Roy Chapman Andrews (January 26, 1884 – March 11, 1960) was an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History.
Roy Chapman Andrews (January 26, 1884 – March 11, 1960) was an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History. His popular writings about his adventures made him famous.
Ends of the Earth book. Along with Francis Younghusband, Teddy Roosevelt and Peter Fleming, Roy Chapman Andrews is one of my all-time writer/adventurer heroes, so this was a lot of fun. I've read a lot about Andrews (often sited as the role model for Indiana Jones), but this is my first book by him. It's a charming, highly eccentric work - very ess and most definitely written in "a simpler time.
Ends of the Earth Hardcover – January, 1988. by Roy Chapman Andrews (Author). The primary model for the fictional Indiana Jones character, this is one of the many tomes written by Dr. Andrews. Too often dismissed out of hand by most modern scientists, . was a fascinating character, with a deep love of natural science, hunting, and adventure in general.
Under a Lucky Star Alifetime of Adventure. Under a Lucky Star Alifetime of Adventure. 1871-1930 William Diller Matthew, Roy Chapman Andrews.
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This book was written about RCA's early days with the American Museum of Natural History in New York. RCA grew up in Wisconsin and, even at an early age when he received his first shotgun at age 9, it was evident he had wonderlust in his blood. RCA would go on to write several other books, some more detail or focused on specific trips, but Ends of the Earth tells of the early days and the life of high adventure during the early 1900's through the 1920's. His travels took him whaling in Alaska, Japan and Korea, seeking out the hinterlands of China and Mongolia as well as battling storms and fierce natives along the world's oceans.
Roy Chapman Andrews was a prolific author. All about Whales-children’s book (nonfiction). Ends of the Earth–nonfiction. On the Trail of Ancient Man–nonfiction. In addition to publishing many books he also contributed numerous articles for both scientific journals and popular magazines. Meet your Ancestors–nonfiction.
The New Conquest of Central Asia (1932)
Born Mrs. Yvette Borup Andrews, first wife of Roy Chapman Andrews, feeding Tibetan Bear cub in 1917. On July 13, 1923, the party was the first in the world to discover dinosaur eggs. Ends of the Earth (1929). The New Conquest of Central Asia (1932). This Business of Exploring (1935).