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Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. Extracts from the journal of Rollo H. Beck.

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dc.contributor.author Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950.
dc.contributor.author Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941)
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History.
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-19T14:44:20Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-19T14:44:20Z
dc.date.issued 1920
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6760
dc.description 2 volumes (276, 210 leaves) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract 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 Expedition. During his lifetime, Beck was considered the foremost collector in the field and was renowned for his ability to quickly prepare well-made studyskins of birds. He had led the AMNH Brewster-Sanford Expedition (1912-1917) before joining Whitney South Seas Expedition. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950 -- Travel -- Oceania. en_US
dc.subject Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Oceania. en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Oceania. en_US
dc.subject Oceania -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Islands of the Pacific -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Fiji -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. Extracts from the journal of Rollo H. Beck. en_US
dc.title.alternative Extracts from the journal of Rollo H. Beck en_US
dc.title.alternative Beck's journal en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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