Mearns, Edgar A., California, 1894

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Abstract

The field book documents Edgar A. Mearns' field work in California, 1894. Entries are dated and headed location. Pages are numbered. Entries discuss travel details, locations (including names of ranches visited), descriptions of terrain, vegetation, flora and fauna observed. This includes lists of fauna observed with information about population abundance, sometimes on habitat. There descriptions can be extensive. Includes lists of birds seen as well as plants, and mammals. Sometimes terrain descriptions include elevation. The notebook is half blank. Locations include Quitovaquito [Quitobaquito], Arizona; Warsaw; Poso de Luis; Sonora; Colorado desert.

Date Range

1894

Start Date

1894

End Date

1894

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • Quitobaquito Hills
  • United States
  • California
  • Arizona

Form/Genre

  • 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