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Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, 1927-1928

by Guy Richards

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941),
  • Scientific expeditions,
  • Travel,
  • Birds,
  • Description and travel

  • About the Edition

    Daily observations, letters, and thoughts during Richard"s time as field assistant on the Whitney South Sea Expedition. The notes were transcribed from original material by Museum personnel. Richards and his team collected specimens from various islands in Polynesia including the Solomon islands, the Santa Cruz islands, and Papua New Guinea. After leaving WSSE in 1929, he pursued a career in journalism.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesRichard"s letters and journal, July 1927-Mar. 1928
    StatementGuy Richards
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History, American Museum of Natural History. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection. , Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), American Museum of Natural History Field Book Project (2015)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (243 leaves) :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26211016M
    OCLC/WorldCa931900654

    PARKINSON, Sydney (?) A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in His Majesty's Ship the Endeavour. London: Printed for Stanfield Parkinson, Quarto. (12 5/8 x 10 5/8 inches). xxiii, , [2]pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Parkinson by James Newton, 26 engraved plates (1 plate after Alexander Buchan, 2 plates after S.H. Grimm and 24 after Parkinson). Rollo Howard Beck (26 August – 22 November ) was an American ornithologist, bird collector for museums, and explorer. Beck's petrel and three taxa of reptiles are named after him, including a subspecies of Galápagos tortoise, Chelonoidis nigra becki from Volcán Wolf.A recent paper by Fellers examines all the known taxa named for Beck. Beck was recognized for his extraordinary.

    _____ commanded the South Sea Exploring Expedition from to This six-vessel expedition surveyed South Pacific islands, charted continental coastlines, proved Antarctica is a continent, and collected natural history and ethnological specimens that formed the basis of the Smithsonian Institution's collections. Charles Wilkes What tactical advantage did steam power have over sail power.   The journey proved difficult. The natives populating the southern tip of South America were very hostile to the Spaniards; previously, they had .

    This is a chronological list of expeditions from , compiled by staff of the Joseph Henry Papers following sources were used to compile this list. Smithsonian Institution Annual Report of , p. ; Exploration and Empire by William H. Goetzmann.; United States Navy and Scientific Exploration, (Ph.D. Dissertation) by John Dryden Kazar.   Glyndwr Williams, a leading expert on the exploration of the Pacific Ocean, draws on printed accounts of South Sea voyages as well as unpublished records―buccaneer journals, expedition papers, and government documents from public and private : Glyndwr Williams.


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Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, 1927-1928 by Guy Richards Download PDF EPUB FB2

Richards and his team collected specimens from various islands in Polynesia including the Solomon islands, the Santa Cruz islands, and Papua New Guinea. After leaving WSSE inhe pursued a career in journalism Finding aid available for the Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History Field Book CollectionPages: Title.

Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, / Title Variants: Alternative: Richard's letters and journal, July Mar. Richards, Guy, American Museum of Natural History. Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, Some features of this site may not work without it.

Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, Richards, Guy, and thoughts during Richard's time as field assistant on the Whitney South Sea Expedition. The notes were Author: Guy Richards. By Guy Richards, American Museum of Natural History., American Museum of Natural ment of Ornithology.

Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection., American Museum of Natural History Field Book Project and Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, / American Museum of Natural History Field Book Project - Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History () [Journal, 3rd Archbold Expedition to New Guinea].

Daily notes, observations, and journal entries from Hamlin's time as participant and leader of the Whitney South Sea Expedition from to in various islands in Melanesia, including the Solomon Islands, the Louisiade Whitney South Sea Expedition, the D'Entrecasteaux island group, Woodlark Island, the Trobriands, and Papua New Guinea.

Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, --by Richards, Guy. texts. eye Chronological summary and guide to Whitney Expedition journals. Building on the work of the Smithsonian Field Book Project, the BHL Field Notes Project aims not only to provide general access to this material, but to reunite.

Whitney South Sea Expedition - Journal and letters of William F. Coultas. by Coultas, William F. texts. Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, by Richards, Guy. texts. eye Although a book labeled "notebook #1" is from approximately the same time period and location.

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Carolin. Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, / American Museum of Natural History Field Book Project - Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History () Extracts from the journal of Ernest H.

Quayle, assistant field naturalist, []. Chronological summary and guide to Whitney Expedition journals / Journal and notes of Guy Richards, Whitney South Sea Expedition, / American Museum of Natural History Field Book Project - Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History () Publication info: [between and ].

The United States South Seas Exploring Expedition of was authorized by Congress in to observe the Pacific Ocean and South Seas. The four-year voyage — also referred to as the Wilkes Expedition or Ex. for shorthand — covered an expansive geographic region, including the Pacific Northwest, Fiji Islands, and South America.

Contains journal of Richardson's and Dr. John Rae's expedition in search of Franklin expedition down Mackenzie River and east to Coppermine River. Includes chapters on Eskimos; Kutchin, Cree, and Chipewyan Indians; and Rae's descent of Coppermine River in.

Journal and notes of H. Hamlin: Whitney South Sea Expedition J to August 8, Hamlin, Hannibal, ; American Museum of Natural History. ROLLO AND IDA BECK IN NEW GUINEA, – On 15 JuneRollo Beck resigned after eight years as Leader of the Whitney South Sea Expedition (WSSE) of the AMNH, and appointed Hannibal Hamlin to succeed him as Leader (later confirmed by authorities at AMNH).

An earlier book, David B. Tyler's The Wilkes Expedition is also useful as is the important group of essays about the Expedition published by the American Philosophical Society in Centenary Celebration: The Wilkes Exploring Expedition of the United States Navy, Daily field notes (many mentioning Ernest Quayle) from Beck's time as leader of the Whitney South Sea Expedition from to Beck was the leader of field research for the first eight years of the Whitney South Seas Expedition.

Daily observations, field notes and letters written by Drowne during his time as a physician, researcher, and collector for the Whitney South Sea Expedition.

Drowne and his team collected specimens from various islands, including the Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, and Papua New Guinea. Daily notes, letters, and scientific illustrations from Correia's time as expedition assistant for the Whitney South Sea Expedition including Samoa, the Society islands, and the Cook islands (in vol.

1) and the Marquesas, the Society islands, the Austral islands, the. Letters, daily observations, and journal entries from Coultas's time as member and leader of the Whitney South Sea Expedition. During this time, he and his team collected specimens from various islands, including the Solomon Islands, Carolines, Marianas, Guam and the Bismarck Archipelago.The Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History was an ornithological expedition originated by Dr.

Leonard C. Sanford and funded by Harry Payne Whitney. Their mission was to systematically explore the many islands of Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia for previously undiscovered or little-known bird specimens.The Whitney South Sea Expedition ( - ) to collect bird specimens for the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), under the initial leadership of Rollo Beck, was instigated by Dr Leonard C.

Sanford and financed by Harry Payne Whitney, a thoroughbred horse-breeder and philanthropist. Beck, an expert bird collector himself, hired Ernest H. Quayle and Charles Curtis to assist with.