Photographs of Edgar A. Mearns and Balaeniceps

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

14 black and white photographs, some of which are duplicates, of Mearns and bird specimens he collected. None are include identifications except two photographs labeled “young Balaeniceps”. Location and date are unknown, but probably during the Smithsonian African Expedition from 1908-1910.

Date Range

1909

Start Date

Sep 18, 1909

End Date

Oct 18, 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.

Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007083

Collection name

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

Physical Description

14 photographs

Physical Location

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

Sublocation

Box 17 (SIA Box 24) Folder 11