Notes from Plattsburgh, New York, midwestern and western United States, islands of the Pacific Ocean, and Manila, June 9 - August 4, 1905

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This field book contains diary entries consisting of lists of mostly birds but also mammals Mearns observed in various parts of New York, the midwestern and western United States, localities in the Pacific Ocean, and Manila, 9 June to 4 August 1905. Mearns collected this data as he traveled west for a second expedition to the Philippines. No collector numbers are included. A few of the many locations in which birds and mammals were observed include Lake Champlain (NY), Buffalo (NY), Circleville (OH), Saint Louis (MO), Fort Sill (OK), Colorado Springs (CO), Salt Lake (NV), San Francisco (CA), Sula Sula (Guam), and Manila Bay (Philippines).

Date Range


Start Date

Jun 09, 1905

End Date

Aug 04, 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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • New York
  • United States
  • Philippines
  • Oklahoma
  • California
  • Circleville
  • Colorado
  • Missouri
  • Guam
  • Manila Bay
  • Ohio
  • Buffalo
  • Nevada


  • 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


Box 10 (SIA Box 17) Folder 15