Unidentified notebook, circa 1870s

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

This field book contains an 11 page specimen list of birds collected from 18 September to 3 November 1876. The creator of this field book is unknown. The list includes measurements and brief descriptions of each specimen. Localities are Putnam County, Highlands Falls, and other locations in New York state. A list of eggs from Westchester County, New York is also inserted in the back of the book.

Date Range

1876

Start Date

Sep 18, 1876

End Date

Nov 03, 1876

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
  • Westchester
  • Highland Falls
  • Putnam

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 7