Arizona, November 12 - December 16, 1912

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This notebook contains notes on plants, birds, and mammals in the Grand Canyon between 12 November and 16 December 1912. Nelson's narrative notes describe plants found along the Grand Canyon, birds observed and collected, and mammals collected. Other specimen may also be noted. Locations include Cataract Canyon Trail and the Supai (Havasupai) Indian Reservation. Nelson also includes notes about the Havasupai with statistics of their birth and death rates.

Date Range


Start Date

Nov 12, 1912

End Date

Dec 16, 1912

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • United States
  • Havasupai Reservation
  • Grand Canyon
  • Cataract Canyon
  • Arizona


  • 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 11