Notes from Manila, Nagasaki, and major seaports on the return trip to the United States as well as several locations in the continental United States, September 21 - October 1904, November 19 - December 5, 1904

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Abstract

This field book contains notes on birds Mearns observed or collected on his return trip from the Philippines and notes on birds and mammals observed in various localities in the United States shortly after returning from his trip. Entries range in date from around 15 September to 13 October 1904 and 19 November to 2 January 1905. Only collector number 13737, for a bird collected at sea, is included. Localities en route from the Philippines include Manila, Nagasaki, and Mogi. Brief notes during this period remark on crabs and shells collected. United States localities include Romero (state?), Circleville (OH), and Plattsburg [sic] (NY). Sketch of a bird included.

Date Range

1904-1905

Start Date

Sep 15, 1904

End Date

Jan 02, 1905

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

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Circleville
  • Mogi
  • New York
  • Plattsburgh
  • United States
  • Philippines
  • Japan
  • Ohio
  • Manila
  • Nagasaki

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

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 10 (SIA Box 17) Folder 14