Mexico and Washington, D. C., circa 1890s-1900s

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This album of black and white photographs taken during field investigations in Mexico sometime in the 1890s to 1900s (approximately between 1890-1910). Vegetation, birds, and mammals (including a ram and raccoon) are represented in these photographs. Also included are portraits and photos of villages, Indian artifacts, cities, and local inhabitants. Also includes photographs of Washington, D. C. buildings and scenery. At least one photograph is labeled Santa Lucia Mountains, California. Two photos are labeled La Barrancas and San Luis Potosi. Other locations are presumed to be Mexico, but the locations are not identified in the album. Includes a photograph of Goldman.

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


  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Santa Lucia Range
  • Mexico
  • California
  • San Luis Potosí


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

Accession #

SIA RU007364

Collection name

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

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 36 Folders 1-2