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W. B. Richardson -- General Account April 23, 1938 to May 22, 1939 / William B. Richardson.

Show simple item record Richardson, William Bebb. American Museum of Natural History. Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (3rd : 1938-1939) American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Field Book Collection. 2017-11-09T19:21:49Z 2017-11-09T19:21:49Z 1939
dc.description [211] leaves: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm Unbound. 200 leaves typescript, 11 leaves of correspondence interleaved in chronological order. en_US
dc.description.abstract 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 camps and maps, and 11 pieces of original correspondence placed chronologically among the journal entries, often with transcription. Correspondents include Austin Rand and Richard Archbold. One draft of a telegram is in Dutch and describing the plans for a reception but the note is marked as cancelled. Much of this account is also available in a bound handwritten volume. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher [1938-1939] en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Equipment and supplies. en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Indonesia -- Papua. en_US
dc.subject Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (3rd : 1938-1939) en_US
dc.subject Richardson, William Bebb -- Travel -- Indonesia -- Papua. en_US
dc.subject Papua (Indonesia) -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Mammals -- Indonesia -- Papua. en_US
dc.title W. B. Richardson -- General Account April 23, 1938 to May 22, 1939 / William B. Richardson. en_US
dc.type Other en_US

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