General correspondence files, [ca. 1887]-1966.

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American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. General correspondence files, [ca. 1887]-1966.

General correspondence files, [ca. 1887]-1966.

Extensive correspondence files of curators and employees and other paleontologists associated with the department concerning field work, identification of specimens, exhibits, acquisition of specimens, research topics, publications, miscellaneous subjects, correspondence with other museums and scientific institutions, and other topics. Hundreds of scientists worldwide are represented by correspondence and include Alexander Agassiz, Glover M. Allen, Florentino Ameghino, Erwin H. Barbour, Franz Boas, Stephen F. Borhegyi, Robert Broom, Barnum Brown, Hermon C. Bumpus, Edwin H. Colbert, Joseph T. Gregory, Claude W. Hibbard, D.A. Hooijer, William T. Hornaday, Remington Kellogg, Charles R. Knight, George Kunz, Bjorn Kurten, Richard Swann Lull, R. Lydekker, James Reid Macdonald, William D. Matthew, John C. Merriam, Charles C. Mook, J.P. Morgan (Sr. and Jr.), Frederick K. Morris, Henry Fairfield Osborn, Alfred Romer, George Gaylord Simpson, Charles H. Sternberg, and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

48 cubic ft.

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Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935

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Mook, Charles Craig

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