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Diary of H. M. Van Deusen January 29, 1953 to November 17, 1953 / Hobart M. Van Deusen.

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dc.contributor.author Van Deusen, Hobart M.
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History.
dc.contributor.author Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (4th : 1953)
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History. Department of Mammalogy. Field Book Collection.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-09T18:55:55Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-09T18:55:55Z
dc.date.issued 1953
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6808
dc.description [94] leaves ; 28 cm. Unbound typewritten sheets, transcribed from original handwritten pages. Department also holds handwritten copy. en_US
dc.description.abstract Diary kept by Van Deusen during the 4th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea in 1953. Dates encompass January 29 to November 17 and entries include the journey by ship from New York to Australia via the Panama Canal, the expedition, and then a brief itinerary of the return air journey. Information includes daily nautical updates, descriptions of acquaintances, environs, animals sighted and customs at various locales. Primarily documents the exploration and collecting activities of Van Deusen and other members of the expedition party, including Geoffrey Tate, Leonard Brass and Kenneth Wynn. Some collection tallies are also noted. Locations and camps mentioned include Baiawa, Samarai, Menapi, the Maneau peak of Mt. Dayman, Peria River, Gwariu River, Goodenough Island, Bolu Bolu, Wakonai, Garuwata, Waterfall camp, Cairns and Sydney. 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 [1953] en_US
dc.subject Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Plants -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Mammals -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Scientific expeditions -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (4th : 1953) en_US
dc.subject Van Deusen, Hobart M. -- Travel -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.title Diary of H. M. Van Deusen January 29, 1953 to November 17, 1953 / Hobart M. Van Deusen. en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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