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[Diary, 6th Expedition to New Guinea] March 13, 1959 to February 21, 1960

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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 (6th : 1959)
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-30T16:35:15Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-30T16:35:15Z
dc.date.issued 1959
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6824
dc.description [62] pages ; 26 cm.; Bound datebook; Laid in material includes journal entries on hotel notepaper and the cover of a booklet, as well as flight notes on an air sickness bag. en_US
dc.description.abstract Journal kept by Van Deusen during his time on the 6th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. The time period covers both the collecting period as well as the journey to and from the location. Entries largely contain detailed information about collecting and preparation activities of himself and his assistants as well as expedition leader Leonard Brass. Other entries recount social engagements, describe the environment, weather, camps and the expedition party's travels. Expedition locations noted include Lae, Goroka, Gurakor, Kaindi, Oomsis, Bulolo, Wau, Purosa, Arau, Water Rice, the Umi River and the Wilhelm, Otto, and Michael mountains. Additional travel sites mentioned include Brisbane, Sydney, Cairns, Melbourne, Canberra, and Honolulu. Note that entries are not completely in chronological order in volume and some entries are included on laid-in material. 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.subject Van Deusen, Hobart M. -- Travel -- Papua New Guinea. en_US
dc.subject Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (6th : 1959) 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 Australia -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject United States -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title [Diary, 6th Expedition to New Guinea] March 13, 1959 to February 21, 1960 en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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