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[Field notes, 1936-1937 Archbold Expedition to New Guinea]

Author: G H H Tate; Richard Archbold; American Museum of Natural History.; American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Field Book Collection.
Publisher: [1936-1937]
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compilation of field notes from the 2nd Archbold Expedition to New Guinea; attributed primarily to G.H.H. Tate. Tate was mammalogist and collector of invertebrates, Richard Archbold acted as leader and mammalogist. The material includes both handwritten and typed indexes to catalogs, some illustrations, specimen collection lists, general species observations, barometric reading surveys, and lists of species located  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Field notes
Material Type: Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G H H Tate; Richard Archbold; American Museum of Natural History.; American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Field Book Collection.
OCLC Number: 967289073
Notes: Handwritten and typrescript notes collected in spring-clasped binder.
Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant.
Digitized through the 2016 CLIR Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project.
Description: [116] pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: 1936 New Guinea Exp. Archbold + Tate
Responsibility: [G.H.H. Tate]
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Compilation of field notes from the 2nd Archbold Expedition to New Guinea; attributed primarily to G.H.H. Tate. Tate was mammalogist and collector of invertebrates, Richard Archbold acted as leader and mammalogist. The material includes both handwritten and typed indexes to catalogs, some illustrations, specimen collection lists, general species observations, barometric reading surveys, and lists of species located in other museums. Separate catalog of specimens in spirit is included. Specimen collection information consists of date, location, name, notes, number, size, and notes if collected by other expedition participants, often Austin Rand. Noted collection locations are Lake Daviembu, Tarara, Buji, Palmer Junction, Mt. Mabiom, Baruari, Sturt Island, Rona Falls, Itiki, Emoia, Oroville Camp, and Daru. Entries date between February 15, 1936 and March 15, 1937.

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