Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Joseph Asaph Allen correspondence, 1870-1919
Identifier: Mss .A451-.A452
Dates: Majority of material found within ( 1899-1902)
George Newbold Lawrence correspondence
Identifier: Mss .L39
Scope and Contents The George Newbold Lawrence Correspondence collection consists almost completely of handwritten, signed letters received by Lawrence from other ornithologists and naturalists from the United States and Europe discussing the classification of birds and the exchange of bird skins. Some of the folders contain drafts or copies of Lawrence's replies. While there is a small number of official letters from institutions, almost all of the letters are from individuals. In addition to 228 documents...
Dates: 1847-1894; Majority of material found within 1865-1894
Edgar A. Mearns correspondence, 1883-1915
Identifier: Mss .M43
Scope and Contents
The collection consists entirely of photocopies of handwritten letters. The first letter, dated May 17, 1883, is from Albert S. Bickmore, founder and superintendent of the AMNH, concerning Mearns's proposed donation of a collection of birds. The second letter is from curator J.A. Allen, discussing details of the specimens. Other correspondents include James P. Chapin, Frank M. Chapman, L.P. Gratacap, C. Hart Merriam, Jenness Richardson and Anthony Woodward.