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  • Hamlin, Hannibal, 1904-1982.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1927)
    Original journal notes kept by Hamlin during his tenure with the Whitney South Sea Expedition. Entries describe the collecting and specimen preparation activities of both him and his fellow participants, descriptions of ...
  • Bryan, E. H. (Edwin Horace), 1898-1985.; Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941); American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection.; American Museum of Natural History. (1924)
    Daily observations and specimen notes from Bryan's 10 month-stint with the Whitney South Sea expedition on behalf of the Bishop Museum in 1924. Bryan's notes mention various islands visited, including the Cook Islands, ...
  • Hamlin, Hannibal, 1904-1982.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1929)
    List of “contraband” items collected by Hamlin during the Whitney South Seas expedition. These were referred to but not itemized in the general specimen list notes. Data includes type, sex, specimen number, and location ...
  • Hamlin, Hannibal, 1904-1982.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1928)
    Catalog of contraband skins collected by Hamlin in Papua New Guinea while on the Whitney South Sea Expedition. Data includes type, sex, specimen number, location collected, general notes and some dating. Localities include ...
  • Hamlin, Hannibal, 1904-1982.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1928)
    Data includes type, sex, specimen number, and general notes for specimens collected during the Whitney South Sea Expedition while in Papua New Guinea between October 1928 and March 1929. Locations cited are in the Louisiade ...
  • Coultas, William F.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1930)
    Specimen numbers 40367 to 41337. Record of specimens collected for the Whitney South Sea expedition and logged by Coultas between September 19, 1930 and February of 1931. Data includes specimen number, name and gender, ...
  • Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1920)
    Transcript of catalog of specimens collected between October 6, 1920 and December 12, 1921 as part of the Whitney South Sea Expedition, primarily in the Society Islands, Polynesia. These contain record of the earliest ...
  • Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1925)
    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 ...
  • Bryan, E. H. (Edwin Horace), 1898-1985.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1923)
    Different typewritten iterations of Bryan's summarized itinerary of the Whitney South Sea Expedition. These itineraries give dates, locations, personnel and activities of the Expedition. Some are clipped into a folder ...
  • Macmillan, Lindsay.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1938)
    map 1: Birds: summary of: Uvea Is. (Loyalty Group. W. Pacific): contains information on the area of the tall original forest, area of shorter original forest (including garden area), area under more or less permanent culture ...
  • Macmillan, Lindsay.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1936)
    Includes original notes and maps for Macmillan's summary of the geologic area, and main bird groups in the New Hebrides (Vanuatu). Specific locations noted throughout the Tanna and Aniwa islands. Includes hand drawn colored ...
  • Macmillan, Lindsay.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1936)
    Notes on specimens preserved in spirit that were observed and collected in Southern New Hebrides (Vanuatu), primarily lists the vials by number and label. Note that a small number of mammals collected are listed on the ...
  • Macmillan, Lindsay.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1935)
    Volume contains notes of the species examined during this leg of the Whitney South Sea Expedition, including locations in the Southern New Hebrides. Notes are arranged according to species name and include specimen number, ...
  • Macmillan, Lindsay.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1940)
    The Australian leg of the Whitney South Sea Expedition began in 1939 and ended in the latter half of 1940. This daily diary format journal represents his notes on weather, habitat, as well as the collection and observation ...
  • Macmillan, Lindsay.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1935)
    Explanatory caption clipped to volume: "This notebook of L. Macmillan contains: Introduction giving abbreviations, signs, etc., used by Macmillan not only in this book, but also in log of New Caledonian specimens, etc. ...
  • Macmillan, Lindsay.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1935)
    List of specimen data while on expedition in Tanna and Aniwa. Daily log includes information on various nests and eggs collected and observed. Macmillan led the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1935 to 1940 and his wife ...
  • Journal 
    Macmillan, Lindsay.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1937)
    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 ...
  • Macmillan, Lindsay.; 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); American Museum of Natural History. (1939)
    Includes specifications regarding various species desired for this span of the expedition which explored the region of New Caledonia. Data includes how many AMNH has and wants, the exchange value, the total permit, the ...
  • Macmillan, Lindsay.; American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection.; American Museum of Natural History.; Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) (1935)
    The field book includes a handwritten list of birds with both their scientific name, common name and locations either observed or collected. Also included is a hypothetical list for birds not previously recorded. Remaining ...
  • Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950.; Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941); American Museum of Natural History.; American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection. (1920)
    Daily field notes (many mentioning Ernest Quayle) from Beck's time as leader of the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1920 to 1925. Beck was the leader of field research for the first eight years of the Whitney South Seas ...

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