Johnson, David H., Arnhem Land Expedition, Darwin, N.T., Australia Oenpelli, Alice, Springs, Northern Territory

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The specimen catalog documents David H. Johnson's participation in the Arnhem Land Expedition, Darwin, N.T., Australia, March 20 - November 29, 1948. Pages are numbered. The catalog is headed by location (sometimes detailing that a type of structure where collected) and date. Entries list field number (5400 - 5999), type, measurements (4), and notes relating usually to preparation or habitat when collected. Locations include Port Langdon, Lake Hubert, Cape Arnhem, Coburg [Cobourg] Peninsula, Oenpelli [Oenpelli Mission], Alice Springs, Northern Territory.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 20, 1948

End Date

Nov 29, 1948

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.




  • Port Langdon
  • Cobourg Peninsula
  • Cape Arnhem
  • Northern Territory
  • Australia
  • Oenpelli MIssion
  • Alice Springs


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-250

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, David H. Johnson Field Books, 1947-1956

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals