Correspondence, 1891

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This item contains two letters to Mearns regarding his field research. One letter, 12 September 1891, to Mearns from Avery, thanks Mearns for a report he sent about his research in Minnesota. The other letter, 19 February 1891, from J. A. Allen of the Department of Mammalogy and Ornithology, American Museum of Natural History, contains information about labels for several bird specimens, but does not mention where the specimens were collected.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 19, 1891

End Date

Sep 12, 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
  • Ornithology


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007083

Collection name

Edgar Alexander Mearns Papers, circa 1871-1916, 1934 and undated

Physical Description

2 letters

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds


Box 8 (SIA Box 15) Folder 7