Notes and itineraries from travels on the island of Sulu, Zamboanga, Borneo, Mati, Mindanao, Rio Grande, Parang, Manay, and Malabang, November 11, 1903-March 19, 1904

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Diary containing Mearns's field notes and itineraries from travels in the Philippines from 1 November 1903 to 19 March 1904. Field notes document bird specimens observed and collected in various locations including but not limited to Sulu (currently Jolo Island), Zamboanga, Malabang, Cabasaran River, Mindanao, and Dipolog. Collector numbers for birds 13167-13423 are included.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 01, 1903

End Date

Mar 19, 1903

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


  • Mindanao
  • Dipolog
  • Philippines
  • Malabang
  • Zamboanga
  • Jolo Island


  • 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 10 (SIA Box 17) Folder 10