Correspondence, 1878

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Three letters from Millis Mittich (to Mearns?) from 1878. Letters are dated from Forth Klamath, Oregon, and discuss birds. One letter is accompanied by a memoranda (created by Mearns?) with list of birds by common name, sex, date, and environmental surrounding. Some longer descriptions are included. The location in which the birds listed were collected is unknown.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 29, 1878

End Date

Oct 31, 1878

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Oregon
  • Fort Klamath
  • United States


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007083

Collection name

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

Physical Description

3 letters

Physical Location

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


Box 3 (SIA Box 10) Folder 7