Field notes and specimen lists, September 1, 1885 - June 5, 1886

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This volume contains daily journal entries and specimen lists of birds and mammals seen and collected from 1 September 1885 to 5 June 1886 in Fort Verde (currently Camp Verde), Arizona. Collector numbers 4188-4880 (birds) and 238-406 (mammals) are included. Also included are the following: correspondence (Elliot Coues to William Rice); itineraries; description of birds; a "List of Mammals wanted by Professor J. A. Allen for the Exhibition Collection of the American Museum of Natural History"; and an index of bird and mammal species in this volume.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 01, 1885

End Date

Jun 05, 1886

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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Camp Verde
  • United States
  • Arizona


  • 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


Box 6 (SIA Box 13) Folder 1