James Paul Chapin correspondence, 1953
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The Department of Ornithology, sits within the Division of Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History. It maintains one of the largest collections of bird specimens in the world. The research collections of the Department number nearly one million specimens; these include skins, skeletons, alcoholic preparations, eggs, nests, and tissue samples for molecular biochemical studies. A large number of type specimens and rare or extinct species are also found in its collections. The specime...
Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Robert Cushman Murphy and his wife, Grace Emiline Barstow Murphy. From the description of Letters, 1964-1971, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873220 Naturalist, scientist and environmentalist. From the description of Papers, [ca.1895-1965], ca.1895-ca.1965 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 156794758 Robert Cushman Murphy was a zoologist, ornithologist, and ocean...
Albert Eide Parr, an oceanographer and ichthyologist, was director of the American Museum of Natural History from 1942 to 1959. Parr was born in Bergen, Norway, went to sea during school and college vacations, studied zoology, and was appointed assistant in the Norway Bureau of Fisheries while an undergraduate. In 1926, Parr came to the United States, worked at the New York Aquarium, and in 1927 was invited by Harry Payne Bingham to serve as naturalist on an expedition t...
Herbert Friedman (1900-1987) was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 22, 1900. He received his bachelor's degree from City College and his PhD from Cornell University in 1923. He spent two years conducting fieldwork in Argentina, the Mexican border, and Africa. He was then appointed curator in the Division of Birds, United States National Museum, in 1929. During the 1930's he published books on birds from Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania. Friedman specialized in the study of the cowbird. In 1957, ...
E. Barton Worthington was an environmental biologist who worked on projects involving dams, rivers and lakes. He began his research by studying the fisheries of Lake Victoria in Africa during the depression years. He ended up writing the volume on science for Lord Hailey's monumental African Survey in 1938. He was also the scientific Director of the International Biological Program of the International Council of Scientific Unions. From the guide to the E. Barton Worthington papers, ...
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James Paul Chapin (July 9, 1889 – April 5, 1964) was an American ornithologist. Chapin was a former Curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. At the age of 19 he took the role of assistant to the American Museum Congo Expedition (1909-1915). This began his life-long association with that region and established his place as an expert on the birds of the Congo. A graduate of Columbia University, Chapin worked at the Museum from 1905 until his official retirement i...