Miscellaneous specimen lists, 1871, 1878, 1882, 1898-1902, and undated

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Several lists of specimens from 1871, 1878, 1882, 1898-1902, and undated, collected in various parts of the United States. Some of these may be field notes; others are lists compiled from notes. Some lists include list of shells sent to Rev. E. H. Ashamun, 1898; list of shells sent through Prof. D. G. Elliot, 1898; list of shells sent to the American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1898; list of alcoholic mollusks sent to Smithsonian Institution, 1898; List of shells sent to the Borton Society of Natural History, 1898; list of land and fresh water mollusks collected in the vicinity of Fort Clark, Texas, 1898; list of Arizona Mammals; corrected list of mammals; list of Dr. Mearns types. Localities include but are not limited to Fort Clark, Las Moras Creek, and other localities in Kinney County, Texas.

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  • Animals
  • Mollusks
  • Mammalogy
  • Invertebrates


  • United States
  • Texas
  • Fort Clark
  • Las Moras Creek


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007083

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 10