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Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, 1927-1928
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Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, 1927-1928

Title Variants

Alternative: Richard's letters and journal, July 1927-Mar. 1928

By

Richards, Guy, 1979

American Museum of Natural History.
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions 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

Typescript.

Newspaper clipping of obituary taped to front pastedown.

Daily observations, letters, and thoughts during Richard's time as field assistant on the Whitney South Sea Expedition. The notes were transcribed from original material by Museum personnel. Richards and his team collected specimens from various islands in Polynesia including the Solomon islands, the Santa Cruz islands, and Papua New Guinea. After leaving WSSE in 1929, he pursued a career in journalism.

Subjects

(1920-1941) , 59.82(9) , Birds , Correspondence , d1979 , Description and travel , Field notes , Newspaper clippings , Polynesia , Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) , Richards, Guy, , Scientific Expeditions , Solomon Islands , Travel , Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museu

BHL Collections

BHL Field Notes Project

Language

English

Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.124154
OCLC: 931900654

 

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