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Eyerdam, Walter J. (Walter Jakob), 1892-1974


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Journal of Walter J. Eyerdam, 1929 - 1930

 Item — Volume: U
Identifier: Archives Orn60
Scope and Contents

Journal entries with observations from Eyerdam's time collecting on the Whitney South Sea Expedition from 1929 to 1930. These notes were compiled and edited into this volume from original material by Museum personnel. During this time, he collected specimens from various locales in Melanesia including Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. Eyerdam had a particular interest in the collecting of shells.

August 17, 1929 - July 10, 1930

Dates: 1929 - 1930

Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History Collection

Identifier: Archives Orn60
Scope and Contents This collection contains bound volumes, notes, correspondence, photographs, log books and journals. The material has been arranged into three series. The collection is largely comprised of thirty-three Bound Volumes (Series I) that contain letters and journal entries written by the field researchers that participated in the Whitney South Sea Expedition. Many of these bound volumes store additional material including hand-drawn maps, specimen sketches, photographs and a few handwritten...
Dates: 1920-2007