Cleveland Museum of Art - Ingalls Library
University of Michigan Libraries
Arranges for meeting at his studio
Smithsonian Libraries
Correspondents include Jan Smuts, Hamilton-Stevenson, Ernest Thompson Seton, George Eastman, Henry Cabot Lodge, Lowell Thomas, Edsel Ford, Harold Ickes, Gifford Pinchot, Hamlin Garland, and Vilhjalmur Stefansson, among others
Brooklyn Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Watson Library
The folder may include clippings, announcements, small exhibition catalogs, and other ephemeral items
American Museum of Natural History
Primarily images from the dioramas in the the AMNH Akeley Memorial Hall of African Mammals with some interior views of the hall. Includes some images of preparator refurbishing Cheetah Group inside the diorama, 1974. Also includes 5 duplicate slides of black & white photographs depicting Carl Akeley in the field, a group photograph and an illustration of the African Mammal Hall
New York State Historical Documents
Film documenting Carl Akeley's trip to the Kivu region of the Congo to secure gorilla specimens for the Museum, showing gorillas eating and tending their infants, as well as gorilla nests and trails. Akeley also filmed some scenes of camp life, of a village market, and of a Holoholo ceremonial feast. Locations also include Butembo, and Mombasa, Kenya
New York State Historical Documents
Photographs of the exhibition, fully titled "Carl Akeley: the Man Behind the Hall." It displayed portraits and biographical events recording his life and career, etc. in sections entitled "People," "Accessories," and "Animals in the Field." Photographs taken by James Coxe. Photographs are identified
American Museum of Natural History
Possibly slides used for a presentation about Carl Akeley's grave restoration. Includes portraits of Carl Akeley, facts about his life, and the grave restoration
Smithsonian Libraries
Articles include: Carl Akeley and his work, by Dr. Clyde Fisher. The scientific monthly. American Museum of Natural History, New York. February 1927; Carl E. Akeley again penetrates the African jungle, by Dorothy S. Greene. Natural history, August 1921; American natural history journal, November 1918; newspaper clipping about Akeley's divorce, New York Times, March 2, 1923; The work of Carl E. Akeley in Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago)