4th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea, 1953


4th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea, 1953 Papua -- Cape Vogel, Maneau Range (Mt. Dayman), Goodenough Island

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Alternative: Van Deusen 1953


Van Deusen, Hobart M.

American Museum of Natural History
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Field Book Collection.
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (1953)




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Bound volume, pen and pencil on lined paper.

Notecard attached to title page.

Pages are partially numbered in open book format (same number on verso and recto of opposite page).

Mammal field catalog for the 4th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. Collection dates range from March 22 to November 1, 1953; locations in the Milne Bay province include Cape Vogel, Mount Dayman in the Maneau Range, and Goodenough Island; field collection numbers range from 11651 to 13604. Data noted includes field number, type, sex, measurements, locality and collection notes. In addition to the catalog entries, the volume includes recapitulated lists of data sorted by animal type, date of collection and type of specimen, a brief catalog of birds collected, and notes on languages and localities.

Hobart M. Van Deusen was a mammalogist and Assistant Curator of the Archbold Collections in the American Museum of Natural History Department of Mammalogy. He participated in the Cape York Expedition as well as three of the Archbold New Guinea Expeditions, leading the seventh in 1964.

Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant.


1953) , Archbold Expedition to New Guinea , Description and travel , Field notes , Mammals , Milne Bay Province (Papua New Guinea) , Papua New Guinea , Scientific Expeditions , Travel , Van Deusen, Hobart M

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BHL Field Notes Project




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.133896
OCLC: 961273244


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