Richard Archbolds Madagascar journal : Mission zoologique franco-anglo-américaine 4 April, 1929-14 May, 1930

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dc.contributor.author Archbold, Richard
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-11T20:08:29Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-11T20:08:29Z
dc.date.issued 1930
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6745
dc.description 10,10, [5], 8, [69], 2 leaves : illustrations ; 29 cm. Annotated typescript sheets with hand-drawn sketches bound with string between covers. Two sets of 10 leaves each are laid into the front cover of the volume. Portions of this volume have been transcribed from other handwritten journals. en_US
dc.description.abstract Archbolds journal from his time en route to and during the expedition to Madagascar. Dated entries describe his collecting and trapping work, observations about specimens and their locations, notes about social interaction and activities, and travel details including some location coordinates, descriptions of habitats, ships and other transport, the purchasing of goods and meals. Some hand drawn sketches and maps. Locations include Madagascar and South Africa. Note that 6 leaves of an undated narrative are inserted before the November 26, 1929 entry. Laid in sheets contain an itinerary listing numbers, localities and dates. The meaning of the numbers is not specified, but dates range from April 20, 1929 to May 3, 1931, and also include the locations of Decarys route. The Mission zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar was an expedition to Madagascar coordinated with and represented by delegates from French, English and American institutions. Archbold's father had provided the sponsorship for the American Museum of Natural History to participate, and Archbold joined the expedition as photographer and collector. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Archbold, Richard -- Travel -- Madagascar. en_US
dc.subject Archbold, Richard -- Travel -- South Africa. en_US
dc.subject Mission zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar (1929-1931). en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Madagascar. en_US
dc.subject Mammals -- Madagascar. en_US
dc.subject Madagascar -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject South Africa -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title Richard Archbolds Madagascar journal : Mission zoologique franco-anglo-américaine 4 April, 1929-14 May, 1930 en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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