Additional data on the second Taraca expedition, Island of Mindanao, March 30 - April 12, 1904

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This item contains additional data on the second Taraca expedition, on the Island of Mindanao, Mearns conducted from 30 March to 12 April 1904. Most of these notes provide details of military activities and the attacks on the Moro people. (Notes on Moro Rebellion.) Brief notes about two ducks shot at "Lake Lanao" are included. Also included is a list of supplies, personnel of the medical organization, and a memorandum. 12 pages.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 30, 1904

End Date

Apr 12, 1904

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Taraka
  • Mindanao
  • Philippines


  • 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 14 (SIA Box 21) Folder 19