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Bird islands of Peru

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 16
Scope and Contents Filmed during the Brooklyn Museum's Peruvian Littoral Expedition, 1919-1920. This film was made during the expedition to the islands off Peru under the auspices of the Brooklyn Museum. Robert Cushman Murphy, who was then a curator of the Department of Natural Science at the Brooklyn Museum, led the expedition and narrates the film. The expedition went to study the guano-producing birds on these islands. Some of the footage in this film was purchased from the National Guano Administration of...
Dates: [1920?]

Peruvian Littoral Expedition collection

 Collection
Identifier: Archives Orn84
Scope and Contents

Includes a catalog of species, a field journal of Robert Cushman Murphy and a map of the expedition itinerary is found in a separate folder.

Dates: 1919-1920

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  • Names: Murphy, Robert Cushman, 1887-1973 X
  • Names: Peruvian Littoral Expedition of the Brooklyn Museum (1919-1920) X

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