Interesting finds in Invertebrate archives

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This post is a selection from our Hidden Collections Project Blog

by Erin Murphy, Miki Masuda


View from outside exhibition

Today we worked with a collection of records from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology, primarily consisting of correspondence about specimens between AMNH scientists and their colleagues at other institutions. Though the bulk of the collection was from the 1960s – 1980s, we did come across a set of original drawings from 1939 done by George H. Childs, who was a scientific artist for the Museum at the time.....continue reading