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[7th Archbold expedition summary] 1964

 Digital Work
Identifier: 100213095

Dates

  • 2017

General Note

Loose typescript sheets

General summary by Van Deusen describing the 7th Archbold Expedition to New Guinea. Details activities of Van Deusen and the party by month (March to September, 1964), including their journey from New York and arrival, organizational details such as the arrangement of permits, selecting and establishing camps and staffing, descriptions of the localities, area history and general collecting and species notes. Locations mentioned include Brisbane, Pindiu, Masba Creek and Gang Creek camps, Mt. Rawlinson, Lae and the Ulur camp

Hobart M. Van Deusen was a mammalogist and Assistant Curator of the Archbold Collections in the American Museum of Natural History Department of Mammalogy. He participated in the Cape York Expedition as well as three of the Archbold New Guinea Expeditions, leading the seventh in 1964

Part of AMNH Mammalogy Departmental Library and Archives

Cataloged through a 2015 Leon Levy Foundation Archives grant

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