WATSON, Joan Louisa interviewed by Jenny Campbell
Record Group — Box: 16
In this interview Joan explains how she and her husband Rex knew Dr. Geoffrey Orbell and their discovery of Takahē in Fiordland. She also talks of their subsequent expeditions’ with Dr. Fowler and Jack Sorenson to study the birds; And the publishing of articles about the discovery in papers and magazines throughout the world e.g. National Geographic and Time Magazine.
- Campbell, Jenny (Interviewer, Person)
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