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1948 Archbold Cape York Expedition : Daily Journal G. M. Tate

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dc.contributor.author Tate, Geoffrey M., 1898-1964.
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 2018-01-30T18:32:15Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-30T18:32:15Z
dc.date.issued 1948
dc.identifier.uri http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/handle/2246/6833
dc.description 154 leaves : illustrations ; 28 cm; Unbound typescript. en_US
dc.description.abstract Daily journal kept by Tate between January 28 and October 6, 1948 while voyaging to and during the Cape York Expedition. Includes observations about the various methods of transportation and accommodations, people and social activities, cuisine and localities, expedition preparations and itineraries. Description of travel, collecting activities and challenges reference both his own collection of reptiles as well as the work of other members of the party such as Leonard Brass, Hobart Van Deusen and George H. H. Tate. Locations throughout the Cape York Peninsula include Mossman, Speewah, Thursday Island, Portland Roads, Coen, Cooktown, and Cairns. Geoffrey M. Tate, a zoologist and younger brother of American Museum of Natural History curator G. H. H. Tate, acted as business manager for Archbold Expeditions at the American Museum of Natural History. He accompanied as collector for both the 4th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea and the 1948 Cape York Expedition. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship CLIR en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Tate, Geoffrey M., 1898-1964 -- 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.subject Reptiles -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) en_US
dc.subject Mammals -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) en_US
dc.subject Birds -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) en_US
dc.subject United States -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Australia -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.subject Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) -- Description and travel. en_US
dc.title 1948 Archbold Cape York Expedition : Daily Journal G. M. Tate en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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