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List of specimens, Vitu Levu Whitney Expedition to Fiji [April 22, 1925 to January 14, 1926]

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dc.contributor.author Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950.
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 2017-10-19T18:06:17Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-19T18:06:17Z
dc.date.issued 1925
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6772
dc.description [48] pages ; 16 cm en_US
dc.description.abstract Initial pages list specimens compiled by Rollo H. Beck while leading the Whitney South Sea expedition. Data identified includes specimen number, name, gender, and date and locale collected. Back pages include general observational notes. Locations include Vitu Levu, Fiji and Hen and Chicken Islands, New Zealand. Journal notes are transcribed in Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History, Extracts from the journal of Rollo H. Beck, Volume 2 starting on p. 203. 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 for 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 -- Polynesia. en_US
dc.subject Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950 -- Travel -- Melanesia. 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 -- Polynesia. en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Melanesia. en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Polynesia. en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Melanesia. en_US
dc.subject Polynesia -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Melanesia -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Fiji -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject New Zealand -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title List of specimens, Vitu Levu Whitney Expedition to Fiji [April 22, 1925 to January 14, 1926] en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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