Correspondence, July 1907-1908

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Included in this correspondence are letters from curators at the United States National Museum pertaining Mearns's collections, military orders and memos, and several letters from a publisher, Casper W. Hodgson, asking Mearns to assist him in publishing a map of Mindanao. Several letters from Charles w. Richard about issues with the bird collection sent to the museum by Mearns, a letter by O. J. Mason regarding anthropological specimens, and a letter by [T. W. True?] about a paper on Philippine mammals are included. Letter dates range from 23 August 1907 to 28 September 1908.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 23, 1907

End Date

Sep 28, 1908

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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 16 (SIA Box 23) Folder 17