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[1964 diary] / Hobart M. Van Deusen.

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dc.contributor.author Van Deusen, Hobart M.
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Archbold Expeditions Collection.
dc.contributor.author Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (7th : 1964)
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-08T15:15:10Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-08T15:15:10Z
dc.date.issued 1964
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6784
dc.description [196] pages : maps (chiefly color) ; 11 cm. Handwritten. Diary has preprinted dates, informational matter at the front and color maps. en_US
dc.description.abstract Small pocket diary used by Van Deusen while leading the 7th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. Entries are brief and include the location and his general activities, with some collecting results. Book has preprinted dated pages, Van Deusen's diary entries begin February 21 and end December 11. Spans his time in New York before the expedition, the journeys to and from Papua and the expedition period. Locations and campsites of note include Brisbane, Port Moresby, Lae, Pindiu, Masba Creek, Gang Creek, Ulur, Finschhafen, and Goodenough Island. Many entries only list the location of the expedition for that date. Volume also contains altitude readings from mountain climbs, names and addresses, some roughly sketched maps and notes on the local dialect. Hobart M. Van Deusen was a mammalogist and Assistant Curator of the Archbold Collections in the American Museum of Natural History Department of Mammalogy. He participated in the Cape York Expedition as well as three of the Archbold New Guinea Expeditions, leading the seventh in 1964. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher [1964] en_US
dc.subject Van Deusen, Hobart M. -- Travel -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (7th : 1964) en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Mammals -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Morobe Province (Papua New Guinea) -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Australia -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title [1964 diary] / Hobart M. Van Deusen. en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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