[Field catalog] [1929-1931] / [Richard Archbold].
[between 1929 and 1931]
One sheet of a mammal specimen catalog, attributed to Richard Archbold. Includes number, genus and species identification. Museum numbers 100838, and 100892-100924, or field numbers 1-25 are represented. Handwritten on verso of sheet is “Mission zoologique franco-anglo-americaine exp., Mammals Madagascar 1929.” Richard Archbold was a sponsor of scientific study, mountaineer, aviator and research associate at the American Museum of Natural History from 1931. He established Archbold Expeditions (formerly Biological Explorations) which sponsored field work, a collection and curatorial staff at the American Museum of Natural History. He also founded the Archbold Biological Station in Florida in 1941 as a center for scientific research and ecological study. One of the first to recognize the value of air transport in expeditionary work, Archbold led three of the New GuineaeExpeditions, the third of which culminated in the seaplane Guba II's historic transcontinental flight.
1 page ; 27 cm. Typescript and handwritten.
Scientific expeditions -- Madagascar., Mission zoologique franco-anglo-américaine à Madagascar (1929-1931)., Archbold, Richard -- Travel -- Madagascar., Madagascar -- Description and travel., Mammals -- Madagascar.