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General Account 1938-1939

Author: William Bebb Richardson; American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Archbold Expeditions Collection.; American Museum of Natural History.
Publisher: [1938-1939]
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Account maintained by Richardson between April 1938 and May 1939 while acting as Mammalogist on the 3rd Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. Includes notes on daily activities, particularly collecting, as well as the organization of the camps and expedition movements, notes about his fellow participants, equipment, the seaplane Guba II, weather, surrounding environment, weather and some personnel listings. Locations  Read more...
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Genre/Form: field notes
Maps
Named Person: William Bebb Richardson
Material Type: Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Bebb Richardson; American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Archbold Expeditions Collection.; American Museum of Natural History.
OCLC Number: 984127423
Notes: Handwritten in ink in string-bound volume.
Pages are numbered consecutively on recto only, 1-64; 67-105.
Digitized through the 2016 CLIR Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes.
Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant.
Description: [209] leaves: illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Responsibility: William B. Richardson.
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Abstract:

Account maintained by Richardson between April 1938 and May 1939 while acting as Mammalogist on the 3rd Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. Includes notes on daily activities, particularly collecting, as well as the organization of the camps and expedition movements, notes about his fellow participants, equipment, the seaplane Guba II, weather, surrounding environment, weather and some personnel listings. Locations include Hollandia, Lake Habbema, Mt. Wilhelmina, the Balim River, the Grand River and the Bele River. Includes diagrammatic sketches of the camps and maps. Much of this account is also available in a typescript version.

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