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1948 Archbold Cape York Expedition : Analysis of Plant collections by Habitat. [1948-1949] / Leonard J. Brass.

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dc.contributor.author Brass, L. J. (Leonard J.)
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Archbold Expeditions Collection.
dc.contributor.author Cape York Expedition (1948)
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-08T16:36:22Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-08T16:36:22Z
dc.date.issued 1949
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6789
dc.description [152] leaves ; 29 cm. Ink on lined paper in clasped binder. Some pages are numbered. en_US
dc.description.abstract Handwritten summary of information about the plants collected during the Cape York Expedition. Includes field catalog number, name, and brief descriptive information about the specimen type. Arranged by habitat within location. Also contains general information about the habitats and locations including coordinates or altitudes. Locations discussed include Lockerbie, Newcastle Bay, Jardine River, Red Island Point, Portland Roads, Iron Range, Tozer Gap, Browns Creek, Wenlock, Archer River, Coen, Bonanza Creek, Leo Creek, Shipton's Flat, Upper Parrot Creek and Mt. Finnegan. The plant specimens were given to the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University. Leonard J. Brass (1900-1971) was an Australian botanist and Associate Curator of the Archbold Collections in the American Museum of Natural History Department of Mammalogy. He began his expeditionary work for the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, and was brought into the Archbold Expeditions by Richard Archbold in 1933 for the 1st of the New Guinea Expeditions. He would join all but the last of the New Guinea Expeditions, leading the 4th, 5th and 6th, as well as the expedition to Cape York. He participated in other American Museum of Natural History expeditions, and also maintained ties with the Arnold Arboretum. Brass was involved in a research directorial capacity at the Archbold Biological Research Station in Florida from its inception in 1941 and retired in 1966. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher [between 1948 and 1949] en_US
dc.subject Plants -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) en_US
dc.subject Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Brass, L. J. (Leonard J.) -- Travel -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) en_US
dc.subject Cape York Expedition (1948) en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) en_US
dc.title 1948 Archbold Cape York Expedition : Analysis of Plant collections by Habitat. [1948-1949] / Leonard J. Brass. en_US
dc.title.alternative Archbold Cape York Expedition, 1948 : Analysis of the plant collections. en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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