Abstract

17 black-and-white photographs documenting mammal specimens Mearns collected in Fort Verde [Camp Verde], Arizona, 1886-1887. Photos labeled with number (collector or photo number), date, some times sex, and location. One photo contains reference to page number in journal. Otters, badgers, mice, deer, antelope, kangaroo rats, cayotes, and "work of beavers" (photos of trees chewed by beavers) are included. One photograph (blueprint) of unidentified bird. Photograph of grave of "Wilson" who was killed by a Grizzly after shooting it. Localities include Ash Creek, Beaver Creek, Verde River, and Oak Creek.

Date Range

1886-1887

Start Date

1886

End Date

1887

Access Information

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Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Camp Verde
  • United States
  • Yavapai
  • White Mountains
  • Arizona

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

17 photograph

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 4