Mexico, January 1 - March 8, 1895

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This field book documents Nelson's travels and field work in Mexico between 1 January and 8 March 1895. Nelson's daily, narrative notes describe the course and events of his travels. Most of these notes describe social observations. Nelson also includes notes about agriculture (coffee plantations) and the vegetation of locations he visits. Nelson also includes notes about an earthquake occurring in November 1894. Locations include but are not limited Acapulco, Rio Verde, Panixltahuaca, Juguila, Pochutla trees.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 01, 1895

End Date

Mar 08, 1895

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Geology--Mexico
  • Ornithology
  • Botany


  • Oaxaca
  • Tuxtepec
  • Choapan
  • Mexico
  • Tlacotalpán
  • Totontepec Villa de Morelos


  • 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 14 Folder 4