Mexico, April 21, 1898 - May 1, 1899

ID: SIA RU007364

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Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1898-1899

Citation: Edward William Nelson and Edward Alphonso Goldman Collection, circa 1873-1946 and undated

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Creator

Goldman, Edward Alphonso, 1873-1946

Abstract

This field book documents the field work and travels of Goldman through Mexico between 21 April 1898 and 1 May 1899. Notes are a narrative description of mammal and bird specimen observed and collected interspersed with specimen lists from locations visited. Flora, including agricultural crops, of various locations is also described. Locations include Victoria, Jaumave, Durango, Cocorit, Ocoroni, Chacala (Durango), Mazatlan, Batamotal, and other locations. Goldman keeps a very detailed record of travel, route, and locations visited and also comments on which specimen are common, altitude of localities, weather, and other observations in these notes. Specimen numbers for mammals range from 12418-12679. Specimen numbers are not consecutively listed.

Date Range

1898-1899

Start Date

Apr 21, 1898

End Date

May 01, 1899

Access Information

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Topic

  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Birds
  • Ornithology
  • Botany

Place

  • Chacala
  • Cócorit
  • Mexico
  • Batamotal
  • Mazatlán
  • Ciudad Victoria
  • Jaumave
  • Ocoroni

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 26 Folder 11