WorldCat Identities

Rota, Alex J.

Overview
Works: 55 works in 108 publications in 1 language and 55 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Designs and plans 
Roles: Photographer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alex J Rota
by American Museum of Natural History( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs showing the old and new Library of the Museum. Includes views of the staff, the reading rooms, a damaged book, and the Osborn Library. Photographs were taken by Leon Boltin, Hugh Smith Rice, Irving Dutcher, Charles H. Coles, Julius Kirchner, Frederick Schulze, James Coxe, Robert Elwood Logan, and Alex J. Rota. Photographs are identified
Geological museum exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs recording the Oil Geology Hall, including models and individual sections, Dept. of Preparation and Installation mechanics and painters installing the Hall, many views of the entire Hall, and exhibit cases containing information on petroleum. Also includes paintings by Robert Kane, a Museum staff artist, showing uses of petroleum in civilizations ranging from neolithic Europe to early 19th century America. One of the prints was made from the original provided by Standard Oil Company. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota, Leon Boltin, and Robert Elwood Logan. Photographs are identified
How reptiles control their temperature exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs showing several views of the exhibit case from a temporary exhibition which demonstrated the ability of reptiles and amphibians to control their body temperatures by their behavior in their environment. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota. Photographs are identified
Hall of Primates mammalogical museum exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs showing exhibit panels which compare skeletons of primates; also, the evolution of crania over the ages, and visitors viewing the Hall. Photographs were taken by Robert E. Logan, Alex J. Rota, and Thane L. Bierwert. Copy photographs by Alex J. Rota. Photographs are identified
Two masterpieces of Maya sculpture exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs of the exhibit entitled "Two Masterpieces of Maya Sculpture." The masterpieces are plastic reproductions of two stucco heads found in Palenque. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota. Photographs are identified
Astronomical photographs by Australian Meteorite Expedition( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs documenting the field work conducted by Brian H. Mason of the Dept. of Mineralogy (American Museum), D.P. Boerner, R.O. Chalmers (Australian Museum), and E.P. Henderson (Smithsonian Institution) in search of Australian meteorites and tekites. Photographs show crater sites in Central Australia, including Henbury, Boxhole, Wolf Creek and Dalgety Downs in Western Australia. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota and Brian H. Mason. Photographs are identified
The art of the Asmat exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs showing the exhibit of Asmat wood carvings entitled "The Art of the Asmat: a Recent Acquisition from Southwest New Guinea." Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota. Photographs are identified
Centennial celebration museum event photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs showing the Museum's centennial day processional and ceremony which took place on April 9, 1969. This collection also includes views of Margaret Mead posing in various parts of the Museum, of the dinner party held after the ceremony, and of the commemorative medallion, postage stamps, and poster issued in conjunction with that event. Photographs taken by Robert Elwood Logan, Arthur Sinter, J. Cracraft, Florence Stone, Alex J. Rota, Cluthe, and Warman. Photographs are identified
Paleontological field photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs documenting various aspects of the expedition, from loading the trucks at the Museum to Arizona field research including a fossil find and the plastering of a fossil specimen in the field. Also documents geological formations (Triassic-Jurassic sequence near Gap, Ariz.) and the contrast between Chinle formations and overlying Dinosaur Beds outside Cameron, Ariz. Photographs were taken by Edwin H. Colbert. Copy photographs by Alex J. Rota. Photographs are identified
Charles Darwin exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs showing panels from the exhibition entitled "Charles Darwin: the Evolution of an Evolutionist." Also includes plans of the H.M.S. BEAGLE from the British Admiralty, which may not have been part of the exhibition. Photographs taken by Alex J. Rota and Frederick Schulze. Photographs are identified
How exhibits are made exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs showing the exhibition, including a view of the Museum's Information Desk at the 77th Street foyer in 1954, and individual panels belonging to the exhibit which illustrates the background work required before an exhibit can be mounted. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota and Leon Boltin. Photographs are identified
Hall of the Biology of Invertebrates exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs recording proposal and preparation of a wide range of mounted exhibits to be displayed in the Hall, including models, facsimiles (the Man-O-War Whirl has since been removed from display), and many information panels. Some models were constructed by Charles B. Tornell and Herman O. Mueller, the mural by Charles Alston. Documents the addition of two sections in the Hall entitled 'Giant Invertebrates" and "Invertebrates and their Environment" which opened in 1972. Photographs also show fire damage in the Hall, 1975. Photographs were taken by James Coxe, Alex J. Rota, Leon Boltin, Robert Elwood Logan, Edward Van Altena, and Charles H. Coles. Photographs are identified
Vertebrate paleontological photographs by Edwin H Colbert( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs showing many fossil specimens collected by and for Dr. Colbert as well as views of the Museum's paleontology laboratory. Also includes diagrams and drawings used by Colbert to illustrate his publications. Fossils depicted are from New Mexico, Cuba, Florida, and Venezuela. Photographs were taken by Harris, Alex J. Rota, Robert Elwood Logan, Leon Boltin, and Frederick Schulze. Photographs are identified
Bower birds of New Guinea exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs of panels from the exhibition. Photographs taken by Alex J. Rota and Morton Yourow. Photographs are identified
Quest for divine mushroom exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs of the exhibit "Quest for the Divine Mushroom: an Ancient Rite Rediscovered." The "divine mushroom" represented in stone is Psilocybin, a hallucinogenic fungus. The show conveyed both scientific qualities and cultural use of the mushroom which is found in southern Mexico. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota, and Morton Yourow. Photographs are identified
Art and life in old Peru exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs showing gold work, ceramics, art and pottery of ancient Peru displayed in the temporary exhibit. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota and Leon Boltin. Photographs are identified
Roosevelt centennial exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs of the exhibit on Theodore Roosevelt, including a cartoon borrowed from Harvard College Library, and Roosevelt monuments throughout the United States. Some photographs were taken by Josephine Kimball. Copy photographs by Alex J. Rota and Morton Yourow. Photographs are identified
Theodore Roosevelt memorabilia exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Copies of displayed photographs documenting Theodore Roosevelt's personal and political life, including portraits of Roosevelt at various ages alone, among family and in political contexts. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota and Morton Yourow. Copy photographs by Alex J. Rota and Robert Elwood Logan. Photographs are identified
by American Museum of Natural History( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs documenting field work in Kayenta, Ariz., showing George Whitaker from the Museum and Joseph Thomas and William Aaron from the U.S. Geological Survey at work in the Tritylodont quarry. Also shows the camp and studio photographs of fossil specimens excavated on the Expedition. Photographs were taken by Alex J. Rota, Leon Boltin, and Edwin Harris Colbert
The world beneath our feet ... minerals exhibition photographs by American Museum of Natural History( )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photographs showing exotic minerals from the temporarily closed Hall of Minerals and Gems and a sculpture symbolizing the arrangement of atoms in minerals. Includes views of James A. Oliver and Douglas Martin Vincent Manson. Photographs were taken by Bob Goldberg, Alex J. Rota, and Arthur Singer. Photographs are identified
 
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