Item: News from the Academy of Natural Sciences photocopy

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Record Number: 14478
Call number: 2083
Box/Case: 26
Folder: 10
Address: 19th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Original Format: Typescript
Reproduction Format: Print › Photocopy
Dimensions: 21.5 by 28 cm
Image description: Newsletter from the Academy of Natural Sciences opens with background information on the museum, its exhibitions and its hours of operation. The letter briefly describes the exhibits and how they are focused on the animal life from North American, Africa, and Asia.

The author goes on describe a new exhibition - Hall of Earth History - that has dioramas of dinosaurs, early representations of the horse, the elephant, and the saber-tooth tiger. Also, the Hall of Earth History has the mineral gallery and the collection of gems and meteorites.

Finally, the author describes the changing temporary exhibits within the museum. These exhibitions show different aspects of the season like bird life, insects, plants or animals. These exhibits take place in the Pensylvania Hall and the Academy's library.