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Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History.
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Title

Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. Letters and journal of José G. Correia.

Title Variants

Alternative: Letters and journal of José G. Correia

By

Correia, José G. (José Goncalves) 1881-1954

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 2015-
Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941)

Type

Book

Material

Archival material

Publication info

[between 1930 and 1941]

Notes

Bound volumes.

Typescript, based on original field notes written between 1925 and 1926.

Contents: v. 1. January 31, 1923-December 1, 1925 -- v. 2. June 4, 1925-October 18, 1926.

Daily notes, letters, and scientific illustrations from Correia's time as expedition assistant for the Whitney South Sea Expedition including Samoa, the Society islands, and the Cook islands (in vol. 1) and the Marquesas, the Society islands, the Austral islands, the Line islands, and the Pitcairn islands (in vol. 2)

Vol. 1 has loose typescript sheets of corrected bound material laid in at rear and newspaper clippings lightly pasted throughout. Vol. 2 includes several hand-colored scientific illustrations, some folded.

Correia was a bird collector for numerous AMNH expeditions. On his trip to with the Whitney South Sea Expedition, he acted as team leader for six months in 1923 while the established leader, Rollo Beck, met with the AMNH counsel in New York. Correia and his wife, Virginia, traveled with the expedition for four years, working through the Samoan, Fijian and Tongan Archipelagos.

Subjects

(1920-1941) , 1881-1954 , Birds , Cook Islands , Correia, José G., , Description and travel , Field notes , Fiji , New Zealand , Oceania , Scientific Expeditions , Society Islands (French Polynesia) , Travel , Uvéa (Wallis and Futuna) , Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museu

BHL Collections

BHL Field Notes Project

Language

English

Identifiers

OCLC: 919314597

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.121444

 

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