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Photographs showing exhibit cases with artifacts from the Lerner African Exhibit. Also includes one view of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lerner on the expedition. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota. Photographs are identified
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Photographs showing panels concerned with heritage, family roots, learning, playing, of these African children. Also documents a special weekend program supplementing this exhibition "Adornment Show, Children of Africa," including a show in the main auditorium of African music, dance, dress, and masks, as well as a second program, a jewelry workshop. Photographs were taken by James Coxe, Peter Goldberg, and Arthur Singer. Photographs are identified
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Photographs showing the exhibit of pastel drawings by Margot Moberly-Perrin. She traveled for eight years throughout most of Africa (except the eastern part) and her portraits attempted to depict the various racial types found on that continent. Photographs were taken by Leon Boltin. Photographs are identified
American Museum of Natural History
1. Hall of the Peoples of Africa: preliminary subject arrangement, A.M.N.H., 4/20/61 (1col. plan on board, 46 x 62 cm.).
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Photographs showing Dr. Bobb Schaeffer painting the first coelacanth cast that arrived in the United States, as well as Schaeffer and Mary B. Patsuris from the Dept. of Geology and Paleontology posing next to it. Also shows the coelacanth exhibition itself with closeups of its two accompanying explanatory panels. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota. Photographs are identified
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Photographs of the exhibition, including installation, objects (from Asia, Africa, Oceania, Europe, and America), and Director Dr. Thomas Nicholson and Frank Perdue at the show. Also shown is Sally Rand, a fan dancer, performing at the Museum. Photographs were taken by Joseph M. Sedacca, head of the Museum's Exhibition and Graphics Dept., Harold R. Walters, and Arthur Singer. Photographs are identified
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Photographs showing skulls from Europe, Africa, Java, and Smith Sound in the fossil man exhibit as well as studio photographs of these skulls. Includes the skull of the discredited Piltdown Man. Most photographs were taken by Shoichi Ichikawa; photographs also by Julius Kirchner. Photographs are identified
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Views of mask displays in the Museum's traveling exhibition. Photographs were taken by Robert E. Logan. Photographs are identified
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Very extensive correspondence files from the administrative offices of the Museum, dealing with all aspects of the Museum's history beginning with its founding in 1869. Records were created under the administration of Presidents John D. Wolfe, 1869-1872; Robert L. Stuart, 1872-1881; Morris K. Jesup, 1881-1908; Henry Fairfield Osborn, 1908-1933; F. Trubee Davison, 1933-1951; and Alexander M. White, 1952-1968. Also, Directors Hermon C. Bumpus, 1902-1911; Frederic A. Lucas, 1911-1923; George H. Sherwood, 1923-1924; Roy Chapman Andrews, 1935-1941; Albert E. Parr, 1942-1958; and James A. Oliver, 1958-1968
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Photographs documenting the temporary exhibition entitled "A Lute, Flute, and Drum: Musical Instruments Around the World" which displayed over 200 instruments from Africa, the South Seas, the Orient, and the Northwest Pacific Coast according to their types. Instruments displayed were membranophones, aerophones, chordophones, and idisphones. The hall, exhibit cases, and individual instruments are shown. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota and Frederick Schulze. Photographs are identified