Data for itinerary and narrative (Mount Apo expedition, June 9 - July 24, 1904)

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Abstract

This item contains itinerary and narrative information about the Mount Apo expedition Mearns conducted between 9 June to 24 July 1904 in the Philippines. This item includes an itinerary of Captain C. C. Smith's Expedition (13 June to 17 June 1904) and a typescript account by Corporal Fletcher L. Keller, Davao, Mindanao. Mearns accounts include notes on birds and mammals observed and collected, temperatures and elevations of localities visited, and descriptions of local Bagobo people and customs. Localities include but are not limited to Mount Apo and Talicud (Talikud) Island.

Date Range

1904

Start Date

Jun 09, 1904

End Date

Jul 24, 1904

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
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Apo, Mount
  • Philippines
  • Talikud Island

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary
  • Itineraries

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 14 (SIA Box 21) Folder 23