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Whitney South Sea Expedition

Journal and letters of William F. Coultas

by William F. Coultas

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Description and travel,
  • Ornithology,
  • Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941),
  • Scientific expeditions,
  • Travel,
  • Birds

  • About the Edition

    Letters, daily observations, and journal entries from Coultas"s time as member and leader of the Whitney South Sea Expedition. During this time, he and his team collected specimens from various islands, including the Solomon Islands, Carolines, Marianas, Guam and the Bismarck Archipelago. Coultas was a professional collector who participated in the expedition from late 1929 to 1935. He was selected to be the third leader, directing the expedition between 1930 to 1935.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesJournal and letters of William F. Coultas
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History, Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History Collection, Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1920-1941), American Museum of Natural History Field Book Project (2015)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 volumes (269, 292, 384, 475 leaves) :
    Number of Pages475
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26209507M
    OCLC/WorldCa919314402

    BIRDS COLLECTED DURING THE WHITNEY SOUTH SEA EXPEDITION. XLII, NOTES ON THE GENERA HALCYON, TURDUS AND EUROSTOPODUS. Mayr, Ernst. Published by Amer Museum Novitates () Magazine / Periodical. Used AbeBooks, the AbeBooks logo, , "Passion for books." and "Passion for books. Books for your passion.". We recently completed digitization of the Whitney South Sea Expedition field notes and are thrilled to have commenced work on the Archbold material. Arguably, the most rewarding aspect of participating in this project is raising awareness of some rather remarkable individuals and expeditions. One example is the 2nd Archbold Expedition to New.

    Murphy was general manager of the Whitney South Sea Expedition that operated for about a decade from on the schooner France, although he was never able to join it himself. He was under pressure at the museum to study the new collections quickly, and he was much aided in this by biologist Ernst Mayr, a scientist destined for great eminence. During the Whitney South Sea Expedition, Murphy's expertise kept him out of the field so that specimens could be processed, studied and classified as soon as they arrived. In , Murphy faced the daunting task of cataloging the , birds acquired by the AMNH when it purchased Lord Rothschild's Tring collection.

    main page. The Southern New Hebrides An Ethnological Record. Posted on by qobos by qobos. schooner 'France' to lead the Whitney South Sea Expedition. Murphy was general manager of this expedition, which lasted a decade or so. L. C. San- ford then persuaded Harry Payne Whitney and his family to contribute, in cooperation with the City of New York, funds for a new wing of the.


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Whitney South Sea Expedition by William F. Coultas Download PDF EPUB FB2

Letters, daily observations, and journal entries from Coultas's time as member and leader of the Whitney South Sea Expedition. During this time, he and his team collected specimens from various islands, including the Solomon Islands, Carolines, Marianas, Guam.

Daily notes, observations, and journal entries from Hamlin's time as participant and leader of the Whitney South Sea Expedition from to in various islands in Melanesia, including the Solomon Islands, the Louisiade Archipelago, the D'Entrecasteaux island group, Woodlark Island, the Trobriands, and Papua New Guinea.

The AMNH Whitney South Sea Expedition was an expedition initiated by Dr. Leonard C. Sanford and funded by Harry Payne Whitney, with the mission of systematically exploring Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia for previously undiscovered or little-known bird specimens.

It was the largest ornithological expedition ever conceived. Whitney South Sea Expedition. Coultas, William F. American Museum of Natural History Field Book Project Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History () Publication Details [between and ] Year.

Holding : William F. Coultas. The AMNH Whitney South Sea Expedition was an expedition initiated by Dr. Leonard C. Sanford and funded by Harry Payne Whitney, with the mission of systematically exploring Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia for previously undiscovered or little-known bird specimens.

Photocopy of Walter Eyerdam's Whitney South Sea Expedition obituary file laid-in. Journal entries with observations from Eyerdam's time collecting on the Whitney South Sea Expedition from to These notes were compiled and edited into this volume from original material by Museum personnel.

Daily field notes (many mentioning Ernest Quayle) from Beck's time as leader of the Whitney South Sea Expedition from to Beck was the leader of field research for the first eight years of the Whitney South Seas Expedition.

Whitney South Sea Expedition. Letters from Rollo H. Beck, field representative from the Museum, from to date (July 4, ), with other papers relating to the endowment and conduct of the Expedition. The AMNH Whitney South Sea Expedition was an ornithological expedition originated by Dr.

Leonard C. Sanford and funded by Harry Payne Whitney, with the mission of systematically exploring Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia for previously undiscovered or little-known bird specimens.

Download Book. View at Internet Archive. Close Dialog Download book. Download PDF Download All Download JPEG Download Text. Whitney South Sea Expedition. Pages; Table of Contents. Department of Ornithology. Whitney South Sea Expeditions Collection., American Museum of Natural History Field Book Project and Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History The AMNH Whitney South Sea Expedition was an expedition initiated by Dr.

Leonard C. Sanford and funded by Harry Payne Whitney, with the mission of systematically exploring Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia for previously undiscovered or little-known bird specimens.

It was the largest ornithological expedition ever conceived. By William F. Coultas, American Museum of Natural History., Whitney South Sea Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History Collection., American Museum of Natural History Field Book Project and Whitney South Sea Expedition of the.

THE WHITNEY SOUTH SEA EXPEDITION. By Frank M. Chapman. See all Hide authors and affiliations. Science 25 Jan Vol.

81, Issuepp. DOI: /science Article; Info & Metrics; eLetters; PDF; This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears. In Beck led the AMNH Whitney South Sea Expedition, an ornithological expedition originated by Dr. Leonard C. Sanford and funded by Harry Payne Whitney, with the mission of systematically exploring Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia for previously undiscovered or little-known bird specimens.

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Catalog of mammals collected between and by participants on the Whitney South Sea Expedition. Information includes field catalog number, animal name, locations and dates.

Locations include the Society Islands, Fiji, the Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal, British New Guinea, Samoa, the New Hebrides and Santa Cruz. Party: Whitney South Sea Expedition Details. The Whitney Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History was begun in the summer offunded by Harry Payne Whitney and his family.

Its original purpose was to study the birds of the Pacific Islands.He also helped plan the Whitney South Sea Expedition. In the family moved to Stony Brook.

InMurphy led the expedition that rediscovered the Bermuda petrel, or cahow, a bird believed to have been extinct for years. He wrote over scientific articles apart from his books.Coultas joined the Whitney South Sea Expedition in and acted as leader from to Coultas was a professional collector, who with his friend Walter Eyerdam had initially approached Robert Cushman Murphy, curator of birds at AMNH, about funding for an expedition to East Siberia.