Field notes, Fort Snelling, Minnesota, November 5 - November 13, 1891

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This field book contains notes Mearns took from 5-22 November 1891 (dates in title are inaccurate) during his travels from Crookston to Hallock, Minnesota (trip from Saint Paul, Minnesota, near Fort Snelling to Hallock). Mearns describes birds seen during this trip and includes notes on birds collected (7517-7524). Notes and measurements of moose and sorax specimens are also included, as is a letter from E. Hillenbrand to Mearns (January 11, 1892). Localities include Tamarack Creek and Middle River.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 05, 1891

End Date

Nov 22, 1891

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


  • United States
  • Hallock
  • Minnesota
  • Crookston
  • Tamarack Creek
  • Middle River


  • 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 7 (SIA Box 14) Folder 14