Mexico, January 12 - August 3, 1904

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This field book documents the field work and travels of Goldman through Mexico between 12 January and 3 August 1904. Notes are a narrative description of bird, plant, and mammal specimen observed and collected interspersed with specimen lists from locations visited. Locations include City of Mexico, Chicapa (Oaxaca), Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Comitán (Chiapas), Tiopisca (Chiapas), Patzenaro, 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 16564-16727; bird specimen numbers range from 10355-11016; plant specimen numbers range from 720-1007. Specimen numbers are not consecutively listed.

Date Range


Start Date

Jan 12, 1904

End Date

Aug 03, 1904

Access Information

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


  • Pátzcuaro
  • Tuxtla Gutiérrez
  • Chicapa de Castro
  • Teopisca
  • Mexico
  • Comitán de Domínguez
  • Mexico City


  • 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 27 Folder 2