Data for itinerary, Manila to San Francisco, September 15 - October 16, 1904

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This item includes a nine page account of Mearns's trip from Manila to San Francisco from 15 September to 16 October 1904. During this trip, Mearns observes specimens at sea and at the various ports he visits. Notes focus on birds observed but also mention fish and sea serpents, frog, mollusk, and crab specimens observed at Mogi, Japan, and birds observed throughout his trip. Localities include but are not limited to Nagasaki, Swan Island, and Formosa. Collector number 13737 (bird) is noted with measurements. Includes a sketch of a bird head.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 15, 1904

End Date

Oct 16, 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.


  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Mogi
  • San Francisco
  • United States
  • Philippines
  • Japan
  • Manila
  • California
  • Nagasaki


  • 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


Box 14 (SIA Box 21) Folder 25