Fossil fish records, 1873-1980.


Fossil fish records, 1873-1980.

Correspondence, and some reports and other papers principally discussing acquisition of specimens from the United States and overseas by field work, exchange, purchase, transfer, and gift. Correspondents include Bobb Schaeffer, Edwin H. Colbert, William K. Gregory, and Alfred Romer. Some correspondence referring to acquisition of Cope Collection. In addition, photographs and drawings of fossil fish including exhibits at the Museum in the Fossil Fish Hall; published articles written by William K. Gregory; a series of papers, 1873-ca. 1902, relating to the Newberry Collection of Fossil Fishes (collected by John S. Newberry in Ohio, and transferred to the Museum from Columbia University in 1904) include notes, field information, and drawings prepared by Newberry; letters to Newberry from other collectors and researchers such as William Clark and William Kepler.

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Related Entities

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American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. (corporateBody)

Collecting area: Records relating to the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology's activities in the field and laboratory. From the description of Repository description. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155512262 ...

Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001 (person)

Former curator of Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. From the description of Vertebrate paleontological photographs, 1948-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155517542 ...

Kepler, William H. (William Henry), 1910- (person)

Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970 (person)

Vertebrate paleontologist, Curator in the Dept. of Comparative Anatomy, Ichthyology, and Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History; and Professor of Vertebrate Paleontology, Columbia University. He died in 1970. From the description of Papers, 1906-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155485193 William King Gregory, vertebrate paleontologist and ichthyologist, was a curator at the American Museum of Natural History and a professor...

Schaeffer, Bobb, 1913-2004 (person)

Curator in the Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, and specialist in paleoichthyology. From the description of Papers, 1940-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155509876 ...

Newberry, J. S. 1822-1892. (person)

American Museum of Natural History. Fossil Fish Hall. (corporateBody)

Romer, Alfred Sherwood, 1894-1973 (person)

George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) Alfred Sherwood Romer (1894-1973) was an eminent vertebrate paleontologist. He graduated from Amherst College in 1917 and then served during World War I in the American Field Service and, subsequently, in the United States Army. It is believed that when he was with A.F.S. he drov...

Clark, William. (person)

Nothing is known about William Clark. From the description of Land records, 1778-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122508054 ...