Expeditions and scientific staff records, 1885-[ca. 1970]. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987. Nine shots in the dark, 1951. University of Arizona Libraries
creatorOf Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960. Papers, 1912-1944 (bulk 1919-1940). American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937. Papers of William Temple Hornaday, 1866-1975 (bulk 1906-1936). Library of Congress
creatorOf Coleman, Laurence Vail, 1893-1982. Letter, 1927. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946. Exploration tales for soldiers and sailors [microform] : YMCA lecture series. American Museum of Natural History
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referencedIn William T. Hornaday Papers, 1866-1975, (bulk 1906-1936) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960. Letters : Peking, China, to Henry Grier Bryant, Philadelphia, Pa., 1927 June 21 and 1929 June 20. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Central Asiatic Expeditions of the American Museum of Natural History (1921-1930). [Field books of the Third Asiatic Expedition]. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre. The Granger-Teilhard de Chardin collection, 1924-1936. Georgetown University, Joseph Mark Lauinger Memorial Library
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Asiatic Zoological Expedition (2nd : 1918-1920). Asian field photographs, 1918-1920. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Pew family. Papers, 1817-1965. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Cherrie, George Kruck, 1865-1946. Exploration tales for soldiers and sailors : YMCA lecture series. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Burden, W. Douglas (William Douglas), 1898-1978. Papers, 1920-1978 (bulk 1926-1961). American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Pacific Geographic Society. Pacific Geographic Society records, 1927-1940. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930). Records, 1924-1961, 1924-1934 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Administrative files, 1869-1968. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Orrin Sage Wightman Collection, [1895-1945] © 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Books and Authors War Bond Committee (Cambridge, Mass.). Books and Authors War Bond Committee collection, 1942-[1945?]. Cambridge Public Library, Main Library
creatorOf Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960. Roy Chapman Andrews correspondence, 1931. Library of Congress
creatorOf Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970. Papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948). American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Reeds, Chester A. (Chester Albert), b. 1882. Papers, 1924-1930. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Office of the Messrs Rockefeller. General files. 1890-1961. Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Wason, Charles, William, 1854-1918,. Original autograph letters relating to China and the Chinese together with the first Chinese proclamation printed in English, a manuscript map of the Opium War, original checks of the Earl of Macartney, early customs receipts, etc., 1686-1914. Cornell University Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Asia, Central
Mongolia
Mongolia
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China)
China
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China)
North Pacific Ocean
Korea
British Columbia
Gobi
New York (State)--New York
East Asia
Japan
Asia, Central
Mongolia
Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China)
Mongolia
Subject
Natural history museums--History--Sources
Paleontology
Central Asiatic expeditions of the American museum of natural history
Explorers
Dinosaurs--Eggs
Scientific expeditions
Geology
Whales
Paleontologists--Correspondence
Eggs, Fossil
Indricotherium
Occupation
Explorers
Zoologists
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Birth 1884-01-26

Death 1960-03-11

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