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Spirit material. #1, Tanna, New Hebrides

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dc.contributor.author Macmillan, Lindsay.
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 2017-10-19T17:21:32Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-19T17:21:32Z
dc.date.issued 1936
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6768
dc.description [44] leaves : illustrations, map ; 23 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract Notes on specimens preserved in spirit that were observed and collected in Southern New Hebrides (Vanuatu), primarily lists the vials by number and label. Note that a small number of mammals collected are listed on the last leaf. Macmillan led the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1935 to 1940 and his wife Joy accompanied him on the expedition, acting as assistant. Lindsay Macmillan was trained by A.J. Marshall, a well-known Australian ornithologist. Before joining the expedition, Macmillan was already well-versed in skinning and collecting bird specimens. He left the Whitney expedition to join the Australian military during World War II. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Vanuatu. en_US
dc.subject Insects -- Vanuatu. en_US
dc.subject Vanuatu -- Description and travel. en_US
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.title Spirit material. #1, Tanna, New Hebrides en_US
dc.title.alternative Southern New Hebrides wogs en_US
dc.title.alternative Notebook. #1, Tanna, Erromanga, Guinea en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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