[Field catalog, Cape York Expedition] January 8 to October 14, 1948 / [Archbold Expeditions].
Catalog of specimens collected during the Cape York Expedition. Information includes specimen number, type, stamped collection number, sex, measurements, date, location and notes such as collector, type of location, and weight. Primarily mammals recorded, as well as a small group of reptiles and amphibians. Additional material collected in binding includes a note from Tate regarding remaining locations, a list of specimens collected by other participants, a map and a partial index to the catalog. Locations mentioned include Queensland, Newcastle Bay, Thursday Island, Somerset, Portland Rocks, Iron Range, Mt. Finnegan and Cooktown. G. H. H. Tate was scientist and Hobart Van Deusen was acting mammalogist on this expedition. Includes specimen numbers 10001 to 11640. George Henry Hamilton Tate (1894-1953) was a British-born zoologist who worked as curator in the department of mammalogy at the American Museum of Natural History. He participated in a number of expeditions, including the Archbold Expeditions-funded trips to New Guinea and the Cape York Peninsula. He was the older brother of zoologist Geoffrey M. Tate.
100 pages : maps ; 29 cm. Typescript (some carbons) and handwritten notes in spring-clasped binder. Includes one hand-sketched map of North Queensland, Australia. Only 76 pages are filled.
Mammals -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.), Reptiles -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.), Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) -- Description and travel., Cape York Expedition (1948), Scientific expeditions -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.)