Birds and eggs sent to R. P. Nicholls

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Abstract

These field notes contain specimen lists of birds and eggs collected by E. Hart Merriam from around 1872-1878 that were send to R. P. Nicholls in England. Number ranges are as follows: 40s, 200s-1800s. The eggs were collected in New York, and notes about eggs include specific locality information, date collected, and the name of the species. Specimen list for birds contains sex, collector or personal number, and scientific name of the bird.

Date Range

1872-1878

Start Date

1872

End Date

1878

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Birds at (202) 633-0800 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • New York
  • United States

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007083

Collection name

Edgar Alexander Mearns Papers, circa 1871-1916, 1934 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 1 (SIA Box 8) Folder 2