Correspondence, February to October 1905

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This folder includes various correspondence dated 2 February to 21 October 1905. Much of the correspondence are special orders to Mearns from the War Department. Also includes a letter from F. L. Keller detailing his travels with notes about itineraries of Mearns’s colleague Mr. Goodfellow. A letter from Charles M. [Maigne?] containing brief notes on birds observed is included. A letter from Mr. Richmond about specimens is also included. Finally, a letter from Mr. Porter to Mearns about a Hawk collected and personal matters is also included.

Date Range


Start Date

Feb 02, 1905

End Date

Oct 21, 1905

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology




  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

Accession #

SIA RU007083

Collection name

Edgar Alexander Mearns Papers, circa 1871-1916, 1934 and undated

Physical Description

6 letters

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Birds


Box 14 (SIA Box 21) Folder 2