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Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. Letters and journal of Rollo H. Beck, 1923-1928.

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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 2017-10-19T14:37:06Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-19T14:37:06Z
dc.date.issued 1923
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6759
dc.description 344 leaves ; 27 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract Various letters (mostly to Robert C. Murphy) and daily field notes during Beck's time as expedition leader in the Pacific Islands from 1923 to 1928. Beck was the leader of field research for the first eight years of the Whitney South Seas Expedition. During his lifetime, Beck was considered the foremost collector in the field and was renowned for his ability to quickly prepare well-made studyskins for birds. He led 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 Fiji -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. Letters and journal of Rollo H. Beck, 1923-1928. en_US
dc.title.alternative Beck's letters and journal Dec. 1923- Feb. 1938 en_US
dc.title.alternative Letters and journal of Rollo H. Beck Dec. 1923- Feb. 1938 en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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