Monthly Archives: October 2016

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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The Woman Beyond the Portrait: Annie and Samuel Alexander’s 1904 Expedition to East Africa

by Jackie L. Childers One of the major undertakings of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology’s (MVZ) Archives project is digitizing historical photographs. This includes maps, images of specimens and landscapes, as well as portraits of some of the MVZ’s founding … Continue reading

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Looking at the Screech Owl

Written by Masha Paramonova, a 3rd year student participating in URAP for fall 2016 and studying biology.  As I’ve already looked through hundreds of archived photos in the MVZ’s collection, it can be hard to pick a couple that stand … Continue reading

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