[Journal, 7th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea]


[Journal, 7th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea]


Van Deusen, Hobart M.

American Museum of Natural History
American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Archbold Expeditions Collection.
Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (1938-1939)




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Unbound sheets, part typescript and part ink on lined paper.

Quarter sheet note included which has a partial entry for May 17, 1964.

Diary kept by Van Deusen as leader and mammalogist of the 7th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. Entries primarily describe the collecting and preparation activities of the expedition party, as well as other day-to day activities, travels, weather, meals, and organizational and staffing concerns. Locations of note include Pindiu, the Masba Creek camp and Tumning. Some specimen collection totals are listed, as well as detailed observational data about the specimens. Does not include entries for every date, span covers April 21 to June 1, 1964.

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.


1964) , Archbold Expedition to New Guinea , Description and travel , Field notes , Huon Peninsula , Mammals , Morobe Province (Papua New Guinea) , Papua New Guinea , Reptiles , Scientific Expeditions , Travel , Van Deusen, Hobart M

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.144350
OCLC: 984127192
Wikidata: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q51417897


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