Mexico, field notes, March 7 - June 24, 1893

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This field book documents Goldman's field research and travels in Mexico between 7 March and 6 June 1893. The notes are a narrative and describe mostly mammal and bird specimens observed and collected, routes traveled, and other observations. Goldman uses both common and scientific names to refer to specimens. Examples of frequently noted specimens include mice, voles, shrews, gophers, and sparrows. Many more varieties of specimen are included. Goldman includes elevations and environmental information of localities where specimen are collected. Locations include but are not limited to Tula, Pachuca, El Chico, Tehuacan, Huamantla, Sierra Malinche, and Malpais.

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 07, 1893

End Date

Jun 24, 1893

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  • Tula
  • Tehuacán
  • Huamantla
  • Pachuca de Soto
  • Mexico
  • Huehuetlán el Chico


  • 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 26 Folder 3