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Catalog of specimens collected [October 6, 1920 to December 12, 1921]

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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 2017-10-19T18:11:25Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-19T18:11:25Z
dc.date.issued 1920
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6773
dc.description 30 leaves ; 27 cm. en_US
dc.description.abstract Transcript of catalog of specimens collected between October 6, 1920 and December 12, 1921 as part of the Whitney South Sea Expedition, primarily in the Society Islands, Polynesia. These contain record of the earliest specimens gathered during this expedition and number 1 through 1500 included. Data also includes specimen name, sex and the date and location where it was collected. Handwritten index card summarizes dates and locations with reference to leader Rollo H. Beck and assistant Ernest H. Quayle. Beck was the leader of field research for the first eight years of the Whitney South Seas Expedition. Includes specimens 1 through 1500. 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 Birds -- Polynesia. en_US
dc.subject Polynesia -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Society Islands (French Polynesia) -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950 -- Travel -- Polynesia. en_US
dc.subject Quayle, Ernest H., 1891-1956 -- Travel -- Polynesia. 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.title Catalog of specimens collected [October 6, 1920 to December 12, 1921] en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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