Specimen catalogue, Arizona, 1884-1888

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

This field book contains a list or index of bird species that seems to correspond to Mearns’s main journal documenting his 1884-1888 field research in Arizona. Entries are organized in a table organized by species name. Beneath each species name, the following information is recorded: collector number, age, sex, date, page in journal (original 1884-1888 Arizona trip), measurements (x or blank).

Date Range

1884-1888

Start Date

1884

End Date

1888

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
  • Arizona

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 6 (SIA Box 13) Folder 7