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Bogert Field Trip to Ceylon (1965)

Exist Dates
1965
Abstract
To identify toads and record mating calls of several species of Anura.

New Guinea Expedition (1928-1929)

Exist Dates
1928 August 15 - 1929 May 4
Abstract
The New Guinea Expedition (1928-1929) was proposed by Leonard C. Sanford to employ Rollo H. Beck on the heels of his departure from the Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History. The field work was funded by George F. Baker with the purpose of collecting birds in New Guinea for the AMNH. Rollo Beck, joined by his wife, Ida Beck, collected a total of 249 bird species during their eight-and-a-half months in three main collecting sites located in Northeast¬¬ New Guinea: the Madang area, Keku, and the Cromwell Mountains. Beck brought back a new species of bowerbird, Sericulus bakeri, collected near the Adelbert Mountains. The Becks arrived in Madang on August 15, 1928 and left for Australia on May 4, 1929.

Peary Expedition to Greenland (1897)

Exist Dates
1897
Abstract
Expedition. Robert E. Peary's final attempt to transport the Ahnighito meteorite, also known as The Tent, to New York. With a "one-hundred-ton and two thirty-ton jacks and ample supples of railroad iron and great timbers," Peary was determined to win (Hovey). The meteorite was brought to the Brooklyn Navy Yard aboard the S.S. Hope in the autumn of 1897.

(Chile 1993)

Exist Dates
1993
Abstract
To study Chilean spider fauna

AMNH Expedition to Arizona

Exist Dates
1946 -
Abstract
to collect dinosaur fossils

AMNH-Armand Denis Expedition

Exist Dates
1952
Abstract
To make sound recordings, color photos, and color films of birds

AMNH-Bolivian Expedition

Exist Dates
1963 - 1965
Abstract
To explore rivers of Bolivia and study disease-causing parasites

AMNH-Columbia University Field Trip

Exist Dates
1951 - 1952
Abstract
To survey early cultures

AMNH-Cornell University Expedition

Exist Dates
1935
Abstract
To make motion pictures and make sound recordings of rare and disappearing species of birds (sound recordings and motion pictures now at Cornell

AMNH-LaMont Geological Observatory Expeditions

Exist Dates
1961
Abstract
To do deep-sea biological research and collect invertebrate materials

AMNH-National Geographic Society Field Trip

Exist Dates
1958
Abstract
To study birds of paradise and photograph them

Ackland Georgia Expedition

Exist Dates
1929
Abstract
To collect mammals

African Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (3rd : 1912-1913)

Exist Dates
1912
Abstract
To collect large game animals, especially black rhinoceros

Akeley African Expedition to the Belgian Congo of the American Museum of Natural History (1921-1922)

Exist Dates
1921 - 1922
Abstract
To collect gorillas and study their habitat

Akeley Expedition to British East Africa (1909-1911)

Exist Dates
1909 - 1911
Abstract
To collect large game, especially elephants, for the museum, as well as record photographically the flora, fauna and inhabitants

Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926)

Exist Dates
1926 - 1927
Abstract
The Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition was a collecting expedition to Africa; its mission was to provide specimens for the African Hall at the American Museum of Natural History, originally conceived in 1910. The man behind both the exhibit hall and the expedition was Carl Ethan Akeley, an animal sculptor and taxidermist, an inventor, naturalist and photographer. The Eastman-Pomeroy expedition focused on collecting specimens for the dioramas of the African Hall, as well as accessories such as grass and bushes, and the creation of background paintings from artists William Leigh and Arthur August Jansson.

Alaskan Mammoth Expedition (1907-1908)

Exist Dates
Abstract
To search for mammoth remains

Albatross Expedition (1911)

Exist Dates
1911
Abstract
To collect mammals, incluing birds, fishes and reptiles in the Lower California peninsular and surrounding islands

Alberta-British Columbia Expedition (1st : 1936)

Exist Dates
1936 July and August
Abstract
To collect small mammals

Allahdino Expeditions

Exist Dates
Abstract
To study Harappan civilization
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