American Museum of Natural History
Biographical / Historical
The American Museum of Natural History was incorporated in 1869.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Part of Collection — Box 5: Series 1 [Barcode: 39002075063322]
Call Number: ART 8, Series I
Call Number: MS 601
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs and memorabilia documenting Davison's activities as founder of a Yale aviation unit during World War I, his political career in the Republican Party in New York State, his presidency of the American Museum of Natural History (1933-1951) and his activities in many foundations, academic institutions and philanthropies. The aspect of his life most thoroughly documented is his organization of a Yale flying unit, which was formally recognized by...
Call Number: MS 1388
Abstract: The papers, which consist of letterbooks, correspondence, and subject files, including photographs and writings, document George Bird Grinnell's leading role in the American conservation movement. The material focuses on Grinnell's adult life (1886-1938) and details his work as editor of Forest and Stream magazine, authority on American Indians of the West, and active participant in the National Audubon Society, the Boone and Crockett Club, the American Game Protective and Propagation...
Call Number: MS 482
Abstract: Papers of five family members, the children and daughter-in-law of Alfred and Clarissa Terry, make up the major part of the collection. The most prominent figure is Alfred Howe Terry, a Civil War general in the Union army, whose correspondence and military papers relate to the Fitz-John Porter case, the Indian campaigns (1870s) and reminiscences of military service and the Civil War. Included are orders for the court martial of General Custer and drawings supposedly given to Terry by Sitting...