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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Carriker South American Expeditions, 1929-1935. Papers.

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0900
Overview These papers are concerned with five separate expeditions for collecting vertebrates in South America. The first three, in 1929-1932 were made to Peru, while the second two, 1933-1935 were to Bolivia. Melbourne A. Carriker was a Philadelphian interested in becoming a collector and through the sponsorship of the Academy and financial aid of Clement B. Newbold, he went to Peru where he collected birds and mammals. Later, on his Bolivian expeditions he was accompanied by his son M.R. Carriker...
Dates: 1929-1935

Charles Willson Peale Lectures on Natural History, 1800-1802

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0040
Scope and Contents As a device for attracting visitors to his early Philadelphia museum, C. W. Peale gave various courses of lectures. The outlines for those delivered during 1801 to 1802 were devoted to the subject of natural objects. The series consists of 39 numbers and various introductory sections, making in all 42 parts. These were donated to the Academy where they remained until 1948 when they were deposited, on call, with the American Philosophical Society of Philadelphia. [Recalled to the ANSP July...
Dates: 1800-1802

George L. Harrison, Jr., Photographs from Hunting Expeditions, 1903-1914

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-2012-049
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 1300 glass and nitrate film negatives taken by and of George L. Harrison, Jr., and his wife Mary Ingalls Harrison, on their expeditions and travels in the early 20th Century. Importantly, a number of Academy specimens (mammals and birds, at least) were collected by Harrison et al. and remain in the Academy collections today.Further, the collection includes an external hard-drive with a set of digital images of the negatives, professionally...
Dates: 1903-1914

Hans Troschel Woodcuts

 Collection — Drawer 34
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0749
Overview Hans Troschel, 1899-1979, received his schooling at the Bauhaus School in Germany. Before World War 2, he was a teacher of self-expression in the arts. During the war he was taken captive and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. In 1954 he regained his freedom and returned to Germany where he continued to work and teach. The collection contains six woodcuts of birds and mammals, including a buzzard, osprey, wild geese, doe, a squirrel and a cat. Troschel made the prints in 1960, after his...
Dates: 1960

Peter Arrell Browne Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0756

Earl Lincoln Poole papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0458
Scope and Contents The Earl Lincoln Poole papers house records created by Poole in the study of ornithology and related disciplines, and his illustrations for Academy collaborations. The collection dates from 1915 to 1972 and contains paintings, illustrations, printing blocks, rough drafts, notes, maps, field notes, correspondence, index cards, photographs, slides, newspaper clippings, and ephemera. These materials document Poole's work as an illustrator for Academy ornithologists, his efforts to document the...
Dates: 1915 - 1972

Vertebrate Zoology Department Records

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0587

Wharton Huber, 1877-1942.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ANSP-Coll-0775
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photographs, photographic equipment, and miscellaneous printed material. 3 document cases. Unprocessed. Personal papers of the Academy's curator of mammals, including a copy of the typed diary kept by Edward Woolman on the Academy expedition to the Queen Charlotte Islands In 1930, illustrated with Huber's photographs.

Archived from Huber's library on August 9, 1965.

Dates: 1877-1942

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