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Whitney South Sea Expedition. Letters from Rollo H. Beck, field representative from the Museum, from May 12, 1920 to date (July 4, 1923), with other papers relating to the endowment and conduct of the Expedition.

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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 2017-10-19T14:31:08Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-19T14:31:08Z
dc.date.issued 1920
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6758
dc.description 176 leaves ; 27 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract Letters discussing finance, progress, and various assignments of the Whitney South Seas Expedition, mostly between Beck and Frank M. Chapman and Robert C. Murphy. 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.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 Rapa (French Polynesia) -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title Whitney South Sea Expedition. Letters from Rollo H. Beck, field representative from the Museum, from May 12, 1920 to date (July 4, 1923), with other papers relating to the endowment and conduct of the Expedition. en_US
dc.title.alternative Field letters. I, May 1920-July 1923 en_US
dc.title.alternative Beck's field letters. I, May 1920-July 1923 en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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