Catalogue of ornithological specimens received into my collection

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Abstract

This book contains a catalog of ornithological specimens received into Mearns's collection from other collectors. The catalog uses the following data columns: original number, catalogue number, and specimen (usually including name and sex). Collectors include Wm. L. Bresse, Dr. F. Gente, Jas, H. Roome, E. J. Maynard, Frederic S. Osborn, Thos. W. Wilson, Wm. K Gente, Eugene P. Bickwell, N. C. Brown, Lieutenant Willis Wittich, Alfred Benzon, R. P. Nicholls, William Brewester, Franklin Benner, Louis A. Derega, A. K. Fisher, and perhaps others. Many of the collectors collected in New York. Collections from R. P. Nicholls are from England.

Date Range

1868-1880

Start Date

1868

End Date

1880

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
  • England

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 2 (SIA Box 9) Folder 6