[Field catalog, Whitney South Sea Expedition] October 8, 1928 to March 1, 1929

Data includes type, sex, specimen number, and general notes for specimens collected during the Whitney South Sea Expedition while in Papua New Guinea between October 1928 and March 1929. Locations cited are in the Louisiade Archipelago, DEntrecasteaux Island group, Trobriand Islands and Woodlark Island. Also includes notes concerning unlabeled material, shipments, separate numbering of contraband skins and criticism of the labeling done in his absence. Entries vary in specificity. Hannibal Hamlin was an American neurosurgeon who traveled with the Whitney South Sea Expedition beginning in 1927. After original leader Rollo Beck retired, Hamlin was appointed leader of the expedition from March 1928 until January 1930. He left the expedition in August 1930.
[10] pages, [29] leaves ; 21 cm
Birds -- Papua New Guinea., Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel., Hamlin, Hannibal, 1904-1982 -- Travel -- Papua New Guinea., France (Schooner), Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- Papua New Guinea.