Correspondence, 1897-1898

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This item contains four letters. Mearns to Stejneger: regarding reptiles and batrachians from Fort Clark and Fort Hancock, Texas, for that department's reports on their Mexican Boundary collections, July [189?]. Grinnell to Mearns: regarding shrikes from San Clemente Island (California), 4 August, 1897. Beck to Mearns: about bird specimens sent to Mearns and discussing the possibility of trading, 20 April 1898. Ridgeway to Mearns: comparing Mearns's type of Lanius ludvicianus anthonyi to the type for L. l. gambeli and other notes on birds, 6 May 1898.

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  • Animals
  • Herpetology
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • United States
  • Texas
  • San Clemente Island
  • Fort Hancock
  • Fort Clark
  • California


  • 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 9 (SIA Box 16) Folder 9