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Allison Armour and the Utowana

Barbour, Thomas

Allison Armour and the Utowana

an appreciation of Allison Vincent Armour and of the services which he rendered to the sciences of archaeology, botany, and zoology

by Barbour, Thomas

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Armour, Allison Vincent, 1863-1941.,
    • Utowana (Yacht),
    • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby T. Barbour.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH31.A72 B37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination65 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages65
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3917098M
      LC Control Number81483237

      A reward will be paid to anyone returning this book to above address Begun Peradeniya, Ceylon Jan.9 Close Jaffna, Ceylon Feb 6, [top of page in pencil] OK And P. H. Dorsett Brownea macrophylla Beautiful species with very large flower clusters of a bright rose shade with long protruding bright colored stamens. One of the rare. Like Thomas Barbour of the MCZ, Fairchild was a friend of Allison Armour, and what a great friend for a Caribbean biologist to have. Armour outfitted his ton steamer Utowana as a research vessel, providing it as a platform for numerous important cruises around the Caribbean and beyond (a “floating palace” according to Fairchild).

      privately printed book, ''Allison Armour and the Utowana.'' refers to his visits to Beata aboard the Utowana in the spring of and again in April of In the Utowana apparently made another visit to Beata Island, for one of the plants collected by the botanists aboard. David Fairchild and P. H. Dorsett. proved to be new and was. Landscape scene. Name of Expedition: Allison V. Armour Expedition Participants: Charles F. Millspaugh, Edward P. Allen, Edward S. Isham Jr.,Jordan L. Mott Jr.

        Millspaughwas a guest of Allison V. Armour, the Chicago meat-packing millionaire, on a West Indian cruise on the yacht ‘Utowana’; they visited the Cayman Islands during February, The chief set of Millspaugh’s specimens is in the Tea Banker . In the mids, "Utowana" was purchased by Allison V. Armour and refitted for scientific exploration in the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Southeast Asia, West Africa. Source: The story appears in David Fairchild's book "Exploring for Plants", pp. 1 – 2, , , West Africa. A photo of Utowana after refitting appears on p. 9.


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Barbour. Title Allison, Armour, Cornelius Vanderbilt Summary Photograph shows Allison Vincent Armour (), Cornelius Vanderbilt IV (), and an unidentified man probably on Armour's boat, the Utowana after the King's Cup race.

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TY - BOOK TI - Plantae Utowanae. Plants collected in Bermuda, Porto Rico, St. Thomas, Culebras, Santo Domingo, Jamaica, Cuba, The Caymans. Get this from a library. Plantae Utowanae. Plants collected in Bermuda, Porto Rico, St. Thomas, Culebras, Santo Domingo, Jamaica, Cuba, the Caymans, Cozumel, Yucatan and the Alacran shoals.

Dec. to Mar. The Antillean cruise of the yacht Utowana. Allison V. Armour, owner and master. [Charles Frederick Millspaugh]. Etymology. The specific name, armouri, is in honor of Mr. Allison Vincent Armour, an American philanthropist, owner of the yacht, Utowana, used for scientific expeditions.

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ReferencesFamily: Leiocephalidae. Thus were born the Allison V. Armour Expeditions. From to eight expeditions aboard the Utowana were made throughout the Mediterranean, North and West Africa, the Canary and Balearic Islands, Ceylon, Java, Sumatra, Mexico, the Gulf of California, Central and South America and the West Indies.

Under the auspices of the US Department of Agriculture, Kew and Harvard, Dr. Fairchild’s. Allison Vincent Armour (). American Businessman, son of George Armour ().

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Armour () (Todd, ). These two wealthy businessmen had a strong interest in plant exploration and the development of agricultural research in the U.S.A.

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Forgotten Books, United States, Paperback. Book Condition: New. x mm. Language: English. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Mr. Allison V.

Armour, of Chicago - through whose generous patronage the. Feb 1, - Explore caymannature's board "Historic Cayman" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cayman islands, Grand cayman and Island pins. Buy Reptiles and amphibians; their habits and adaptations by Thomas Barbour online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop Range: $30 - $ David Fairchild (–) was one of the most important plant explorers and collectors from the USA.

His documents, letters, and photographs are housed at the Archives and Library of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (ALFTBG).

Between andFairchild mostly performed his plant hunting activities on board the research yacht Utowana. The last of these expeditions took place in Author: Philip E. Rose, Keron C. Campbell, Tracy Commock, Nancy Korber, Janet Mosely Latham, Marianne. A NATURALIST IN CUBA by Thomas Barbour, Illustrated 1st Ed in DJ, Rare.

named Utowana and that was also owned by Allison Armour (Fig. This previous sailing steamer was involved in several expeditions during the late 19th and early 20th Fig. 1 Image of the research yacht Utowana in Gambia (). This was the second research vessel owned by Allison Armour to sponsor scientific expeditions.

4 IGUANA • VOL NUMBER 1 • MARCH HENDERSON Print of Corallus caninuscapturing a domestic chicken (from an unknown source). Currently, we have no evidence of emeralds preying on birds (domestic or otherwise) by day or night.

A philanthropist, Armour liked being around scientists enough to shuttle them to research sites around the world on his yacht, the Utowana. He contributed tens of thousands of dollars to the field station during its early years and donated a launch, called the AVA, to the : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.USS Utowana (SP) – also known as USS Victorine (SP)-- was a fishing trawler acquired by the U.S.

Navy during World War Navy had planned to use her as a minesweeper based out of Kittery, Maine; however, Utowana spent most of her service time operating as an armed patrol craft, responsible for escorting Allied ships across the dangerous North Atlantic Ocean.