Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, 1927-1928
Richard's letters and journal, July 1927-Mar. 1928
Richards, Guy, 1979
American Museum of Natural History.
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection.
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Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941)
[between 1930 and 1941].
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.
Description and travel
Rabaul (Papua New Guinea)
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