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THE

AMERICAN MUSEUM

JOURNAL

VOLUME XII, 1912

NEW YORK

PUBLISHED BY THE

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

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American Museum of Natural History

Seventy-seventh Street and Central Park West, New York City

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

President

HENRY FAIRFIELD OSBORN First Vice-President

Second Vice-President CLEVELAND H. DODGE

J. PIERPONT MORGAN, JR. Treasures

Secretary
CHARLES LANIER

ADRIAN ISELIN, JR
THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
THE COMPTROLLER OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS
ALBERT S. BICKMORE

A. D. JUILLIARD
GEORGE S. BOWDOIN

SETH Low
JOSEPH H. CHOATE

OGDEN MILLS
Thomas DEWITT CUYLER

J. PIERPONT MORGAN
James DOUGLAS

PERCY R. PYNE
Madison GRANT

William ROCKEFELLER
ANSON W. HARD

John B. TREVOR
ARTHUR CURTISS JAMES

FELIX M. WARBURG
WALTER B. JAMES

GEORGE W. WICKERSHAY

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

Director

Assistant Secretary FREDERIC A. Lucas

GEORGE H. SHERWOOD
Assistant Treasurer
THE UNITED STATES TRUST COMPANY OF NEW YORK

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WORKROOMS AND STORAGE COLLECTIONS may be visited by persons presenting membership tickets. The storage collections are open to all persons desiring to examine specimens for special study. Applications should be made at the information desk.

The Mitla RESTAURANT in the east basement is reached by the elevator and is open from 12 to 5 on all days except Sundays. Afternoon Tea is served from 2 to 5. The Mitla room is of unusual interest as an exhibition hall being an exact reproduction of temple ruins at Mitla. Mexico. ILLUSTRATIONS

Eskimo, 4, 7, 8, 11, 161, 200, 201, 202, 203 Eskimo snow house, 6, 10

Fish mount, 175, 176
Flamingos, 305, 306, 307, 308
Font-de-Gaume cavern, 282; Entrance to,

285; Paintings from, 288, 293
Four-toed horse skeleton, 186
Foxes, 14, 124
Fur seals, 130, 131, 132, 133

Ghost-fish, Model of Japanese, 173
Giant forest pigs, 212
Girafle heads, 96, 97
Glyptodont carapace, 178, 179

Hagfish (Homeu stouti) 173
Hannington, Lake, 304, 308
Harpoon gun, 212
Hartebeest head, 98
Horton River, Summer hunting lodge, 206
Human femur, Locality where found, 183,

181

Allen, Dr. J. A., 2
Alligator gar, Mounted skin of, 174
Altamira cavern, 278, 287; paintings in, 291
Amundsen, Capt. Roald, 275
Anderson, Rudolph M., 274
Arctic expedition near Kendall River, 8
Arctic wilderness, Scanning horizon in, 163

Barren Ground inland from Cape Parry, 204
Batian, Mount Kenia's highest pinnacle, 57
Beaver in New York Zoological Park, 146
Beaver lodge, Red Deer River, 147
Betta pugnar, 23
Bigtrees, 228-235
Boa constrictor swallowing rabbit, 113
Borup, George, 85, 154
Buffalo chase (Sioux Indians) 93
Bushmaster skull, 114
Butterfly group, 106

Icebergs, 162, 163, 169
Ice pit with water-worn boulders 184,

(alaveras Grove, 233
(amp oil stove, Arctic expedition, 85
Cape Thomas Hubbard, 160
Carrel, Dr. Alexis, 278
(artailhac, Prof. Emile, 282, 283
Casts, Duplicate life, 26, 27, 29
(atfish (Macrones), 23
Catlin paintings, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93
Cave in Mexican mine, 218
Cave paintings, Reproductions, 278, 288,

290, 291, 292, 293, 294
Chimæroid, Model of Japanese, 173
Chinese ancient bronzes, 136; cloisonné,

137; masks, 135 Cicada group, 187, 189; broods, distribution,

188
Cogul, Paintings from Cavern of, 293
(Coppermine River, Mud Cliff along, 12
('oronation Gulf Deserted village, 198;

Start of expedition from, 196
Coronation Gulf Island, 12
Cro-Magnon hamlet (Dordogne) 284
(row Indian clown, 74
Cryptobranchus group, 310, 312, 313

Kayak, 12
Kitovi Rookery, St. Paul Island, 132
korean picking azaleas, 267; praying at

shrine, 266
Korean expedition leaving Chon-Chin, 259;

traveling by bull-cart, 262
Korean gun-bearer, 267
Korean Valley, 263

La Madeleine, Cliff ruins, 286
Larch forest. Korea, 265
La Vézère, Dordogne, 280
Le Chaffaud, Horse's from, 290
Le Portel cavern, 283
Les Combarelles cavern, Mammoth from,

290
Lorthet, Engraving from cavern of, 294
Lungtis, Living, 226, 231: cocoon of, 252

Dog feast (Sioux Indians) 89
Dogs, Eskimo, 168; with sledge, 86
Dolphin and i'nion Strait, Spring village,

198; winter village, 11 Dominica, Roseau Gorge, 70

Edentates, Pedigree of, 300; Skulls of, 302
Elephant country, Typical, 45, 46
Elephant cows and calves resting in forest, 52
Elephant herd, Devastation from, 00:

facing to charge, 31
Elephant pit, 61, 62
Elephants, 42, 41, 405, 16, 47, 49, 50, 51, 52,

60, 99

Mac('urdy, Prof. George G., 282
MacMillan, Donald B., 85 159, 276
Maps:

Crocker Land expedition, 84
Korean expedition, Itinerary of, 260
Stefánsson-Anderson Arctic expedition,

5, 198

Western Colombia, 214
Mariposa Grove, 232
Vasks used in mystery plays, Pekin, 135
Mexican burros, 180
Mexican fields, Cultivation of, 180
Miller, Leo E., 216

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"Shovel-pit" at Ely, Nevada, 110-111

Sioux dress, 67

Slime-eel (Ilo med stouli) 173

Sled, Coronation Gulf, 10

Smoking the Shield (Catlin Painting) 92

Snake group, 30, 31

Soil, Cross section of layers, 183
Soundings, Deep sea, 168
South Polar regions, 167
Spoonbill sturgeon group. 172
Stefánsson, Vilhjálmur, 194, 196
Stone house, Simpson Bay, 197
Sun dance ritual, 25
Sun, Last view of in Arctics, 164

Tahiti natives, 141, 142, 143, 144

Termite nest, 72

Tide-pool, Nahant, 668

Titanothere skull, 15; modeling, 16

Toucan at home, 82

Tumen River, 263

Turtle hunt by torchlight, 90

Uganda, In the forests of, 42

Vries, Prof. Hugo de, 277

War dance, Tapuya, 91

Water “butterfly" (Pantodon) 23

Whales, California gray, 208, 210; finbac

209; humpback, 211; killer, 212

Whaling Station, Ulsan, Korea, 207

Wild boar group, 100, 101

Wild boar swallowed by python, 112

Yalu River, Raft on, 264

191, 224, 269, 318

Mineralogy, 38, 117, 152, 269

Public Education, 271

Vertebrate Palæontology, 76

African Traveler's Note, 73
AKELEY, CARL E. Elephant-hunting in

Equatorial Africa, 43-62; Flamingos of

Lake Hannington, 305-308
Akeley, Carl E., 76, 191, 318
ALLEN, J. A. Zoology of the Stefánsson-

Anderson Arctic expedition, 237
Allen, J. A., 18-19, 296, 318

Amundsen, Roald, 275, 317
Anderson, R. M., 223, 238–241, 272, 274
ANDREWS, R. C. Expedition in Korea.

207-213; Exploration of Northeastern

Korea, 259-267

Andrews, R. C., 150, 319

Annulate Group, 118

Annual Report, 190

Ant Group, 320
Applied Chemistry, Eighth International

Congress of, 225

Appointments, 36, 38, 77, 119, 223, 271

Archæological discoveries, 192

Arctic and Antarctic Compared, 166-170

Art of the Cave Man, 289-295

Art, Story of Decorative, 66–67

Bacteria cultures, 119, 319; models of, 36

Beaver, Protection of, 145-147

Beebe, C. William, 76

Bernheimer, Charles L., 223

Hard, Anson W., 222
Hard Collection of Saltillo and Chimayo

Blankets, 33-34

HERRICK, W. P. Shell and Pearl Fishing

on the Mississippi, 19-21

Hoerschelmann, Dr. Werner von, 78

Holmes, W. H., 37

Hood, I. R., 38

Horse, Evolution of, 37; Przewalsky. 76
HOVEY, E. Cave Material from a

INDEX

BEUTENMÜLLER, WILLIAM, Expedition to

the Black Mountains, 69-70

Bigtrees. Present Condition of California,

227-236

Bliss, Mrs. W. H., 270

Black Mountains, Expedition to the, 69–70

Borup, George, 36, 155-158
BROWN, BARNUM, Discovery in the Fossil

Fields of Mexico, 177-180; Where the

Beaver is Protected, 145-147
Burroughs, John, 150
Butterfly migration, 107–108

Canfield, F. A., 152

Carrel, Alexis, 272, 278

Catlin Paintings, 89-93

Cave Man, Art of the, 289-295
Cave Material from a Mexican Mine, 218
CHAPMAN, F. M. Field Work in Colombia,

215-217

Chapman, F. M., 223

Chimayo Blankets, 33-34

Chinese Collections in Historical Light,

135-138

Churchman, Dr. John W., 119
Colombia, Field Work in, 215-217
Congo Expedition, 222
Contents, Table of, 1, 41, 81, 121, 153, 193,

225, 273

Copper Queen Mine, 40

CRAMPron, H. E. Field Work in Dominica,

71; Songs of Tahiti, 141-144

Crimmins, John D., 319

Crocker Land Expedition, 83-88, 150, 159,

163, 309

Crow Indian Clowns, 74

Darwin hall, 37, 38, 39, 117, 245-250, 320

DAVIS, W. T. Osprey Nests, 115

DEAN, BASHFORD, Exhibition of Fishes,

171-177; Exhibition the New York

Aquarium Society, 21-23; Fish Out of

Water, 251-253

Dean, Bashford, 192

Deutsches Museum, 190

DICKERSON, M. C. Note on Poisonous

Snakes, 30-31; Note on the Giant Sala-
mander Group, 311-313; Python from

the Philippines, 112-114

Dickerson, M. C., 223

Dinosaurs, New, 219

Dominica, Field Work in, 71

Eagle. Clarence H., 191

Early Man in America, 181-185

Edentates, Ancestry of, 301-303

Education, Department of, 318

Elephant-hunting, 43-62

Eskimo and Civilization, 195–203

Ethnology. Convergent Evolution in, 139-

140

Exchanges, 118, 152, 320

Exhibits, 37, 39, 78, 118, 151, 171-6, 191,

192, 223, 268, 272

Expeditions: Africa, 221; Arctic, 3-13.

Mexican Mine, 218; George Borup.

156 157; In Search of Crocker Land,

85 -88; New Accessions of Meteorites,

257-258; Seismograph at the Museum,

297-299

Hovey, E. 0., 222

Hrdlicka, Ales, 271

Huxley, Julian S., 271

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