[Erromanga, Futuna, Aneityum daily log]
American 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)
Pages 74 to 178 are blank.
Laid in items include loose specimen notes and several dozen blank American Museum of Natural History L. Macmillan specimen recording sheets.
Journal reflects the following 1937 expedition dates: May 19-30; July 3-5; July 20-August 23; December 8-11. Daily log detailing specimen numbers, details and other notes and some sketches. Macmillan led the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1935 to 1940 and his wife Joy accompanied him on the expedition, acting as assistant.
Lindsay Macmillan was trained by A.J. Marshall, a well-known Australian ornithologist. Before joining the expedition, Macmillan was already well-versed in skinning and collecting bird specimens. He left the Whitney expedition to join the Australian military during World War II.
Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant.
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Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museu
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