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Non-Specimen Collections

Departmental Library

Houses the departmental research books, serials, and reprints. Library material is the property of Herpetology and may not be removed from the department. Visitors are not allowed access and/or may not copy library material without curatorial approval (see Collection Visitation Policy).

Departmental Archives

Archives the departmental files, correspondence files, original and microfilmed AMNH Catalogs, field notes/journals of individual collectors and expeditions, catalogs of acquired collections, departmental card files, maps, 35 mm slides, photographic prints, and original artwork for publications. Archived material is the property of Herpetology and may not be removed from the department. Visitors are not allowed access and/or may not copy archival material without curatorial approval (see Collection Visitation Policy).

Tape Recordings

1983 survey showed tape holdings for over 400 species of 77 genera of anurans and a few sounds of salamanders and reptiles with many African tapes waiting to be processed. The sound library is an important adjunct to the amphibian collection.

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am - 5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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