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[Notes on plants, 1st Archbold New Guinea Expedition] [1933-1935] / Leonard 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 American Museum of Natural History.
dc.contributor.author Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (1st : 1933-1934)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-09T15:59:16Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-09T15:59:16Z
dc.date.issued 1935
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6803
dc.description [7], 130 leaves ; 28 cm. Loose leaves, handwritten and typescript. Includes cover letter from Brass to Archbold dated November 15, 1935. en_US
dc.description.abstract Manuscript of notes compiled by Brass referencing the 1933-1934 expedition to New Guinea. Sections include an introduction, physiography and climate, plant formations, and detailed descriptive sections first arranged by location (camp) and then by habitat type. These describe the climate and environment, observations and notes about specific species types, cultivation and conditions. Locations include Port Moresby, Rona camp, Mount Albert Edward, Baroka camp, Kubuna camp, Dieni Camp, Mafulu camp, Bella Vista camp, Nemodi, Mt. Tafa, Murray Pass, Gerenda camp, and the Oriomo River. 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 1933 and 1935] en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (1st : 1933-1934) en_US
dc.subject Brass, L. J. (Leonard J.) -- Travel -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Plants -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.title [Notes on plants, 1st Archbold New Guinea Expedition] [1933-1935] / Leonard Brass. en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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