Mexico, miscellaneous notes, 1895-1896

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This field book documents Nelson's field research in various parts of the Chiapas region in Southern Mexico between 1895 and 1896. This pocket sized notebook contains notes on and lists of the flora and fauna, particularly birds and small mammals, in the locations Nelson visits. Many species are referred to by taxonomic as well as common name. Locations include but are not limited to San Fernando, Pichucalco, Tenejapa, Guaquitepec, Tuxtla.

Date Range


Start Date

Aug 31, 1895

End Date

Jan 31, 1896

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology


  • Guaquitepec
  • Tuxtla Chico
  • Mexico
  • Pichucalco
  • San Fernando
  • Tenejapa


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

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 3