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erned chiefly with the study
classification and distribu-

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exhibits frequently of-
al information to stu-
hers who have courses'
rnces.
rch Museum of Zool-
by Prof. Theodore
ae zoology department,
largest and most com-
iniversity museums of
he nation. It contains
x million specimens of
uigan fauna ,are par-
rtif ul.
e several collections
a United States as a'
n order of descending)
tion, Mexico, Latin
1 the Far East.
to Prof. Hubbell, no
made to cover all of
kingdom in the muse-
s 13 on Staff
,ff members, all of:
in the zoology depart-
on research in three
erteebrates, mollusks
Each member, how-
erned with a different'
ork, either evolution,
ory or systematics.
of publications, tech
ire, are ptlt out by this
lonal Papers, of which
ly 600 have been pub-
late, are informative
which appear at the
t 20 a/ year. The Mis-
ublications are larger,
onr four to six times a
laving published over
versity Herbarium,'
rection of Prof. Edwin

tion of various plants. e
With close to 600,000 specimens
on display and another 200,000
stored, the museum constitutes one
of the largest college museums of
its type in the country.
Research is done on a collection
of preserved plants, including
flowering plants, ferns, mosses,
liverworts, algae, lichens and fungi.
Michigan flora are well represent-
ed in this collection, other areas
comprising tropical American,
northwest Asiatic and Pacific, Arc-
tic and marine plants.
Five Divisions
The Anthopology Museum is ac-
tive in five divisions, Archaeology,
Ethnology, Physical Anthopology,
the Orient and the Great Lakes.
The museum's collections en-
compass human remains, artifacts
and objects grown or used by man
as evidence for the study of hu-
man life and civilization, past and
present..
The Great Lakes Section studies
are prehistoric and early historic
Indian cultures around the Great
Lakes, with special attention given
to Michigan.
China, Japan and especially the
Philippines are the areas in which
the Orient Section concentrates.
American Indians from the United
States, Mexico and Peru are the
topic of study for the Archeology
division, while Ethnology studies
materials from living peoples.
Excels in New World Study
According to Prof. James B.
Griffin of the anthopology depart-
ment, director of the Anthopology
Museum,, the study of the New
World is the field in which this de-
partment most excels.
Research collections. of fossils,
representing all geological periods
and many parts of the world, is the
specialty of the Museum of Pale-
ontology.
The more than 35,000 catalogued
items include material from an-
cient rocks of Michigan and Mexi-
co, vertebrate animals, microscopic
fossils, and ancient plants.
Evolution Hall Well Known
The Paleontology Museum is
perhaps best known to students
through its exhibits is the Hall of
Evolution. The Hall, which is part
of the Exhibit Museum, gives a
picture of life through fossils start-
ing from the Middle Cambrian
period. Several undersea dioramas
illustrate water life in the different
periods.
Striking displays on this floor
include the fossil skeleton of a
dinosaur laid beneath a back-
ground mural depicting the en-
vironment in which he lived; the

RECENTLY MODERNIZED-The Museum of Art housed in Alumni Memorial Hail encompasses
a large number of art exhibits in its sky-lighted galleries (shown in the picture). A huge collection
of modern European and American paintings and a variety of textiles, ceramics and other art
objects are displayed.

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RT-The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, on State
s from Angell Hall, exhibits a large variety of ancient
ding displays of Egyptian pottery and ancient Egyp-
re. Various Roman artifacts and a Roman household
also be seen.
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