Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960

Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960



  • Existence: 1884 - 1960


Roy Chapman Andrews was born on January 26, 1884 in Beloit, Wisconsin. He was an explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History. He is primarily known for leading a series of expeditions through the politically disturbed China of the early 20th century into the Gobi Desert and Mongolia. The expeditions made important discoveries and brought the first-known fossil dinosaur eggs to the museum. Andrews died on March 11, 1960.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"This Business of Exploring" typescript

Identifier: MS-112
Date(s): circa 1935

"The Business of Exploring" (1935). Typescript with author's handwritten correction, printer's notations and proofs of preliminary material of the book by Roy Chapman Andrews.