Correspondence, 1911-1913, folder 1 : 1911

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Creator

Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916

Abstract

This folder is one of three containing correspondence from 1911-1913, which included letters from curators at the United States National Museum regarding specimens sent to the museum by Mearns, correspondence from Childs Frick, letters from the American Legation in Adis Ababa, and more. Correspondence is arranged chronologically. This folder contains correspondence from 1911. Letters from the following were included: Secretary (his letter introduces Mearns, e.g., to the diplomatic and consular officers of the United States) of the National Museum; Abercrombie and Fitch regarding expedition outfits; letters regarding collections shipped to the National Museum; curator and Assistant Secretary about collections from the Expedition.

Date Range

1911

Start Date

1911

End Date

1911

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

Place

Africa

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Correspondence

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

Sublocation

Box 18 (SIA Box 25) Folder 11