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Abstract

This item is a volume of miscellaneous. mostly undated notes including some notes that are possibly duplicated from other journals of Mearns. This volume includes the following notes: index, possibly to journals from Mearns Arizona trip from 1884-1888; some journal entries from October and December 1884 and July 1886 (some entries have been marked "this page worked up in ms [manuscript]"); table of measurements of Mammals collected on a trip to Flagstaff and the Natural Bridge, Arizona, no date; rough draft of fragments of a manuscript regarding Arizona mammals; table of measurements of two species of hares from Arizona and New Mexico; copy of an agreement between Mearns and Dr. Merriam, stating that Mearns would send specimens of mammals to Merriam (February 8, 1886). Some localities in this volume include Fort Verde, Natural Bridge (it is unclear which Arizona natural bridge), and Flagstaff in Arizona and New Mexico. Also includes a sketch on the cover verso of a fish with some description.

Date Range

1884-1886

Start Date

1884

End Date

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.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Camp Verde
  • United States
  • New Mexico
  • Flagstaff
  • Arizona

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketches

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 10