List of specimens, Vitu Levu Whitney Expedition to Fiji [April 22, 1925 to January 14, 1926]

Initial pages list specimens compiled by Rollo H. Beck while leading the Whitney South Sea expedition. Data identified includes specimen number, name, gender, and date and locale collected. Back pages include general observational notes. Locations include Vitu Levu, Fiji and Hen and Chicken Islands, New Zealand. Journal notes are transcribed in Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History, Extracts from the journal of Rollo H. Beck, Volume 2 starting on p. 203. Beck was the leader of field research for the first eight years of the Whitney South Seas Expedition. During Beck's lifetime, he was considered the foremost collector in the field and was renowned for his ability to quickly prepare well-made studyskins for birds. He was a leader on the AMNH Brewster-Sanford Expedition (1912-1917) before joining Whitney South Seas Expedition.
[48] pages ; 16 cm
Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950 -- Travel -- Polynesia., Beck, Rollo Howard, 1870-1950 -- Travel -- Melanesia., France (Schooner), Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- Polynesia., Scientific expeditions -- Melanesia., Birds -- Polynesia., Birds -- Melanesia., Polynesia -- Description and travel., Melanesia -- Description and travel., Fiji -- Description and travel., New Zealand -- Description and travel.