Lists of specimens collected and seen on a trip from Fort Snelling to Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, July 1890, and notes on the summer birds of Southeastern Minnesota

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

Field book includes multiple lists. The first is a list of specimens (with measurements) collected and seen on a trip from Fort Snelling to Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, 9-28 July 1890, collector numbers collector numbers 7300 to 7349 (collector numbers are corrected in red to 7124 to 7168). The second, notes on plants, June 1888 to July 1889, seen or collected in Kanabec County, Minnesota, and other localities. The third, notes on the summer birds of Southeastern Minnesota: "these notes are made based on observations in marching 227 1/2 miles from Fort Snelling, Minnesota, to Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, with the 3d U. S. Infantry, occupying the period from July 8th to 24th, inclusive". In this list, birds are listed by scientific name, under which are listed collector numbers corresponding to that species. Root River is given as a locality for this list and collector numbers range from approximately 7279 to 7563.

Date Range

1888-1890

Start Date

1888

End Date

1890

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
  • Minnesota
  • Camp Douglas
  • Root
  • Kanabec
  • 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 8 (SIA Box 15) Folder 6