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[[centered]] 10 [[/centered]] [[centered]] COLLECTIONS ACQUIRED [[/centered]] Undoubtedly the greatest collection obtained by the Museum since its foundation was the purchase of the Clarence B. Moore collection of southeastern American archaeology from The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. This collection representing the workof over thirty years of Mr. Moore will never be equaled from the locations where it was collected. It has long been known as one of the great outstanding collections of American archaeology ever made and comprises about fifteen thousand specimens. The Museum is to be greatly felicitated upon this acquisition, as no other institution will ever have as representative a collection from the localities mentioned. The Museum has also acquired various ethnological collections from Guatemala and Panama, the Cherokee of South Carolina, the Wampanoag of Massachusetts, the Nascapee of Labrador, and the Tlingit of Alaska. Among the archaeological collections obtained by the Museum was material from Peru, Mexico, Idaho, Oregon and Texas. [[centered]] GIFTS [[/centered]] The following made gifts to the Museum of specimens, photographs, books, etc.: [[Left column]] Abercrombie, Col. David T. Angeldorff, Dr. Tor Arnold, Colonel Arnold, Miss Charlotte Austin, Dr. and Mrs. A. Eugene Bolton, Mr. Reginald Pelham Boyce, Mr. Le Roy E. Brown, Lady Richmond Burnett, Dr. E. K. Capron, Mr. Louis Clarke, Mr. James K. Cockcroft, Miss Curtis, Mr. B. Davis, Mr. Edward H. Day, Miss Georgie Wayne de Santiago, Mrs. Alice L. Donoghue, Mr. David Ewell, Mr. A. Travers Erwin, Mr. Richard P. Ford, Mrs. Margaret M. Hahn, Miss Dorothy A. [[Right column]] Hartman, Mr. C. S. Heath, Mr. Albert G. Heye, Mrs. Thea Hodge, Mr. F. W. Holden, Mr. E. F. Ingersoll, Mr. Ernest Johnson, Mrs. Elizabeth Bishop Jones, Mr. Paul A. Josias, Mr. N. H. Keppler, Mr. Joseph Lander, Mrs. William I. Ledwidge, Mr. Edward Lee, Mr. Bertram T. Macauley, Mr. Charles Mallet-Prevost, Mr. Severo Mallinson and Company, Inc., H. R. Marble, Mr. William T. Melchers, Mr. Gari Metz, Mr. A. Russell Mitchell-Hedges, Mr. F. A. Morgan, Mr. Albert [[End page]] [[start page]] [[centered]] 11 [[/centered]] [[Left Column]] Museum fur Tierkunde und Völkerkunde Nelson, Mr. John L. Nicholson, Miss Grace North Pole Tea Company Oliver, Mr. W. F. Price, Mr. Henry Brooks Prouty, Jr., Mr. Dwight Ratton, Mr. Charles Reed, Mr. Arthur J. Reid, Mr. John T. Riggs, Mr. Thomas Sargent, Mr. Homer E. Schellbach, Mrs. Ethyl E. Schernikow, Mr. Ernest Schondorf, Mr. C. F. Speck, Dr. Frank G. Squires, Mr. H. B. Tantaquidgeon, Miss Gladys Thomson, Dr. Edgar S. Tucker, Mr. Harold M. [[centered]] JAMES B. FORD LIBRARY [[/centered]] A radical change is being contemplated in the conduct of the Library. Through the great generosity of Mr. Archer M. Huntington, and edition is being built to the present Huntington Free Library and Reading Room at 9 Westchester Square, Bronx, New York. This stack room will have capacity for about 100,000 volumes, and negotiations are now in progress to move the Library from the present Museum building and house in the new addition to the above institution. [[italic]] The Committee of "Friends of the Library": [[/italic]] Additions to the Committee during the year included Mr. Reginald Pelham Bolton, Miss Mabel Choate, Dr. Samuel A. Elliott, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Williams Huges, Mr. Frederic Melcher, Mr. Arthur L Peale, General Hugh Lenox Scott, Mrs. Flora Warren Seymour, Dr. Frank G. Speck, Dr. Frederick Starr, and Mrs. Joseph Linden Smith, Chairman of the Division of Indian Welfare of the General Federation of Women's Club. [[italic]] Readers: [[/italic]] There is a continual increase in the number of outside readers and the Library of the Museum is used to a greater extent than ever before. [[italic]] Notable Gifts:. [[/italic]] Miss Carolena and Mr. James B. Wood, Miss Mabel
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