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Central Asiatic Expeditions : maps, staff and transportation

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 148
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Third Asiatic Expedition to China and Mongolia, 1921-1930. The film opens with animated maps tracing the routes of the expeditions. Members of the expedition staff are introduced as they work in the field: Roy Chapman Andrews, leader; Walter Granger, chief paleontologist; Albert Thomson, assistant paleontologist; Leslie Erskine Spock, geologist; Alonzo W. Pond, archaeologist; and Captain W. P. T. Hill, topographer. The next segment shows the problems the expedition...
Dates: 1922-1928

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  • Names: American Museum of Natural History X
  • Names: Shackelford, James B. X
  • Repository: Research Library Special Collections X
  • Subject: Moving Images X
  • Subject: Scientific expeditions -- Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) X
  • Subject: Gobi Desert (Mongolia and China) -- Description and travel X
  • Subject: Scientific expeditions -- Asia, Central X