Field notes and journal, August-September 1894

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This field book contains notes from March to September 1894 on mammals, birds, plants, and reptiles and batrachians in Arizona. According the Smithsonian Institution Archives finding aid for this collection, it also includes notes on mammal and bird life of San Clemente, California. Notes were taken in Bloody Basin (Yavapai County), Gila City (currently Ligurta in Yuma County; deserted at the time of Mearns collecting) (1-5 March), the Colorado River (5 March to 7 April), "Adonde", "Naris Mountains", and "Pozo de Luis". No collector numbers are included.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 28, 1894

End Date

Aug 31, 1894

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
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • United States
  • Bloody Basin
  • Colorado River
  • California
  • Ligurta
  • Arizona
  • San Clemente


  • 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 8 (SIA Box 15) Folder 8