Richardson, William Bebb.
American Museum of Natural History.
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Archbold Expeditions Collection.
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (1938-1939)
Handwritten in ink in string-bound volume.
Pages are numbered consecutively on recto only, 1-105.
Account maintained by Richardson between April 1938 and May 1939 while acting as Mammalogist on the 3rd Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. Includes notes on daily activities, particularly collecting, as well as the organization of the camps and expedition movements, notes about his fellow participants, equipment, the seaplane Guba II, weather, surrounding environment, weather and some personnel listings. Locations include Hollandia, Lake Habbema, Mt. Wilhelmina, the Balim River, the Grand River and the Bele River. Includes diagrammatic sketches of the camps and maps. Much of this account is also available in a typescript version.
Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant.
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea
Description and travel
Equipment and supplies
Richardson, William Bebb
BHL Field Notes Project
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