Mearns, Edgar Alexander, North America, 1872 - 1890

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The catalog documents mammals collected by Edgar A Mearns, 1872 - 1890. Documents numbers 1 - 4522. The information includes field number, type (scientific name), sex and age, date, and locality. Locality includes state, town, county, geographic locations (river, mountains), sometimes USNM catalog number, and specimen preparation. Locations include New York, Arizona, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Texas, California; and Chihuahua, Mexico.

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  • New York
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Mexico
  • Minnesota
  • California
  • Chihuahua
  • Arizona
  • Wisconsin


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-263

Collection name

Division of Mammals collection, Edgar Alexander Mearns Field Books, 1872 - 1893

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

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