Catalogue of birds and eggs sent to Alfred Benzon, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

This item contains a list of birds collected from 1875-1879 with collector numbers approximate ranging 14-1885. The list includes the number, sex and age, scientific name, date, and location (mostly New York). Also included is a list of eggs, 1873-1879, recording parent number, scientific name, date, set, and location. Localities include Sing Sing and Highland Falls in New York and Florida. 28 pages.

Date Range

1873-1879

Start Date

1873

End Date

1879

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

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • New York
  • Highland Falls
  • Florida

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 3