Schedule of Sabah trip to the Southern Islands (from Captain Crosby's log book), January 3 - January 10, 1906

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

Five page schedule for the Sabah trip to the Southern Islands (from Captain Crosby's log book), 3 to 10 January 1906. The Sabah trip started from Zamboanga, continued to the Southern Islands, and returned to Zamboanga. Includes a list of the named islands that were visited. Notes briefly mention shells and birds at Sibutu Island, descriptions of vegetation and crocodiles on Manuk Manuk Island, sea serpents 5 miles off of Sulu Island (currently Jolo Island), and other natural history notes.

Date Range

1906

Start Date

Jan 03, 1906

End Date

Jan 10, 1906

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

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Sibutu Island
  • Philippines
  • Jolo Island

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 14 (SIA Box 21) Folder 29