Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, 1927-1928
Daily observations, letters, and thoughts during Richard's time as field assistant on the Whitney South Sea Expedition. The notes were transcribed from original material by Museum personnel. Richards and his team collected specimens from various islands in Polynesia including the Solomon islands, the Santa Cruz islands, and Papua New Guinea. After leaving WSSE in 1929, he pursued a career in journalism.
1 volume (243 leaves) : 27 cm. Typescript. Newspaper clipping of obituary taped to front pastedown.
Richards, Guy, -1979. -- Travel -- Polynesia., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- Polynesia., Birds -- Polynesia., Polynesia -- Description and travel., Solomon Islands -- Description and travel., Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) -- Description and travel.