Eli M. Oboler Library
C. Hart Merriam/1890 Biological Manuscript Collection
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a copy of original documents relating to the 1890 biological expedition in Idaho by C. Hart Merriam. Although C. H. Merriam got official credit for the expedition, his chief naturalist and brother-in-law, Vernon Orlando Bailey, was a party leader and record keeper from the start of the expedition on 9 July, 1890 until August, 1890. The original document is housed at the Library of Congress, Manuscript Division.
The material in this collection is hand-written and at times, difficult to read.
Box Inventory Collection
Journal of a Trip in Idaho (1890) August 15-October 24. By C. Hart Merriam, MD of 1919-16 Street, Washington D.C. U.S. Department of Agriculture 1890