Show simple item record Macmillan, Lindsay. Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) American Museum of Natural History. American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection. 2017-10-18T19:14:42Z 2017-10-18T19:14:42Z 1936
dc.description 1 volume (158 leaves) : folded maps ; 27 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract Macmillan's notes and letters from his time exploring New Hebrides (Vanuatu) from 1936 onward. Included are details on Tanna Island, Aniwa Island, Erromanga Island, as well as Aneityum and Futuna Islands. Correspondence is between Macmillan and Ernst Mayr at AMNH. These notes were compiled and edited from original material. Macmillan led the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1935 to 1940. His wife Joy accompanied him and acted as assistant for part of the expedition. Lindsay Macmillan was trained by A.J. Marshall, a well-known Australian ornithologist. Before joining Whitney South Sea expedition, Macmillan was already well-versed in skinning and collection bird specimens. He left the Whitney expedition to join the Australian military during World War II. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
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dc.subject Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- Vanuatu. en_US
dc.subject Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941) en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Vanuatu. en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Vanuatu. en_US
dc.subject Vanuatu -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Tafea Province (Vanuatu) -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title [Macmillan's notes] 1936 en_US
dc.title.alternative New Hebrides : notes and letters en_US
dc.type Other en_US

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