[Diary, 6th Expedition to New Guinea] March 13, 1959 to February 21, 1960 (Book, 1959) [WorldCat.org]
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[Diary, 6th Expedition to New Guinea] March 13, 1959 to February 21, 1960
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[Diary, 6th Expedition to New Guinea] March 13, 1959 to February 21, 1960

Author: Hobart M Van Deusen; American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Archbold Expeditions Collection.; American Museum of Natural History.
Publisher: [1959-1960]
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Journal kept by Van Deusen during his time on the 6th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. The time period covers both the collecting period as well as the journey to and from the location. Entries largely contain detailed information about collecting and preparation activities of himself and his assistants as well as expedition leader Leonard Brass. Other entries recount social engagements, describe the environment,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: field notes
diaries
Named Person: Hobart M Van Deusen; Hobart M Van Deusen
Material Type: Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hobart M Van Deusen; American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Archbold Expeditions Collection.; American Museum of Natural History.
OCLC Number: 972337404
Notes: Bound datebook.
Laid in material includes journal entries on hotel notepaper and the cover of a booklet, as well as flight notes on an air sickness bag.
Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant.
Description: [62] pages ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: Hobart M. Van Deusen.
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Abstract:

Journal kept by Van Deusen during his time on the 6th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. The time period covers both the collecting period as well as the journey to and from the location. Entries largely contain detailed information about collecting and preparation activities of himself and his assistants as well as expedition leader Leonard Brass. Other entries recount social engagements, describe the environment, weather, camps and the expedition party's travels. Expedition locations noted include Lae, Goroka, Gurakor, Kaindi, Oomsis, Bulolo, Wau, Purosa, Arau, Water Rice, the Umi River and the Wilhelm, Otto, and Michael mountains. Additional travel sites mentioned include Brisbane, Sydney, Cairns, Melbourne, Canberra, and Honolulu. Note that entries are not completely in chronological order in volume and some entries are included on laid-in material.

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