Catalogue of birds collected in Minnesota and Wisconsin

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Abstract

This field book contains several lists, catalogues and notes including: a catalogue of birds collected in Minnesota and Wisconsin (collector numbers starting at 7176); list of Wisconsin mammals (collector numbers 864-923); cold-blooded vertebrates of Wisconsin; shells sent to William H. Dall, 1891 (collector numbers 101-141); plants from Fort Clarke, Texas, 1892; grasses and sedges from Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, and Fort Snelling, Minnesota, 1888-1891 (collector numbers 1-857); "mammals sent to Smithsonian, Dec. 1891, numbers 54-1362"; "mammals sent in exchange to Mr. F. Stephans"; "mammals sent to American Museum Natural History, Dec. 1891"; ethnological notes including sketched map.

Date Range

1888-1892

Start Date

1888

End Date

1892

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
  • Mollusks
  • Plants
  • Invertebrates
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Camp Douglas
  • Texas
  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin

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 16