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Wharton Huber Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-2010-101
Scope and Contents 70 linear inches of glass plate negatives, positives, and plastic film (could be nitrate?).

Dates: 1920s

Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Exhibits Department records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0998
Overview Prior to the 1930s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia had neither an education department nor an exhibits department. However, the museum clearly stated that “to see that our scientific work is shared with the public in ways that instruct and entertain is one of our direct responsibilities, for knowledge of Nature not only widens the mental horizon, but helps to ease the common burdens of life.” In 1920, Harold T. Green came to work at the Academy. At first, he was in charge of...
Dates: 1852 - 2001

Taxidermy

 Subject

McCadden, David. Shows McCadden in his taxidermy studio. Taxidermy. 0058889-005893., 194?

 File — Box: 17, Folder: 33
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of single and group portraits of scientists (professional and amatuer), many affiliated with the Academy. When known, Academy affiliation and scientific field of interest is noted (botany, entomology, geology, paleontology, zoology, ichthyology, ornithology, diatoms, etc.). Portraits show scientists in the field and at work as well as posed portraits. Thus far, the collection includes 1680 persons or groups. Formats include photographic prints, cartes de visite, cabinet...
Dates: 194?

Taxidermy model suppliers, circa 1976

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Researchers will find a range of materials that span the better part of the 20th century. Of special interest are the Harold T. Green papers, for these include paintings, specimens, color swatches, sketches, photographs, and illustrations of all sorts taken in situ on expeditions to Africa in the 1930s. Later series reflect the operating methods of the Exhibit Department's project managers into the 1990s.
Dates: circa 1976

Landscapes: houses and water in deciduous forest; people, football[?] player, taxidermy birds

 minibox
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 70 linear inches of glass plate negatives, positives, and plastic film (could be nitrate?).

Dates: 1920s

Stoll, Frederick. Shows Stoll working. Also includes 1 duplicate print. ANSP staff, taxidermy. 006749-006751., 1945, undated

 File — Box: 26, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of single and group portraits of scientists (professional and amatuer), many affiliated with the Academy. When known, Academy affiliation and scientific field of interest is noted (botany, entomology, geology, paleontology, zoology, ichthyology, ornithology, diatoms, etc.). Portraits show scientists in the field and at work as well as posed portraits. Thus far, the collection includes 1680 persons or groups. Formats include photographic prints, cartes de visite, cabinet...
Dates: 1945, undated

African Scenes , 1936 or 1955

 Item — Box: F16-0006
Identifier: F16-006
note on date Edge codes suggest the film is from 1934, 1954 or 1974. The film could be from the 1936 African Expedition to Portugese West Africa, lead by Gilpin Lovering and James Devlin, Jr., or from the 1955 Africa Expedition, lead by William K. Carpenter.

Miscellaneous imagse of African animas, landscapes, and natives; the following captions appear: "Field taxidermy," "Two of everything has been collected," "Road to the South and home."
Dates: 1936 or 1955

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