Spirit material. #1, Tanna, New Hebrides

Notes on specimens preserved in spirit that were observed and collected in Southern New Hebrides (Vanuatu), primarily lists the vials by number and label. Note that a small number of mammals collected are listed on the last leaf. Macmillan led the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1935 to 1940 and his wife Joy accompanied him on the expedition, acting as assistant. Lindsay Macmillan was trained by A.J. Marshall, a well-known Australian ornithologist. Before joining the expedition, Macmillan was already well-versed in skinning and collecting bird specimens. He left the Whitney expedition to join the Australian military during World War II.
[44] leaves : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Birds -- Vanuatu., Insects -- Vanuatu., Vanuatu -- Description and travel., Macmillan, Lindsay -- Travel -- Vanuatu., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- Vanuatu.