General Account 1938-1939

Account maintained by Richardson between April 1938 and May 1939 while acting as Mammalogist on the 3rd Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. Includes notes on daily activities, particularly collecting, as well as the organization of the camps and expedition movements, notes about his fellow participants, equipment, the seaplane Guba II, weather, surrounding environment, weather and some personnel listings. Locations include Hollandia, Lake Habbema, Mt. Wilhelmina, the Balim River, the Grand River and the Bele River. Includes diagrammatic sketches of the camps and maps. Much of this account is also available in a typescript version.
[209] leaves: illustrations, maps ; 30 cm; Handwritten in ink in string-bound volume; Pages are numbered consecutively on recto only, 1-64; 67-105.
Mammals -- Indonesia -- Papua., Papua (Indonesia) -- Description and travel., Richardson, William Bebb -- Travel -- Indonesia -- Papua., Archbold Expedition to New Guinea (3rd : 1938-1939), Scientific expeditions -- Indonesia -- Papua., Scientific expeditions -- Equipment and supplies.