New Mexico vertebrate paleontological field photographs, 1947.


New Mexico vertebrate paleontological field photographs, 1947.

Photographs documenting the paleontological expedition to New Mexico. Photographs were taken by Edwin H. Colbert. Copy photographs by Robert E. Logan and Thane L. Bierwert. Photographs are identified.

29 photonegatives : b&w.23 photoprints : b&w mounted on file cards.26 transparencies : col. ; 35 mm.

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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 ...

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Simpson, George Gaylord, 1902-1984 (person)

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Whitaker, George O. (person)

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American Museum of Natural History. Paleontological Expedition to New Mexico (1947) (corporateBody)

Three month expedition to New Mexico led by George Gaylord Simpson, Chairman of the Dept. of Geology and Paleontology. The expedition party consisted of two units: Edwin H. Colbert headed the search for fossil reptiles, assisted by George Whitaker and later also by Walter Sorensen and Thomas Ieradi. The other unit was led by Dr. Simpson and included his wife, Anna Roe, and William Fish. They searched for fossil mammals and birds. Colbert discovered the first complete Nor...

Bierwert, Thane L. (person)