Avinoff, Andrey, 1884-1949

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Andrey Avinoff was a lepidopterist, artist and museum administrator.

Avinoff was a trustee of the American Museum of Natural History from 1942 to 1948. He was curator, Dept. of Entomology, then director of the Carnegie Museum between 1924 and 1945, and director emeritus 1945-1949.

From the description of Papers, 1935-1942. (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 54645945

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referencedIn Aleksandr Kazem-Bek papers, 1930-1977. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
creatorOf Avinoff, Andrey, 1884-1949. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Blanche Matthias papers, 1901-1983 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Avinoff, Andrey, 1884-1949. Papers, 1935-1942. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Matthias, Blanche, 1887-1983. Blanche Matthias papers, 1901-1983. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Poushkin Society in America Records, 1931-1955 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Kazem-Bek, Aleksandr 1902-1977. Aleksandr Kazem-Bek papers, 1930-1977. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Avinoff, Andrey. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
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associatedWith Clench, Harry K. person
associatedWith Kazem-Bek, Aleksandr 1902-1977. person
associatedWith Matthias, Blanche, 1887-1983. person
associatedWith Möschler, Heinrich B. (Heinrich Benno), 1831-1888. person
correspondedWith Poushkin Society in America corporateBody
associatedWith Schour, Isaac, 1900- person
associatedWith Stern, Otto, 1888-1969. person
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Jamaica
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Pattern formation (Biology)
Butterflies--Anatomy
Wings (Anatomy)--Anatomy
Butterflies
Butterflies--Type specimens
Animals
Pattern formation (Physical sciences)
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Birth 1884-02-14

Death 1949-07-16

Male

Americans

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