Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. Journal based upon the letters of Charles Cutler Curtis January 10-July 4, 1922.
Field notes and observations during Curtis's time as field assistant. Curtis was an overseer of a coconut plantation in Tahiti who joined the expedition and helped collect specimens from various islands in Polynesia including the Marquesas, the Society Islands, the Austral Islands, and the Pitcairn Islands.
1 volume (91 leaves) : 27 cm. Typescript, with typescript letter from Curtis to Robert C. Murphy (dated November 19, 1931) laid in.
Curtis, Charles Cutler -- Travel -- Polynesia., Birds -- Polynesia., Polynesia -- Description and travel., Papeete (French Polynesia) -- Description and travel., Society Islands (French Polynesia) -- Description and travel., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), Scientific expeditions -- Polynesia.