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New Zealand Expedition (1948)



From AMNH Annual Report, 1947-1948: "April 14, 1948 marked the return to this country of a five months expedition to New Zealand and the subantarctic Snares Islands under the direction of Dr. Robert Cushman Murphy. This group brought back the first complete skeletons of individual Moas, prehistoric Pacific birds and the remains of other extinct birds which inhabited New Zealand from one thousand to hundreds of thousands of years'ago."

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New Zealand Expedition collection

Identifier: Archives Orn73
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photographs and photographic slides by Robert Cushman Murphy. New Zealand Expedition.

Dates: 1947-1948