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Quayle, Ernest H., 1891-1956

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Extracts from the journal of Ernest H. Quayle; v.1, 1920 - 1921

 Item — Volume: G
Identifier: Archives Orn60
Scope and Contents A collection of daily field notes and journal entries from Quayle's time as assistant to leader Rollo Beck of the Whitney South Sea expedition from 1920 to 1922. These notes were compiled and edited from original material into this volume by Museum personnel. Quayle and his team traveled to and collected specimens from various islands in Polynesia including the Marquesas, the Society Islands, the Austral Islands, the Line Islands, and the Pitcairn Islands. Quayle visited forty-four islands. He...

Extracts from the journal of Ernest H. Quayle; v.2, 1921

 Item — Volume: H
Identifier: Archives Orn60
Scope and Contents Journal written in the first stage of the Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (which lasted until 1941) to collect birds for the Museum. Contains detailed account of the cruises to Tahiti, Marquesas Islands, Christmas Island, Austral Islands and Tuamotu Archipelago including descriptions of local geography, ethno-social characteristics of the natives, ornithological data, and the routine work in bird watching, hunting, and skinning.v. 1 September...

Extracts from the journal of Ernest H. Quayle; v.3, 1921 - 1922

 Item — Volume: I
Identifier: Archives Orn60
Scope and Contents A collection of daily field notes and journal entries from Quayle's time as assistant to leader Rollo Beck of the Whitney South Sea expedition from 1920 to 1922. These notes were compiled and edited from original material into this volume by Museum personnel. Quayle and his team traveled to and collected specimens from various islands in Polynesia including the Marquesas, the Society Islands, the Austral Islands, the Line Islands, and the Pitcairn Islands. Quayle visited forty-four islands. He...

Extracts from the journal of Ernest H. Quayle; v.4, 1922

 Item — Volume: K
Identifier: Archives Orn60
Scope and Contents A collection of daily field notes and journal entries from Quayle's time as assistant to leader Rollo Beck of the Whitney South Sea expedition from 1920 to 1922. These notes were compiled and edited from original material into this volume by Museum personnel. Quayle and his team traveled to and collected specimens from various islands in Polynesia including the Marquesas, the Society Islands, the Austral Islands, the Line Islands, and the Pitcairn Islands. Quayle visited forty-four islands. He...

Extracts from the journal of Ernest H. Quayle; v.5, 1922

 Item — Volume: L
Identifier: Archives Orn60
Scope and Contents A collection of daily field notes and journal entries from Quayle's time as assistant to leader Rollo Beck of the Whitney South Sea expedition from 1920 to 1922. These notes were compiled and edited from original material into this volume by Museum personnel. Quayle and his team traveled to and collected specimens from various islands in Polynesia including the Marquesas, the Society Islands, the Austral Islands, the Line Islands, and the Pitcairn Islands. Quayle visited forty-four islands. He...

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

 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 letters,...