Talk by Leonard J. Brass (News Review) [1948 January 7]

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dc.contributor.author Australian Broadcasting Commission
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History
dc.contributor.author Department of Mammalogy
dc.contributor.author Field Book Collection
dc.contributor.author Brass, L. J.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-13T18:05:42Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-13T18:05:42Z
dc.date.issued 1948-01-07
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6813
dc.description.abstract Leonard J. Brass (1900-1971) was an Australian botanist and Associate Curator of the Archbold Collections in the American Museum of Natural History Department of Mammalogy. He began his expeditionary work for the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, and was brought into the Archbold Expeditions by Richard Archbold in 1933 for the 1st of the New Guinea Expeditions. He would join all but the last of the New Guinea Expeditions, leading the 4th, 5th and 6th, as well as the expedition to Cape York. He participated in other American Museum of Natural History expeditions, and also maintained ties with the Arnold Arboretum. Brass was involved in a research directorial capacity at the Archbold Biological Research Station in Florida from its inception in 1941 and retired in 1966. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant. Digitized through the 2016 CLIR Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Project. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Mammals -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Brass, L. J. (Leonard J.) -- Travel -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) en_US
dc.subject Cape York Expedition (1948) en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) en_US
dc.subject Botany -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title Talk by Leonard J. Brass (News Review) [1948 January 7] en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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