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[Stomach contents specimen collection sheets] [1922-1923]

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dc.contributor.author Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950.
dc.contributor.author Correia, José G., 1881-1954.
dc.contributor.author Quayle, Ernest H., 1891-1956.
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection.
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.date.accessioned 2018-01-06T19:35:47Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-06T19:35:47Z
dc.date.issued 1922
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6820
dc.description 10 leaves (some folded) ; 27 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract 5 folded pages of specimen collection data on United States Department of Agriculture 'Stomach blank' sheets. Information includes the name of the bird, date, location, sex, type, and remarks on the collection of the specimen. Also includes 5 page 'Memorandum on the R. H. Beck collection of Oceanic Birds' Stomachs," which lists the specimen number and name as well as remarks on the contents of the stomachs. Locations primarily in the Tuamotu Archipelago. Beck was the leader of field research for the first eight years of the Whitney South Seas Expedition. During Beck's lifetime, he was considered the foremost collector in the field and was renowned for his ability to quickly prepare well-made studyskins of birds. He was a leader on the AMNH Brewster-Sanford Expedition (1912-1917) before joining Whitney South Seas Expedition. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.subject French Polynesia -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Tuamotu Archipelago (French Polynesia) -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950 -- Travel -- French Polynesia. en_US
dc.subject France (Schooner) en_US
dc.subject Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- French Polynesia. en_US
dc.title [Stomach contents specimen collection sheets] [1922-1923] en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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