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List of specimens, Vitu Levu Whitney Expedition to Fiji
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List of specimens, Vitu Levu Whitney Expedition to Fiji

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Material

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[1925-1926]

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(1920-1941) , 1870-1950 , Beck, Rollo Howard, , Birds , Description and travel , Field notes , Fiji , France (Schooner) , Melanesia , New Zealand , Polynesia , Scientific Expeditions , Travel , Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museu

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https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.129370

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Title

List of specimens, Vitu Levu Whitney Expedition to Fiji

By

Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950

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)

Type

Book

Material

Archival material

Publication info

[1925-1926]

Notes:

Ink and pencil in bound volume, many pages are blank.

Initial pages list specimens compiled by Rollo H. Beck while leading the Whitney South Sea expedition. Data identified includes specimen number, name, gender, and date and locale collected. Back pages include general observational notes. Locations include Vitu Levu, Fiji and Hen and Chicken Islands, New Zealand. Journal notes are transcribed in Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History, Extracts from the journal of Rollo H. Beck, Volume 2 starting on p. 203. Beck was the leader of field research for the first eight years of the Whitney South Seas Expedition.

Includes specimen numbers 17800 to 18018.

During Beck's lifetime, he was considered the foremost collector in the field and was renowned for his ability to quickly prepare well-made studyskins for birds. He was a leader on the AMNH Brewster-Sanford Expedition (1912-1917) before joining Whitney South Seas Expedition.

Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant.

Subjects

(1920-1941) , 1870-1950 , Beck, Rollo Howard, , Birds , Description and travel , Field notes , Fiji , France (Schooner) , Melanesia , New Zealand , Polynesia , Scientific Expeditions , Travel , Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museu

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BHL Field Notes Project

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English

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OCLC: 953414220

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.129370

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TI - List of specimens, Vitu Levu Whitney Expedition to Fiji
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