Field notes, 1897-1901

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Abstract

Mostly notes Mearns kept during field work in Rhode Island. Includes notes on birds seen (and possibly collected) in Fort Adams and other parts of Rhode Island, and mammals and trees at Chepachet River. Also includes notes on trees and plants see in Little Rock, Arkansas and multiple Texas localities (including San Antonio). Also includes notes from a museum visit and personal notes. Notes dated 1897-1901.

Date Range

1897-1901

Start Date

1897

End Date

1901

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Topic

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

Place

  • Rhode Island
  • Chepachet River
  • San Antonio
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Fort Adams
  • Little Rock
  • Arkansas

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007083

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 2 Folder 8