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Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History

Letters and journal of Rollo H. Beck, 1923-1928

by Rollo Howard Beck

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941),
  • Scientific expeditions,
  • Travel,
  • Birds,
  • Description and travel

  • About the Edition

    Various letters (mostly to Robert C. Murphy) and daily field notes during Beck"s time as expedition leader in the Pacific Islands from 1923 to 1928. Beck was the leader of field research for the first eight years of the Whitney South Seas Expedition.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesBeck"s letters and journal, Letters and journal of Rollo H. Beck
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History, American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection, Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination344 leaves ;
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26226343M
    OCLC/WorldCa919314542

    By José G. Correia, American Museum of Natural History., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History Collection., American Museum of Natural History Field Book Project and Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. Letters and journal of Rollo H. Beck, Author: Beck, Rollo Howard.

    Topics: Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (), Birds -- Oceania. Year: OAI identifier: oai:: Rollo Howard Beck. Herpetological Results of the Whitney South Sea Expedition, VI: Pacific Island Amphibians and Reptiles in the Collection of the American Museum of Natural History; Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. LXIII, , Article V Author Burt, Charles E & May D Format/binding Paperback Book condition Used - Good EditionBook Edition: (Pacific Island Amphibians & Reptiles).

    The American Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as AMNH), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is one of the largest [clarification needed] [citation needed] natural history museums in the world. Located in Theodore Roosevelt Park across the street from Central Park, the museum complex comprises 26 interconnected buildings housing 45 Location: Central Park West at th Street, New . Médiathèque en ligne de Polynésie - Histoire et Culture. Categories. Année d'édition. – ; – ; –


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Correia and his wife, Virginia, traveled with the expedition for four years, working through the Samoan, Fijian and Tongan Archipelagos. The Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History remains a monumental undertaking of focused natural history specimen collecting.

Active research spanned from to The Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History was an ornithological expedition originated by Dr. Leonard C. Sanford and funded by Harry Payne Whitney. [Whitney South Sea Expedition mammal catalogue] [] by Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (); American Museum of Natural History.

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This book is full of stories of the dangers the museum collectors faced while collecting the artifacts that we take for granted as we walk through this or any other natural history museum.

Excellent Photos and true stories that would are more exciting than Indiana Jones by: 2. Correia, J.G. “Correia’s Letters and Journal Jan Dec ” Whitney Expedition, bound book N.

Department of Ornithology, AMNH. Murphy, Robert Cushman. Oceanic Birds of South America. New York: American Museum of Natural History. Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History ()Author: Rollo Howard Beck. Beck, Rollo Howard, ; Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (); American Museum of Natural History.; American Museum of Natural History.

Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions : Beck, Rollo Howard. Bound volumesTypescript, based on original field notes written between and v. September June. Party: Whitney South Sea Expedition Details. The Whitney Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History was begun in the summer offunded by Harry Payne Whitney and his family.

Its original purpose was to study the birds of the Pacific Islands. Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. Letters and journal of Frederick P. Drowne, : F. Drowne. By Ernest H. Quayle, American Museum of Natural History., American Museum of Natural History.

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