Scientific expeditions -- Guyana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Research Associate. Gloria Hollister Anable papers
Abstract Gloria Hollister Anable, nee Gloria Hollister, was a naturalist and ichthyologist who, from 1928-1941, was employed as a Research Associate under Dr. William Beebe in the New York Zoological Society’s Department of Tropical Research. As a Research Assistant, she specialized in preparing ichthyological specimens, and she developed a new technique for preparing fish specimens in which the skin and internal organs of the fish were made transparent, rendering their skeletons far more useful for...
Dates: 1914 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1947
New York Zoological Society. Department of Tropical Research. Terrestrial expeditions. British Guiana and Venezuela records
Abstract These records document ecological studies undertaken by the Department of Tropical Research in British Guiana and Venezuela between 1916 and 1924. Chiefly represented are field and anatomical data on more than 400 species of birds, and research and manuscript materials on the fishes of Kartabo, British Guiana. Additional records document the ecology and invertebrates of Kartabo and amphibians, reptiles, and mammals observed in British Guiana and Venezuela.
Dates: 1916 - 1924