Specimens collected on the Mt. Kenia trip, September 18 - October 18, 1909

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Several pages of loose notes and a notebook. Loose notes consist of a list of birds Mearns (and perhaps Loring and Heller) collected on the Mt. Kenia trip (currently Kirinyaga) in British East Africa (currently Kenya), 18 September to 18 October 1909. Also includes mammals at Port Campala (Kampala), 21 December 1909; and Nile River birds (possibly seen but not collected) January 1910. The notebook includes mammals collected by Loring and perhaps Mearns, collector numbers 6826 to 6827, and brief narrative notes from [Narosoita?] River, 10 July 1909.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 10, 1909

End Date

Dec 31, 1909

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
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology


  • Kampala
  • Nile River
  • Uganda
  • Kirinyaga
  • Kenya


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 17 (SIA Box 24) Folder 6