Tag Archives: Photography

Through the Lens: a Look at Joseph Dixon

Written by Masha Paramonova, a 3rd year student participating in URAP for fall 2016 and studying biology.  Often, I find myself deeply lost in the photographs I have the privilege to handle in my hours at the Museum of Vertebrate … Continue reading

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From the Field: Western Deserts

The archives at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology contribute more to modern research projects than one might originally be led to believe. More than 100 years ago, Joseph Grinnell began his career as the founding Director of the Museum of … Continue reading

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One Last Project at the MVZ: The Jim Patton Slides

Written by Jesse Dutton-Kenny, former Volunteer and Intern at MVZ Archives and now Graduate Student Assistant at University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Recently we posted a blog about the charming inscriptions we find in publication reprints, one of which, … Continue reading

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Photographic Equipment, History and the MVZ

Written by John Hickman, Archival Volunteer Recently I was tasked with cataloging a collection of old photographic equipment that found its way to the archival storage shelves of the MVZ. Being from the ‘pre-digital’ age, what I found was an amazing collection … Continue reading

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