Mexican boundary survey (1892-1893), vol. 2, numbers 2494 - 4085

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This field book documents specimens collected by Dr. Edgar A. Mearns during the Mexican Boundary Survey. Entries include collection numbers, initial identifications, dates collected, and geographic location data. Geographic coverage begins in Animas Valley, New Mexico and continues through Arizona and California. Geographic data ranges from general (e.g., Nachoguero Valley, California) to more specific (e.g., Head of Barbacomori Creek, Arizona, altitude 5400). Also included are four loose-leaf inserts with handwritten notes, three of which appear to be lists of plants collected.

Date Range


Start Date

Oct 02, 1893

End Date

Aug 25, 1894

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Mexico
  • California
  • Arizona


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 11-097

Collection name

Edgar Alexander Mearns field books, 1892-1910, from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library