Lists of birds collected at Fort Verde, Arizona, with notes, 1884-1887

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

This field book contains notes and list of birds in Arizona dated 1884. The list does not include collector numbers, but records species name, note on commonality, and location. Localities include the Santa Rita Mountains and Tucson. Also included is a box list of specimens (probably a packing list of specimens to be shipped). Miscellaneous notes are also included: notes for collector numbers 6016 and 6047-6048 taken in 1888, Fort Verde; notes for collector numbers 3349 and 4977 taken in 1884 at Beaver Creek and 1886 at Verde River, respectively.

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

  • Santa Rita Mountains
  • United States
  • East Verde River
  • Beaver Creek
  • Arizona
  • Tucson
  • Camp Verde

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 7 (SIA Box 14) Folder 1