Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History
Home to the world's largest collection of vertebrate fossils, the American Museum of Natural History has a long and distinguished history of paleontological research around the globe. Museum scientists in the Division of Paleontology study the history of life on Earth through the discovery, analysis, and comparison of fossil remains. The Museum's history includes some of the greatest names in paleontology and some of science's most important and groundbreaking field expeditions, including Roy Chapman Andrews's seminal Central Asiatic Expeditions (1921-1930), and Barnum Brown's India-Burma Expedition (1922-1923).
The first curator of the Department of …
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Publication information: Article title: Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Natural History. Volume: 114. Issue: 3 Publication date: April 2005. Page number: 68+. © American Museum of Natural History Dec 2008/Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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