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    A survey of multivariate methods for systematics
    (New York : N.A. Neff & L.F. Marcus, 1980 (New York : Printed at the American Museum of Natural History), 1980) Neff, Nancy A.; Marcus, Leslie Floyd; American Society of Mammalogists. Meeting (1980 : Kingston, R.I.); American Museum of Natural History.
    "This manual was prepared for distribution at a workshop on Numerical Methods in Systematic Mammalogy, held on 9 June 1980 during the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists in Kingston, Rhode Island."--Verso t.p. Bibliography: p. [213]-235.
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    Letter, 1899 Feb. 16 : [Albany] to Frank M. Chapman, Asst. Curator, American Museum of Natural History, N.Y. City.
    (1899) Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Chapman, Frank M. (Frank Michler), 1864-1945.
    Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York State Audubon Society in 1897. According to Chapman's autobiography, "the letter marks the beginning of an inspiring friendship. ... Although Mr. Roosevelt was a born bird-lover and had published not a little concerning birds, this, as far as I am aware, was his first definite (and certainly his first official) contribution to a cause which he later supported so effectively." Cf. Chapman, Autobiography of a birdlover, 1933, p. 180-181.
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    The butterflies of North America, diurnal Lepidoptera : whence they come, where they go, and what they do.
    (1885) Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885.
    Unpublished manuscript from The Butterflies of North America by Titian Ramsay Peale. The corresponding plates can be found in our Digital Special Collections Database:[0][element_id]=300&advanced[0][type]=is+exactly&advanced[0][terms]=Peale%2C+Titian+Ramsay%2C+1799-1885
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    Osteological contributions to the natural history of the chimpanzees (Troglodytes) & orangs (Pithecus). No. V, Comparison of the lower jaw & vertebrate column of the Troglodytes Gorilla, Troglodytes niger, Pithecus Satyrus, and different varieties of the human race
    (2015-06-29) Owen, Richard, 1804-1892.
    Holograph ms. The article was subsequently published in: Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, v. 4, pt. 4 (p. 89-115). The part was published some time between 1855 and 1862, the latter being the publication date printed on the vol. t.p. (the individual parts are undated). The article is numbered VIII in that vol. The statement below its caption title ("Read September 9, 1851") should have read "Read September 9, 1852."
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    On the homology of the conario-hypophysial tracts, or the so-called "pineal" and "pituitary" glands
    ([1881]) Owen, Richard, 1804-1892.
    Holograph. Paper read Dec. 1, 1881 and subsequently published in: The journal of the Linnean Society. Zoology, v. 16 (no. 90), on pages 131-149, published Jan. 26, 1882 with slightly varying title: On the homology of the conario-hypophysial tract, or the so-called pineal and pituitary glands.
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    ([1841?]) Owen, Richard, 1804-1892.
    1. The Missouri leviathan [from the Times newspaper, 31 December 1841] (2 pages on 1 leaf) -- 2. Copy of a manuscript letter to Petty Vaughan, Esq., by William Clift (Owen's father-in-law), dated 20th Nov. 1841 (5 pages on 3 leaves) -- 3. Extract from The farmer's cabinet and American herd-book, vol. 6, no. A (whole no. 82), Nov. 15, 1841 [copy of text and illustration dealing with the Missouri leviathan] (2 pages on 1 leaf) -- 4. Report on the collection of fossil remainsfrom the Tertiary strata of the Missouri, now exhibiting at the Egyptian Hall, by Richard Owen (3 leaves)
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    Letter from Richard Owen, Esq., F.R.S., F.G.S., &c &c on Dr. Harlans notice of new fossil Mammalia &c published in this journal, vol. 43, p. 141.
    ([1842]) Owen, Richard, 1804-1892.
    Letter dated Dec. 10th, 1842 and received by the editors of The American journal of science and arts, Jan. 27th, 1843. The letter was published in v. 44, no. 2, 1843 of that journal, as its art. 10. Rebuttal of R. Harlan's article, entitled Notice of two new fossil mammals from Brunswick Canal, Georgia; with observations on some new fossil quadrupeds of the United States, which was published in The American journal of science and arts, v. 43, Oct. 1842, no. 1 (as its art. 12) on pages 141-144.
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    Lecture II, The skeleton [of fishes]
    ([1843]) Owen, Richard, 1804-1892.
    Holograph. Subsequently published in: Lectures on the comparative anatomy and physiology of the vertebrate animals : delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, in 1844 and 1846. Part 1, Fishes. London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. Pages 20-41.
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    Contributions to the ethnology of Egypt
    ([1875]) Owen, Richard, 1804-1892.
    Galley proof an article published in: The journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, v. 4, pages 223-254 (1875); pasted onto sheets and with numerous holograph annotations. Comparative study on the origins of the ancient Egyptians. Intended as a reply to an article published in the Journal of the Ethnological Society of London. Includes detailed analysis of ancient Egyptian sculpture material as anthropological evidence of racial characteristics, as well as anthropometric data.
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    On cerebral homologies in vertebrates and invertebrates
    ([1882]) Owen, Richard, 1804-1892.
    Holograph. Subsequently published in: The journal of the Linnean Society. Zoology, v. 17 (no. 97), on pages 1-40, published Mar. 24, 1883.
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    (2014-12-02) Ellsworth, Lincoln, 1880-1951.
    Typescript, with corrections in pencil by G.H.G. Preceded by a t.p. which is not part of the ms. The text on that page reads: Biographical manuscript, probably written before 1935 by Lincoln Ellsworth. Transferred to the Library, January 24, 1956.
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    Nomenclature of birds.
    (1851) Gray, George Robert, 1808-1872.
    Unpublished book.
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    Agreement between the Department of Public Parks of the City of New York and the American Museum of Natural History to build the Museum in Manhattan Square
    (1878) New York (N.Y.). Department of Public Parks.; American Museum of Natural History.; Wenman, James F. (James Fowler); Irwin, William.; Stuart, Robert Leighton.
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    Original catalogue of Edwards collection of Lepidoptera.
    (2014-04-08) Edwards, Henry, 1830-1891.
    The Collection is in the American Museum of Natural History's Dept. of Entomology.
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    Chapter 119, An act to incorporate the American Museum of Natural History : passed April 6, 1869.
    (2012-08-10) New York (State). Legislature. Assembly; American Museum of Natural History.
    Transcription of text: The people of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and its Assembly do enact as follows: Section 1, John David Wolfe, Robert Colgate, Benjamin H. Field, Robert . Stuart, Adrian Iselin, Benjamin B. Sherman, William A. Haines, Theodore Roosevelt, Howard Potter, William T. Blodgett, Morris K. Jesup, D. Jackson Steward, J. Pierpont Morgan, Anson G.P. Dodge, Charles A. Dana, Joseph H. Choate and Henry Parish, and such persons as may hereafter become members of the Corporation hereby created ["are hereby created" above line] a body corporate, by the name of The American Museum of Natural History," to be located in the City of New-York, for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in said City a museum and library of natural history; of encouraging and developing the study of natural sciences; of advancing the general knowledge of kindred subjects, and to that end of furnishing popular instruction and recreation. [Section] 2. Said corporation shall have power to make and adopt a constitution and by-laws, and to make rules and regulations for the admission, suspension and expulsion of its members, and their government, the number and election of its officers, and to define their duties, and for the safe keeping of its property, and, from time to time, to alter and modify such constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations. Until an election shall be held, pursuant to such constitution and by-laws, the persons named in the first section of this act shall be and are hereby declared to be the trustees and managers of said corporation and its property. [Section] 3. The said corporation may purchase and hold or lease any real and personal estate necessary and proper for the purpose of its incorporation, provided they shall not hold real estate which shall exceed one hundred thousand dollars in value. [Section] 4. Said corporation shall possess the general powers and be subject to the restrictions and liabilities prescribed the third title of the eighteenth chapter of the first part of the revised statutes. [Section] 5. This act shall take effect immediately.
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    A visit to Florida in the early part of the century.
    (2012-04-17) Peale, L.
    An account of a collecting expedition to Florida and Georgia sponsored by the Academy of Natural Sciences, Dec. 1817-April 1818. The expedition party included William Maclure, Thomas Say, George Ord and Titian Ramsay Peale.
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    Verzeichniss der ornithologischen Samlung aufgestellt im Jahr 1865.
    (2012-02-22) Wied, Maximilian, Prinz von, 1782-1867.; American Museum of Natural History.
    A catalog prepared by the author for his ornithological collection most of which is now the property of the American Museum of Natural History. Consists mainly of listing of South American birds. Also includes Prince Maximilian's views about the status and nomenclature of the species he owned.