Notes on a collecting expedition to Chepachet post office, Glocester Township, Providence County, Rhode Island

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Notes on a Collecting Expedition to Chepachet Post Office, Glocester Township, Providence County, Rhode Island, made by Dr. Edgar A. Mearns and his son, Louis di Zerega Mearns,1-8 September 1900. Mearns begins with a narrative summary of the trip, describing setting traps, and describing the general surrounding environment. Included are several lists: 1) plants seen; 2) fish of Chepachet collected; 3) measurements for specimens of Peronyscus collected in Chepachet and Newport; 3) list of mammals of Chepachet and surrounding regions of Glocester Township (as seen by or reported to Mearns).

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 01, 1900

End Date

Sep 08, 1900

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  • Ichthyology
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Newport
  • Rhode Island
  • United States
  • Chepachet


  • 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


Box 3 Folder 1