University of Kansas. Museum of Natural History
Found in 9 Records:
Ten 26x20" color artistic prints by William Nelson, signed and numbered. The prints depict the Battle of Little Bighorn, otherwise known as the Battle of the Greasy Grass or Lt. Colonel George Custer's Last Stand, which took place at the Little Bighorn River in Montana Territory in 1876 between U.S. Cavalry troops and Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapahoe warriors. The prints were created for the centennial anniversary of the battle.
This collection consists of field notebooks, drafts of speeches or articles, and reference material created and collected by C.D. Bunker, an assistant curator at the University of Kansas' Natural History Museum in the first half of the 20th century.
Manuscripts, research data and reference material, photographs, and correspondence of Morton Green, who was a staff member of the Vertebrae Paleontology Department at the Natural History Museum, located on the University of Kansas campus.
Philip S. Humphrey joined the faculty at the University of Kansas as the Director of the Natural History Museum in 1967. As Director, Humphrey oversaw two expansions of the Natural History Museum (Dyche Hall). The collection includes correspondence, research data, reports, journals, and manuscripts.
This collection includes the personal papers of Dr. Richard F. Johnston, a zoology professor and ornithology curator at the Natural History Museum at Dyche Hall, University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Johnston and colleagues at other institutions and is organized chronologically by decade.
This collection includes correspondence, research, and criticism done by paleontologist and geologist Robert W. Wilson while at the University of Kansas' Museum of Natural History and the South Dakota School of Mines and Geology's Geology Museum, among other work places. The collection also includes some compiled scrapbooks celebrating Wilson's career and some photographs of colleagues.
This collection consists of field notes and glass plates from the papers of University of Kansas zoology professor William Jacob Baumgartner. Glass plate negatives involve subjects of science, steel production and mining, penal institutions, pharmacy, and botany. Entomology field survey notes are from several different staff and faculty at the University of Kansas and its Museum of Natural History, including R.H. Beamer.
The Museum of Natural History at the University of Kansas began as the cabinet of natural history and now includes some 8 million specimens and 1.2 million archaeological artifacts. The records of the Museum are comprised of scrapbooks, artificial records, news releases, news clips, correspondence, budget records, personnel records, and publications.