Mexico, December 1902

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This field book documents Nelson's field research in various parts of Mexico in December 1902. This journal contains notes mostly on the vegetation of areas Nelson visit. Many plant species are referred to by taxonomic as well as common name. Locations include Torreon, Fresnillo, and other Mexico locations. Following many blank pages, Nelson includes notes on birds and bird calls.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 30, 1902

End Date

Nov 30, 1902

Access Information

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology


  • Torreón
  • Fresnillo
  • Mexico


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Diary

Accession #

SIA RU007364

Collection name

Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection, circa 1873-1946 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 15 Folder 2