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 Record Group
Identifier: A0492
Dates: 1890 - 1991

WATSON, Joan Louisa interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 16
Identifier: H0171
Overview 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.
Dates: 2007

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