Data for Itinerary, May 1 - May 18, 1905 (Camp John Hay), November 27 - December 27, 1905 (San Isidro, Luzon, to Zamboanga)

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This three page itinerary contains journal-like entries about Mearns's travels for the military from 1 to 18 May 1905 (Camp John Hay) and 27 November to 27 December 1905 (San Isidro, Luzon, to Zamboanga). At Zamboanga, Mearns assumed the duties of Chief Surgeon, Department of Mindanzo. Includes data from Mearns's personal orders. Also includes brief notes on bird collected at Trinidad (Benguet) and birds observed and plants collected at Panay Island. Pages are numbered 53-55, indicating they may be part of a larger volume.

Date Range


Start Date

May 01, 1905

End Date

Dec 27, 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
  • Ornithology


  • La Trinidad
  • Panay
  • Philippines


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Itineraries
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007083

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

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


Box 14 (SIA Box 21) Folder 28