Mexico, July 22 - September 18, 1896

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This field book documents the field work and travel of Goldman in Mexico between 22 July and 18 September 1896. Goldman's narrative notes record taxon and common names of plants and mammals observed and collected. Other types of specimen may also be recorded. Agricultural crops observed in various areas are also noted. Some common specimens rabbits, Kangaroo rats, mice, gophers, and prairie dogs. Locations include but are not limited to the mountains near Encarnación, Gómez Farías, La ventura, Rio Verde, and Jalpan. Goldman's notes also record altitudes, weather conditions (occasionally), how common a species is in a particular area, and descriptions of the route he traveled.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 22, 1896

End Date

Sep 18, 1896

Access Information

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  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • La Ventura
  • Río Verde
  • Gómez Farías
  • Jalpan
  • 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 26 Folder 6