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The Adventuress' Virgin Voyage: The Borden Alaska Expedition Centennial

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04-05-2014 12:00:00 04-05-2014 12:00:00 America/New_York The Adventuress' Virgin Voyage: The Borden Alaska Expedition Centennial | 3pm In 1913, Museum researcher Roy Chapman Andrews set off on the Borden Alaska Expedition aboard the sleek new schooner Adventuress. Hoping to collect a bowhead whale, Andrews did not reach his goal; yet the story of the planning for the trip and the journey itself paint a fascinating picture of the Museum and its efforts 100 years ago. Join Tom Baione, Boeschenstein Director of Library Services, for a lecture about the expedition, illustrated with photographs and findings from Museum archives. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=162232 The American Museum of Natural History The American Museum of Natural History

May 04, 2014
3pm
The American Museum of Natural History
New York
All Ages
Description: In 1913, Museum researcher Roy Chapman Andrews set off on the Borden Alaska Expedition aboard the sleek new schooner Adventuress. Hoping to collect a bowhead whale, Andrews did not reach his goal; yet the story of the planning for the trip and the journey itself paint a fascinating picture of the Museum and its efforts 100 years ago. Join Tom Baione, Boeschenstein Director of Library Services, for a lecture about the expedition, illustrated with photographs and findings from Museum archives.

Address: 200 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: 2127695800
Website: www.amnh.org

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