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Carl Akeley: A Selected Bibliography

Carl Ethan Akeley

A Selected Bibliography Based on the Collections of the

Field Museum of Natural History Library

 

Publications About Carl Ethan Akeley

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Akeley, Mary L. Jobe. Carl Akeley’s Africa: the Account of the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1929.

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Akeley, Mary L. Jobe. CongoEden: a Comprehensive Portrayal of the Historical Background and Scientific Aspects of the Great Game Sanctuaries of the Belgian Congo with the Story of a Six Months Pilgrimage Throughout that most Primitive Region in the Heart of the African Continent. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1950.

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Akeley, Mary L. Jobe. “In the land of his dreams.” Natural History
27: 6 (1927): 525-532.

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Akeley, Mary L. Jobe. The Wilderness Lives Again. New York:

     Dodd, Mead & Co., 1940.

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Alexander, Edward P. The Museum in America: Innovators and

     Pioneers. Walnut Creek, Ca: AltaMira Press, 1997.

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Alvey, Mark. “Motion Pictures as Taxidermy: Carl Akeley and HisCamera.In the Field  71 (5): 10-11. September/October 2000.

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Andrews, Roy Chapman. Beyond Adventure: the Lives of Three Explorers. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, Inc., 1952.

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Bodry-Sanders, Penelope. Carl Akeley: Africa’s Collector, Africa’s Savior. New York: Paragon House, 1991.

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Bradley, Mary Hastings. “In Africa with Akeley.”  Natural History 27: 2 (1927): 161-173.

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Clark, James L. In the Steps of the Great American Museum Collector, Carl Ethan Akeley. New York: M. Evans & Co., Inc., 1968.

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Coleman, Laurence Vail. “Plants of wax.” American Museum of Natural Guide Leaflet Series 54. New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1922.

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Davidson, F. Trubee. “Akeley, the Inventor.” Natural History 27: 2 (1927): 124-129.

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Dewey, C.L. “My field ‘Ake’.” Nature Magazine 10 (1927): 387-391.

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Eastman, George. “A Safari in Africa.” Natural History 27:6 (1927): 533-538.

FM Archives

Field Museum of Natural History. Taxidermy and Sculpture: the work of Carl E. Akeley in Field Museum of Natural History. 1927. A collection of 47 9x12 plates located in the Field Museum Archives.

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Hopkins, A.A. “Evolution in Museum Technique.” Scientific American.  June 1922, 399.

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Jonas, Louis. “The mounting of an elephant group.” Publications of American Association of Museums. New Series, No. 11. Washington, DC: American Association of Museum, 1930.

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Lucas, Frederic A. “Akeley as a Taxidermist.” Natural History 27: 2 (1927): 142-152.

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Lucas, Frederic A. “How Elephants are Mounted.” Natural History 23 (November-December 1923): 597-605.

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Lucas, Frederic A. “The story of museum groups.” American Museum of Natural History. Guide Leaflet Series, No. 53. 4th ed. New York:American Museum of Natural History, 1926.

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Murphy, Robert Cushman. “Carl Ethan Akeley, 1864-1926.” Curator 7 (1964): 307-320.

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Natural History. Akeley Memorial Number. Vol. 27: 2, March-April,1927.

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Natural History. African Hall. Vol. 37, January 1936.

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Osborn, Henry Fairfield. “The vanishing wild life of Africa.” Natural History 27: 6 (1927): 515-524.

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Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee. Annual Reports. 1890-1892.

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Rockwell, Robert H. “Adventures in sculpture-taxidermy.” Asia 29 (1929): 22-29.

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Rockwell, Robert H. “Collecting large mammals for museum exhibition.” Natural History 27:6 (1927): 583-587.

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Rockwell, Robert H. “On the trail of the African buffalo.” Natural History 34 (1934): 74-82.

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Roosevelt, Theodore. African Game Trails: an account of the African wanderings of an American hunter-naturalist. New York: Syndicate Publishing Co., 1910.

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Wheeler, William Morton. “Carl Akeley’s early work and environment.” Natural History 27: 2 (1927): 133-141.

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Williams, Patricia M. “The Museum ‘Trademark’.” Bulletin of the Field Museum of Natural History. Vol. 39:1 (1968): 1-5.

 

Publications by Carl Ethan Akeley

 

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Akeley, Carl E. “Elephant hunting in equatorial Africa.” American Museum Journal 12 (1912): 43-62.

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Akeley, Carl E. “Elephant hunting in equatorial African with rifle and camera.” National Geographic Magazine 23 (1912): 779-810.

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Akeley, Carl E. “Elephant hunting on Mount Kenya.” AmericanMuseum Journal 15 (1915): 323-338.

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Akeley, Carl E. “An episode of a museum expedition.” American Museum Journal 14 (1914): 305-308.

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Akeley, Carl E. “Flamingos of Lake Hannington, Africa.” American Museum Journal 12 (1921): 305-308.

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Akeley, Carl E. “Gorillas – real and mythical.” Natural History 23 (1923): 428-447.

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Akeley, Carl E. In Brightest Africa. Garden City, NY: Doubleday,1923, c1920.

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Akeley,Carl E. In Brightest Africa. Memorial Edition. The Star Series. Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., 1923.

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Akeley, Carl E. “Lion spearing.” Field Museum of Natural History, Special Zoology Leaflet 1. Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History,1926.

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Akeley, Carl E. and Marl L. Jobe. Lions, Gorillas and their Neighbors. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1934.

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Akeley, Carl E. Report of African expedition published in the Annual Report to the Director of the Field Museum of Natural History 3 (January 1908): 121-133.

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Akeley, Carl E. “Report of Carl Akeley included in Dr. D.G. Elliot’s list of the mammals obtained in Somaliland, 1896.” Field Columbian Museum Zoological Series 1 (1895-99): 135.

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Akeley, Carl E. “The wild ass of Somaliland.” American Museum Journal 14 (1914): 113-120.

Archives 
 

Akeley, Carl E. Various correspondence.

Archives  
 

Akeley, Carl E. Field Museum Expedition to East Africa, C.E. Akeley in charge. Photos.

 

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